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Daemon
Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Holy Innocents' Day

Also known as Innocents' Day or Childermas, this day commemorates the massacre of all the male children two years and younger in Bethlehem as ordered by King Herod, who hoped that the infant Jesus would be among them. Not surprisingly, this day has long been regarded as unlucky. In ancient times, the "Massacre of the Innocents" was reenacted by whipping the younger members of a family. But over the years, the tables turned, and in some countries it has become a day when children play pranks on their elders. In Mexico, Childermas is the equivalent of April Fools' Day. More...
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Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 5:17:55 AM

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"Not surprisingly, this day has long been regarded as unlucky..."

Humans. The vast majority are poorly educated, superstitious fools. Fun to watch though!
striker
Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 6:36:28 PM
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Omar Mariani
Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 7:02:45 PM

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This day has become a day when children play pranks on their elders or vice versa.- Just an idea for an innocent joke: "Paint soap with clear fingernail polish and leave it in the shower; that soap won't lather
Dr WWWW
Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014 11:28:13 PM

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It's interesting how people can turn a tale of tragedy into a basis for fun and socialization. I count myself among the well educated fools who note that those who scoff at these "superstitions" have failed, in the process, to make this a better world.
CheVegas ☁️ ✈ ☁️
Posted: Sunday, January 4, 2015 2:02:07 AM

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Dr WWWW wrote:
It's interesting how people can turn a tale of tragedy into a basis for fun and socialization. I count myself among the well educated fools who note that those who scoff at these "superstitions" have failed, in the process, to make this a better world.


I strive every day to improve Earth and Humankind. I do it successfully too, and on a grand scale. Note the difference: I don't pray about it, I do it!

P.S., The "tale of tragedy" you mourn was elicited by religious superstition. Reflect on that for a while.
monamagda
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Happy Childermas!




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gerry
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Only if you make it so!!!!
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