Hello everyone, After my last post I got a comment that actually had a lot of good questions. I decided to post it and answer them in the blog…. 1,118 more words
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The practice of feet-binding in ancient China must surely rank as one of the greatest atrocities in the history of mankind.
As I put words for this post, it grieves, horrifies and stupefies me – how could people crush and mutilate the feet of young girls, and grossly contort them by tightly binding up whatever were left, and then called them “beautiful” ? 69 more words
Decades ago, it was a tradition among the Chinese to engage in fowl play as part of the wedding ceremony for a newly-married couple.
After the formalities were done at the groom’s place, the wedding party would go to the bride’s home for the rituals at the maternal side. 91 more words