Saturday, October 29, 2005

Trick or Treat?

So we all know how Halloween used to be known as all hollows eve and that it was believed to be the night when the boundry between the world of the dead and the living was opened. Did you ever wonder though, how that became trick or treating? A quick visit to The History Channel website and you'll have your answer. You can read up, but the jist of it is that the community decided to give children "treats" so the children didn't given them "tricks". A bribe, in effect, to make children behave like better citizens. Hmmm, much like Christmas if you think about it. Wow, is every holidy just about lulling children into complacency? I feel I may have given up my immortal child soul for a miniature Snickers bar. How very sad. In my next life you're all getting the trick!

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