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Buddhist ethics during a Zombie attack
I listen to books on cd while working sometimes... and am currently listening to "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies", wherein the Bennett girls have to navigate the social mores of the time, the taciturn Mr. Darcy, Bingley's sisters, and a Zombie plague. It is looking like the payoff will be Mr Collins getting eaten by his wife.
The only way to dispatch Zombies is to behead them, which is of course unthinkable with the living. But since zombies are the dead who have been reanimated by a mysterious plague, what are the ethics around dispatching them? It would be possible to avoid having to do this with the old style slow Zombies ("Night of the living dead"). They are easy to outrun...or even outwalk, and you would have to have your leg trapped under a fallen beam or something for them to lurch up to you and devour your brains. The new fast Zombie ("28 Days Later") are a different story. they cannot be outrun, and will relentlessly pursue you.
So as a Buddhist how would deal with a Zombie attack?