Daily Archives: April 30, 2012

May Day: The Curious Connection Between Paganism And Socialism

May Day is one of those odd pagan festivals that springs from spring fertility rituals, including sexual immorality (like dancing around the maypole, a typical phallic symbol) related to the fertility of one’s crops and animals, one whose roots spring … Continue reading

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A Dickensian Tale

Charles Dickens had his childhood blighted because of the institution of the debtor’s prison. Because of his father’s debts he was unable to go to school and had to work in a factory instead [1]. It didn’t stop him from … Continue reading

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