don't know... they're very... obedient. we have a special word for this special obedience i'm talking about... it's "obrigkeitshörig". it's a special obedience towards authority. germans usually never question authorities... never. even today.
(05-24-2014, 02:57 PM)j browsing Wrote: the puritans in salem were not very nice people ..they did not believe in freedom of religion..they not only hanged witches but a little known fact they also hanged a woman ..mary dyer for her quaker beliefs ..my great grandparents 11 generations ago were quakers and knew mary dyer ..and my great grandma 11 generations ago was order to be whipped for disrupting a puritan pray service they drove my ancestors out of mass. into rhode island were they sought refuge
(05-24-2014, 05:34 PM)Octo Wrote: I know exactly what you mean, we have it, but seems to be crumbling somewhat. I don't know if these cultural traits are adorable or frightening.
yesterday i went to the supermarket and tried to buy two bottles of la cuvee mythique limited release for 25 euro each. when i arrived at the cashpoint and the cashier scanned one of the bottles it turned out that it wasn't in their database and she couldn't tell the price so she called her supervisor which in turn went to the wine section to look how much it costs. she got a call and her supervisor told her that it's 3.99. i told her that she must be wrong because this wine surely costs about 25.00. and she said no it's 3.99. then i aked her to call her supervisor so i can show her that she's mistaken. she declined. then i said thanks for the nice discount paid and went home.
germans never question authorities.^^
bet her supervisor didn't even bother to walk to the wine section to look how much the wine costs.
(05-24-2014, 07:40 PM)JayRodney Wrote:(05-24-2014, 06:14 PM)failboat Wrote:
no i'm not a bad person... at least i try not to be...
As soon as that's found out, I'm sure somebody will be walking out with all they can carry.
We can only imagine in horror while thinking about the amount of innocent people who were most likely killed for being witches and warlocks witches and even werewolves with no records kept...
Intolerant barbarians in africa are still killing people accused of being witches and warlocks right now...
The witchcraft hysteria was five hundred times worse and more terrible all across europe than it ever was in salem which is near to where i live...
Vast supplies of stored rye was a staple part of most peoples diet during the middle ages and eventually some of that rotted and became infested while being consumed along with the halucinatory inducing fungus ergot which has been suspected as the origin of the witchcraft hysteria > http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1037.htm
Although when realizing how around 70% to 80% of the people who were murdered as being witches were women "the burning times" "the womens holocaust" we must also suspect organized religions along with their demented and all powerful popes and their demonizing of women for all sorts of religiously warped reasons like forbidden marriage and a womans natural intuition branded as witchcraft > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Burning_Times
Just like the DEA and the IRS does now by confiscating peoples property and seizing peoples money organized religions enjoyed the same types of evil business for at least several hundred years...
Absolute power corrupts absolutely so surely many town and state officials had a very nasty habit of raping pretty poor women and then branding them as witches and murdering them to shut them up and silence them forever while erasing any and all evidence of their twisted perverted crimes...
Young people didnt want to face their old people because they didnt and still dont want to face themselves getting old and most people would not and still wont now help poor people because they themselves could all too easily become poor so they lived in evil denial by trying to kill them off...
We no longer burn our old and poor...
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