Their prayers were answered. They would be blessed with children but had to agree to sacrifice the last child. After 25 children the couple balked at making the ultimate sacrifice. This angered the gods who threatened the destruction of the village unless...
These days I'm reminded of "The Scream" every time a politician opens his or her mouth. So do you mean any and all politicans or just the ones who you disagree with. Why don't you include the ones who stand up who claim the healthcare bill will cause death squads or the President is Muslim and hates America.
In the 15th century a ritual began during the final days of the Majapahit Hindu Empire in Indonesia known as Yadnya Kasada. According to legend a princess and her husband settled at the foot of Mount Bromo on East Java. Their paradise was empty as they were unable to have children so the couple prayed to the mountain gods.
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