Among this group of cannibals can highlight those by eating other people's claim in the eyes of a small anti-social groups, showing himself a superman. Cannibalism may also serve as a means of self-affirmation, when a man tries to prove to himself that he is able to overcome all the taboos and norms, doing just as he wants himself. 5. In ancient times, at the stage of transition from animals to humans, cannibalism was generally widespread, and the human body is used in food, animals and plants. Etobyla most savage era, when people are not yet fully identified themselves from the animal world and especially among their own kind, which seems to be permanently preserved in the most archaic tribes. Many primitive people even thought that some animals are not only superior to them with his physical strength, but also smarter, more cunning, resourceful them. I think that failure itself from the animal world, neoschuschenie himself as a person, the more autonomous, is a major cause of cannibalism in the so-called prehistoric times.