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Galeano on Easter, and the lack of laughter in the Bible

From 'Forbidden to Laugh' in Eduardo Galeano's Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone: The ancient festivals that marked the cycles of nature now called Christmas and Easter are no longer homages to pagan gods, but rather solemn rituals that venerate the divinity who kidnapped their days and highjacked their symbols. The Hilaria, a festival either…
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