A review of Joanne Findon’s “That Time of the Month” from The Horrors: Terrifying Tales book 2, edited by Peter Carver (Red Deer Press, 2006). 725 more words
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Human sacrifice is a petrifying feature of our imaginations. Dead for years, it has recently been explored in grisly detail through media and literature.
As it turns out, human sacrifice arose independently in many civilizations scattered across time and space. 841 more words
Archaeological accounts of cultural change reveal a fundamental conflict: Some suggest that change is gradual, accelerating over time, whereas others indicate that it is punctuated, with long periods of stasis interspersed by sudden gains or losses of multiple traits. 144 more words
Nice to see that neoliberal doctrines of global financial capitalism in the society of control keep alive at least one grand old tradition from our forebears: sacrificing lives to ensure social stratification. 162 more words