What are two criticisms of the European society which the three cannibals make at the end of the essay?

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"Of Cannibals" is just one of more than 100 essays in Michel de Montaigne's collection titled Essays, originally published in the year 1580. In this particular piece, the author praises the culture of a tribe living in Brazil, even though they kill and eat the bodies of their enemies after victories in battle. While making it clear that he is definitely not a proponent of cannibalism, Montaigne describes the virtuous principals that people of this tribe adhere to in their day-to-day lives and the great society they've built. He comes to the conclusion that,...

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