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The Darkside of 13 of History's Favourite People Infographic

The Unknown Dark Side to 13 of History's Favourite People - I don't know if all of these criticisms are true, but I do know that you should not idolize people. They are sure to disappoint.

Photo of the “Llullaillaco Maiden”, a 15 year old girl sacrificed during the Inca Empire for both purposes of religious rite and social control. She was chosen a year prior to her death, fed a ritualistic diet for an approximate twelve months to make her gain weight, then was drugged and left on the shrine at Volcano Llullaillaco, where she was left to die of exposure. For five hundred years, her body had been preserved at 82 ft. She is considered the best preserved Andean mummy ever…

Photo of the “Llullaillaco Maiden”, a 15 year old girl sacrificed during the Inca Empire for both purposes of religious rite and social control. She was chosen a year prior to her death, fed a.

Pessaries (300s BC - 1900s) A pessary is a vaginal suppository used to kill sperm and/or block their passage through the cervix. It's one of the oldest contraceptive devices, having been used for over 3,000 years in various cultures. Ancient pessaries were often made from animal feces (crocodile in Egypt, elephant in India), along with a honey, ground up fruit and bark. Once inserted, the pessary would melt at body temperature and form an impenetrable covering on the cervix.

Pessaries BC - having been used for over years in various cultures. Ancient pessaries were often made from animal feces (crocodile in Egypt, elephant in India), along with a honey, ground up fruit and bark.

"A little girl trying to defend her mother after she has been stoned to death . Sadly she is too late" I didn't want to re-post this. It hurts me to look at as a photo. I feel impotent. I want to help her. To save her. I can't. I want to hold her little girl and comfort her. I want to hurt the people that did this to her....I can't. It's a photo. I'm not there. But - it CAN tell a story. THIS is sharia. THIS is the face of islam. It's not the exception - it's the rule. It has NO place here.

An Afghan beggar woman clad in burqa sleeps on a road, as her daughter throws a small stone for fun while waiting for alms on the out skirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.