Thursday, June 24, 2010

10 Absurd Ancient Beliefs

 

by Tanya

Drilling A Hole, Is The Cure

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Drilling A Hole, Is The Cure

We all need something to believe in. Kids believe that Santa Claus exists and adults believe that they can fool their kids by dressing up as a fat, red, bearded guy with a pot belly. Even in ancient times beliefs played an important role as they helped different civilizations define themselves and have a unique identity. These beliefs can arise out of some childhood incident, a common folklore, by observation, by parents trying to hide a dirty little secret (Oh you were brought to us by stork) or sometimes out of nothing. That is, it has no source of origin, no proof to support its truthfulness and no theory to justify it, yet people still hold them and live by them no matter how pointless and ridiculous they are. Presented below are examples of 10 such beliefs that are so senseless and absurd that you are guaranteed to have at least one WTF moment by the end of this article.

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10 Absurd Ancient Beliefs

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