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In Haiti, there is a law making it illegal to turn someone into a zombie.

 

In Haiti, there is a law making it illegal to turn someone into a zombie.



Throughout Haitian culture, it has been common for voodoo shamans to turn the dead into zombies.

It was thought there were two parts of the soul, one that controls bodily functions and another that controls emotions.

By removing these, you are left with a lifeless human who can be used as a slave.

If you were the keeper of their spirit or soul, then you controlled the zombie.

It is said that using a special concoction or poison can do this to a person, and the act of turning someone into a zombie in Haiti is now illegal.

Article 249 prohibits this and will prosecute anyone caught turning someone into a zombie with murder.

The slouching, flesh-eating zombie has become one of the most in-vogue creatures in current TV and movie offerings, appearing in films like "World War Z" and in the AMC series "The Walking Dead."

Most rational people scoff at the suggestion that zombies are real, but a number of respected medical experts and academic journals have presented evidence that zombies are, in fact, real.

To understand the zombie phenomenon and its Haitian roots, an appreciation of the practice of vodou (sometimes spelled voodoo or vodun) is needed. A religion based in West Africa, voodou is still practiced in varying forms throughout the Caribbean, Brazil, the American South and other places with a strong African

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