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Beans--try Pythagoras?

Posted by R. Berg on January 03, 2001

In Reply to: Eating beans is a crime equal to eating the head of one's parents posted by michael fisher on January 03, 2001

: Who said this and is this a correct or complete quote?

I don't have all that info, but abstention from beans was part of Pythagoras's doctrine. Pythagoreans believed that human souls were reincarnated in beans (as well as in animals).