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PostPosted: 14 Sep 2009, 11:58 
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Or does it?

http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/ ... 24088.aspx

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Today, it sounds like a spring-break splurge on the order of "Girls Gone Wild": Drink huge quantities of beer, get wasted, indulge in gratuitous sex and pass out — then wake up the next morning with the music blaring and your friends praying that everything will turn out all right.

But back in 1470 B.C., this was the agenda for one of ancient Egypt's most raucous rituals, the "festival of drunkenness," which celebrated nothing less than the salvation of humanity. Archaeologists say they have found evidence amid the ruins of a temple in Luxor that the annual rite featured sex, drugs and the ancient equivalent of rock 'n' roll.


http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15475319/

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(ok, mebe old news, not posted here before, though)

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