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The Shamanic Origins of Christmas

If you thought Christmas was all about a baby in a manger, shepherds, wise men and a bright shining star, then you’re a little bit right and a little bit wrong.

While ‘Christmas’ sentiment and celebration may, for some people, be in honour of their religious beliefs, the actual manner in which we celebrate has been influenced by other factors. Such as shaman. And magic mushrooms.

Don’t believe me? Check out this post by Dana Larsen to find out what’s it’s really all about.

Still don’t believe me? Check out this BBC film. It must be true.

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The Peckham peace wall

Check out this great zoomable picture of the post-riots Peckham peace wall (click on the image to go straight to the BBC zoomable image portal).