Originally posted on Gender Detective - The Personal Blog of Jonah Mix:
There is something wrong with men – something obviously, undeniably, tragically wrong.
There is something that leads us to rape, to batter, to buy and sell women. There is something that leads us to laugh at that violation and to reach orgasm through its depiction. There is something that leads us to murder each other, to execute our partners and our children. There is something that leads us to burn down entire cities, to drop bombs on each other, to declare wars and invade nations and conquer free lands and make them ours. And there is something that leads us to walk into movie theaters, shopping malls, and elementary schools with rifles slung on our backs.
We’ve provided so many reasons for why we do what we do: Politics, religion, mental illness, human nature, foolish pride. Yet women worship, vote, fall ill, and share in the experience of humanity as…
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Originally posted on Ozark Pagan Mamma:
One of the easiest, yet meaningful, salt dough crafts is making salt dough skulls, in honor of your ancestors and beloved dead, for your Samhain altar.
Mix up a batch of salt dough, or use the last lump of salt dough left over from another project. You may wish to personalize a salt dough skull for a specific ancestor blending in scented oil, dried herbs, or flower petals that remind you of that person. To shape each individual skull:
1. Roll kneaded dough into a ball shape. Flatten the bottom by tapping on the counter top or table. Shape the dough into an oval at the front, so that the front of the skull is facing out, not up (like a picture in a desk frame, as opposed to a picture laying on the table). Push in the lower sides of the face with your thumbs, to create cheek…
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