Many interesting and unknown are fraught with traditions of the peoples of our planet. And, it’s mysterious and forbidden topic of sex couldn’t stay away and naturally, is reflected in various rituals and customs, and a couple of very unusual.
So, go on a journey.
Australian aborigines – war, instead of our customary handshake, friendliness demonstrate a slightly different gesture, namely by touching the cock of his companion.
Still in remote villages of Northern Kamchatka remains a centuries old tradition of the guest copulation with the wife of the owner of the house. Moreover, for the consent of the guest is a woman ready for anything, as this is considered a great honor. And, if after intercourse the woman will get pregnant, if not, luck and happiness to this house and around the village.
To marry a Tibetan girl should have at least a dozen sexual partners.
Here, the number of sexual relations of the bride is not particularly important, however, it must have at least two kids.
Germany, as in other and many other countries of Europe is famous for the promiscuity between people. Especially interesting the following Continue reading
Every state is looking for identity. And the state symbols – the flag of the country, its coat of arms, anthem, and some others, is the best way. Just look at football fans – if they are “sick” of the house, paint the face your team colors. But if abroad – the faces appear the colors of the flag of the country from which they came. We may be from different social groups to have completely different professions, preferences and beliefs – but it is the flag, emblem and anthem unite us and remind us of belonging to one nation. In addition, these main characters are expressed for the country values.
And, although we are accustomed to thinking of state symbols as a matter of course, formation of the full “package” of symbols in many countries happened not so long ago – in the 19th century. In Korea this process started already in the late 19th century – in 1882.
The first national symbol of this country was the flag “Thegucci” – the image of the Great Limit (the red and blue “swirl”) and four trigrams. My birth flag of Korea is obliged to Korean diplomat Pak Yong-Hyun, which has developed the sketch of the flag during a diplomatic mission to Japan. Standard flag came only in 1948, the newly founded Republic Continue reading
It is hard to believe that little more than fifty years ago Korea was a poor agrarian country. And you reflect: and what does the explosive growth of the economy and the explosive growth of Christians in Korea over the past five decades?
Koreans say that South Korea today is a country where the fastest in the world the number of Christians increases. Primarily Protestant. In Seoul there is a Presbyterian Church, which has 150,000 members. Let me explain: some Protestant denominations, as I understand it, profess the principle of “one parish, one Church”.
I mean, 150,000 people belong only to that Church, only to this particular community and are aware of themselves as a separate Church. And call themselves the second largest in Seoul (and, hence, in South Korea). The largest is another Protestant community, which includes 500,000 people.
Explain to me the difference between the most common in Korea Protestant denominations — Presbyterians, Baptists, Pentecostals, Methodists, etc. — I asked the former rector of the Presbyterian College and theological Seminary in Seoul, Professor young-Il Jang.
He replied that for Koreans there is no fundamental difference — not in the sense of formally documented by the unity of creeds, but rather at the level of personal feelings. The Baptists make Continue reading