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Clever magicians practice the art of misdirection -- distracting the eyes of the audience to something attention-grabbing but irrelevant so that no one notices what the magician is really doing. Look over at that fuchsia scarf, up this sleeve, at anything besides the actual trick. The campaign promoting Proposition 8, which proposes to amend the state Constitution to ban same-sex marriages, has masterfully misdirected its audience, California voters. Look at the first-graders in San Francisco, attending their lesbian teacher's wedding!
Sambia SYNONYMS: None Orientation Identification and Location. The Sambia, a congeries of historically and socially integrated phratries that speak the Sambia language, live in the fringe areas of the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea. They are tribal, animistic, and primarily pagan. The name Sambia derives from the Sambia clan, an original pioneer people that settled the central Sambia region in the Puruya River Valley, and is mainly used by Westerners. The term “Kukukuku” (derogatory) was generically applied to Sambia and their neighbors until the 1970s; “Anga” (which means “house”) is now more frequently used as an ethnic term to embrace Sambia and related societies.
Pederastic couples at a symposium, as depicted on a tomb fresco from the Greek colony of Paestum in Italy Pederasty in ancient Greece was a socially acknowledged erotic relationship between an adult male and a younger male usually in his teens. [ 1 ] It was characteristic of the Archaic and Classical periods . [ 2 ] Some scholars locate its origin in initiation ritual , particularly rites of passage on Crete , where it was associated with entrance into military life and the religion of Zeus . [ 3 ]