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Pagans, Pleasures, and Paradigms: Remembering the ‘Wicker Man’ (1973)

The Wicker Man

Today we celebrate May Day; a day that honors springtime festivities embedded in ancient times. The present festivities in certain countries tend to focus more on celebrating a day for workers, but ancient traditions offered up the pagan rituals surrounding singing, dancing, and often human and animal sacrifices. All of …

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