With it's roots in pagan ritual, Oct. 31st would mark the end of summer, and the mysteries of longer, darker nights would begin. The coming months with it's withered leaves and chilling winds would be like a brush with death for these ancient Celts. And as now - with death comes fear...
Who doesn't fear threat to his life? Everyone knows, avoiding bodily harm is every one's most urgent instinct! But here's how humans warp even this emotion in the most bizarre and twisted ways...
We actually revel in fear! We create elaborate ghost stories, 3-D horror movies, rides of terror, corn fields of fright, and willingly pay others to scare the daylights out of us:
Even creepier is that some get their rush being spooked inside abandoned slaughterhouses. The place where real hell was the final stab to victims who would beg against that experience altogether! And of these folks who delight in macabre fantasy, they don't want to know the first bit in what true horror actually is!
That's right - These scream-seekers don't want a second of what poor Tommy witnessed while awaiting his turn at the butcher's knife. Most haven't the courage to even nod at the true face of fear.
Yeah, but they love that fake fright! Imagining vampires drinking human blood... Men turning into wolves.. And maniacs dismembering body parts with saws!
Meantime in reality, vicious monsters do suck the marrow from murdered bones! And eat babies with the worst of ogres. All the while so desperate for anything that will give their little lives meaning...
Me? I'm plenty scared of the soul-less ghouls, devils, and the walking dead among us. I shudder thinking how heartless they are.
So Boo! to those who lust after stolen life and flesh. Hide in the pitch shadows away from the reality you refuse to see... Savage, graphic, fierce killing happens all the time - By your hand!
But for those who might be brave enough to learn... Who are done cowering in the props of cultural lies and distortions - Keep your eyes open if you dare... And watch Earthlings.