Still deaf in the villages of Northern Kamchatka persisted centuries-old tradition of the guest copulation with the wife of the owner of the house. Moreover, the consent of the guest for the woman ready to do anything, as this is considered a great honor. And if after intercourse the woman will get pregnant, if not, luck and happiness to this house and around the village.
In order to marry a Tibetan girl should have at least a dozen sexual partners.
In Nepal, polyandry is the norm. Almost all of the few polyandrist societies practice what anthropologists call fraternal polyandry, where a group of brothers divide among themselves a wife. It is widespread in the Himalayas, where very little fertile land and the emergence of another son would mean the division of land to another son could be based on your own family. For the sake of space and they begin to create a family hostel with shared wife.
Each inhabitant of ancient Babylon had to make a sacrifice to the goddess of love Ishtar. For the execution of the ritual, the woman walked into the sanctuary of the goddess, sat in a conspicuous place and waited, when she chooses an unknown man. The client gave the lady a coin, after which they went to some secluded area where he committed the sexual Continue reading
Alcohol is a longtime enemy South Korea, and the level of alcoholism in the country takes the 7th place in the world. Korean drinking has its own characteristics. Almost all working Koreans once a month, and many every weekend, arrange with your colleagues feast, accompanied by copious libations.
Such events are called haesik (“hoesik”) and during these feasts required to comply with many rules. For example, if the elder is pouring the drink, the younger must necessarily hold a glass with both hands. If the Junior pours the senior, then the bottle should also hold on with both hands. One hand can be used only to pensioners and people, exposure power. Toast during the “hoesik” follow one another, and to drink all necessarily.
Because such traditions “corporate culture” South Korea is the 13th largest in the world in alcohol consumption per capita, and in terms of pure alcohol per citizen per year accounts for almost 15 L. Among Asian countries is an absolute record.
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For the first time in about 40 years the Catholic Church in South Korea began to teach seminarians, who will serve as priests in North Korea, a country that is often criticized U.S. and international organizations for the oppression of believers.
“We cannot say that North Korea wants us to do. But we do it with hope for the future, when the two parts of the country will unite,” he said in an interview with Monsignor Matthew Hwang In-Kook, Episcopal vicar of the diocese of Pyongyang.
Catholic priest are not allowed to be on a permanent basis in North Korea, the country, the Catholic community which before the war, 1950-53 had about 55 000 believers.
The first five seminarians, who should be the clergy of the Pyongyang diocese, started training last week. According to Mons. Hwang, a small group of new students will be recruited each year.
Their preparation will take about 10 years, but then they may not be allowed to the North.
Clerics from the South and occasionally come to the DPRK, most often, they accompany the cargo of humanitarian aid or oversee the launching of charitable projects. According to some, one South Korean priest was able to conduct mass in Pyongyang on the day of death of Pope John Paul II.
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