Torah, Deuteronomy 28:55: …of giving any one of them of the flesh of his children that he is eating, because not a thing will remain for him in the siege and in the desperation which your enemies will bring upon you, in all your cities.
Once prophets wrote that if we do not move by the way of hastening the time, we will go through terrible states, up to a point when “merciful mothers will eat their children.” The prophets speak of this true state that can manifest. There were such examples in history.
However, in the Torah this is about the inner state. A person will eat the flesh of his children, not in the physical sense, although this is also possible.
The main thing is that he himself will devour all his continuation, all his dream to reach the upper state, in his egoism, destroying his future. This is worse than death; after all, in death there still is some hope for renewal.
“Not a thing will remain for him in the siege and in the desperation which your enemies will bring upon you, in all your cities.” Egoism will devour absolutely everything. You burn your future without any hope for renewal, for a new birth.
From KabTV’s “Secrets of the Eternal Book” 12/21/16