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The dark side of Cupid: Valentine’s Day icon is a ‘savage, untamed’ force of human nature

AH, VALENTINE’S DAY: that Hallmark holiday of greeting cards and chocolates, its bloody origins almost entirely forgotten over the last 2,000 years! What began as a Christian feast day honoring two or three early Christian martyrs – the original “Valentines” – is now associated with flocks of winged cherubic Cupids, whose innocuous-looking bows and arrows symbolize […]