Of course he is allowed and commanded by the Party to do it !!!
And he just happens to make a point of describing himself as a "Christian" while he ridicules all relgions for not banning cannibalism openly in their dogma.
Yup, I think you've got it right, Saturnino.
When's the last time you heard of a work of art that glorifies the independence of the human spirit being promulgated by Big Brother -- either in China or any country?
Psy-ops for sure, TB. Trying to subliminally drag us right down to the animal level like Dr. Makow says, to desensitize us.
Personally I prefer dogs playing poker.