Ritual combat wasn't an arbitrary invention by our ancestors. It served a valuable purpose, in all its forms.
The priesthood are the storytelling class. When they lie, what can we do?
Part 1 of The Art of Violence series We hear this a lot: we humans are even worse than animals because we murder one another. That's a half-truth. It's true that animals don't murder one another, at least not very often, and humans do. The other half of the truth is that humans have created [...]