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East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai


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Halloween and its enemies

829066a5ad14b941837d543bf92e0f97Halloween is looming closer, and the usual choir of dissenters is tuning up to remind me and my countrymen that Halloween is a pagan festival and a foreign pagan festival to boot, and therefore we should abhor it.
Today somebody posted on my facebook wall a meme that reminded mi that November the First is Ognissanti (All Saints Day) and the Second is the Day of the Dead. The meme also reminded me of my roots, and closed with a patriotic call to respect our great nation (to wit, Italy).

To which I say, screw that. Continue reading