We are not always able to remain true to our taboos all of the time. We allow a limited amount of transgression during certain situations to compensate for the building urge to return to the violence we came from, to reunite with the continuity of life that we seem to only experience during brief moments…

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Found : Festival and Sacred Transgression in rural Japan [T]here is also generally an expectation of a thorough liberation of mind and body, a destruction of the existing order. Festival days involve a kind of public license for the casting away of everyday restraints and for the kind of behavior which in normal common sense…

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