A massacre of nearly 140 children in Peru might have been a sacrifice to stop bad weather
“The picture that starts to emerge is that under conditions of severe climatic disruption, the sacrifice of children may have been the most powerful means of communication with the supernatural."
“The picture that starts to emerge is that under conditions of severe climatic disruption, the sacrifice of children may have been the most powerful means of communication with the supernatural."
The first type of institutionalized violence to decline: Human sacrifice, once ubiquitous.
Apparently, there was a mass sacrifice of children in Peru about 500 years ago in response to a catastrophic climate event We're much more advanced now than those poor benighted people. We just kill our children indirectly by destroying our climate.
Massacre of Children in Peru Might Have Been a Sacrifice to Stop Bad Weather - open access paper is here: #oa #openaccess