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Thursday, March 30, 2006

Officially Sanctioned Human Sacrifice, Or What?

I don't think the Mayans and Aztecs and many other civilizations had a corner on the human sacrifice game--I think we need to look closer to home.

8 Comments:

Blogger Suki said...

Fans feel the same way.
More.
No need to read. Just look at the photo.

2:54 PM  
Blogger Johnny said...

can't see the photo--says page doesn't exist

2:56 PM  
Blogger Johnny said...

now those links don't work.

2:56 PM  
Blogger Suki said...

Sorry! Let me try again:
Fans feel the same way.
And so do New Agers.
Photo only

3:20 PM  
Blogger Johnny said...

"Now he's driving for the Lord" indeed.
That photo is, uhh, uhh, uhh...

3:33 PM  
Blogger Suki said...

I think the word you are looking for is...disturbing...

3:35 PM  
Blogger Rinda Elliott said...

Eck. I got that photo sent to me in a group of photos as a joke. I think I still have them. The others were uh, along the same vein.(g)

At least with the Aztecs they didn't feel it was murder-- they believed heavily in reincarnation. Not that it helps me understand any more...

4:44 PM  
Blogger X. Dell said...

Johnny's point about disguising human sacrifice from the modern psyche by understanding it in terms of dangerous sport mishaps is well taken. After all, when tv networks promo upcoming races, many of them have crashes in the footage--as if this were something being promised in the advertising.

There has also been talk of television executions in states that have the death penalty.

And what is Iraq but the saddest human sacrifice that I've seen since Vietnam?

6:29 PM  

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