Monday, July 23, 2012
From the Archives: Poetry of Truth Part 118
The video above was created from images taken from Moche artifacts and depicts their sacred/sacrificial ritual warfare.
The principal purpose of Moche war making was to obtain sacrificial victims.
The sacrificial system worked – it kept violence at a minimum (at the expense of the victim) and it will take more than a stiff dose of rationalism to replace it…