.So behind every taboo made,there would be another real reason
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That is how the deeper meanings work.Deeper meaning traditions may not necessarily be initiated and maintained for the sake of bad purposes.For example during the Hindu month of Ashaada when rains lash out heavily,the streets turn yellow with turmeric nearby temples as turmeric water is poured on the idols of temple deities.Since turmeric is known to be having therapeutic properties,it helps reduce the outbreak of or incidence of the epidemic of waterborn diseases.
Polish forummer Basileos of the old forum said that paganism is dark ,brutal and superstitious.Superstitious yes but not necessarily dark and brutal.He cited the example of pagan Slavs massacring the foetuses of pregnant Christian women in Bulgaria as the most valuable human sacrifices for Perun,the Supreme Slavic God.
However he did not mention whether or not the Slavs themselves were the first agressors or whether they were retaliating for agressions upon them by the Christian crusaders or holy warriors.For example whole of Baltics and Scandinavia were converted to Christendom mostly by means of crusades by German Teutonic knights.So yes deeper meanings can result in bad things depending on which side of the fence you are.