People who eat one other because of the famine are not cannibals. Cannibals are those who don’t want to redistribute the church’s gold to the starving

 

-Governmental poster from Socialist Russia

Ersatz

Ersatz

is a situation found in chess and other games wherein one player is put at a disadvantage because they must make a move when they would prefer to pass and not move. The fact that the player is compelled to move means that their position will become significantly weaker.