Halloween is much more than wearing costumes and knocking on doors for candy. Discover the true history and some interesting facts about this ancient tradition!
The word Halloween is first attested in the 16th century and represents a Scottish variant
of the fuller All-Hallows-Even (“evening“), that is, the night before All Hallows Day .Although the phrase All Hallows is found in Old English (ealra hālgena mæssedæg, mass-day of all saints), All-Hallows-Even is itself not attested until 1556. Read the rest of this entry
Atheism: The denial of or lack of belief in the existence of god or gods.
Certain Pygmy tribes found in Africa were observed to have no identifiable cults or rites. There were no totems, no gods, no spirits. Their dead were buried without special ceremonies or accompanying items and received no further attention. They even appeared to lack simple superstitions, according to travelers’ reports. The Vedahs of Ceylon, only admitted the possibility that gods might exist, but went no further. Neither prayers nor sacrifices were suggested in any way. Read the rest of this entry
There are very few subjects more taboo than Masturbation! Just the word makes most people cringe with embarrassment. It is an action perceived by most to be dirty, unhealthy and deviant. In reality the vast majority of Americans are pleasing themselves. Wether using a hand, battery operated tool or humping a pillow people are taking care of business. Read the rest of this entry
Race and Intelligence has been debated sence IQ tests began in the early 1900s. IQ (intelligence quotient tests) have shown a large measurement of differences between racial groups. Average scores of Blacks being lower than Asian Americans wich score higher than Whites. While gaps in IQ scores between races is well documented there is not much agreement among researchers for why that is. Read the rest of this entry