Thursday, September 15, 2011

Wonder-Twin Powers: Activate

Have you noticed that horror movies often feature evil twins, usually twin girls?

It turns out that before the twentieth century people really believed twin children could perform magic, from making it rain to harming those they hate.

Wall Street Journal.  September 14, 2011.  A15.  Cites The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion (1890) by anthropologist James George Frazer.

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