A Late Valentine’s Day History Treat

It was recently bought to my personal attention by a very eager contributor to The Scorpion Army that I skipped anything about Valentine’s Day yet another year. It’s true, I do skip it, it’s a stupid “holiday” in my opinion. I truly dislike absolutely everything about it, especially the commercialization of how one is to show love or affection. It just blows my mind the amount of money dole out, and for what? I could mention Christmas and Easter as well, but we’ll get back to those another day altogether. Since I’m way behind on the whole email reading thing I’m just now getting to this one, I hope she understands. But, this is an interesting look at the iconic Valentine’s Day heart’s origin, or at least one opinion, and if nothing else it sparked my interest a little. I’ve said for a long time that the worship of the ass of females should be a religion. Anyway, I don’t know where she got the information below or how accurate it is, but it made me smile, so I chose to share.

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The familiar double-lobed heart symbol seen on modern day Valentine’s Day cards and candy was inspired by the shape of human female buttocks as seen from the rear. The twin lobes of the stylized version correspond roughly to the paired auricles and ventricles of the anatomical heart, but is never bright red in color and its shape does not have the invagination at the top nor the sharp point at the base. The ancient Greeks and Romans originated the link between human female anatomy and the heart shape. The Greeks associated beauty with the curves of the human female behind. The Greek goddess of beauty, Aphrodite, was beautiful all over, but was unique in that her buttocks were especially beautiful. Her shapely rounded hemispheres were so appreciated by the Greeks that they built a special temple Aphrodite Kallipygos, which literally meant, ‘Goddess with the Beautiful Buttocks.’ This was probably the only religious building in the world that was dedicated to buttock worship.

What the traditional “heart shape” actually depicts is a matter of some controversy. It only vaguely resembles the human heart. The seed of the silphium plant, used in ancient times as an herbal contraceptive, has been suggested as the source of the heart symbol. The heart symbol could also be considered to depict features of the human female body, such as the female’s buttocks, pubic mound, or spread vulva. The tantric symbol of the “Yoni” is another example of a heart-shaped abstraction of a woman’s vulva.

Introducing A New Blog Of Mine

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T.S.O.T.S.B. Tattoo Glamour is my newest blog dedicated to one subject and that subject is the visual display of tattoos and body piercing on the female body. That’s it, that’s all you’ll get, so don’t be disappointed when that is all you’re going to see. I chose to dedicate a blog aside from my others because there is erotic style soft core full frontal nudity shown in many of the pictures that are and will be posted. In other words, if you do not like to view the sometimes fully nude female body with tattoos and/or body piercings then this is not the place for you to visit. In fact, if you visit  it is because you followed a link from this blog or I invited you personally. Either way, it is your choice to visit and/or stay to view the the published posts.

If you are wondering why I chose to not incorporate pictures which may display nudity here it is because, as I have explained many times before, I wish to retain my PG rating. There is a vast mix of visitors to The Sting If The Scorpion Blog and I choose to respect that not everyone who visits wants to see a naked, uncensored, female body. Many of the tattoo and body piercing pictures I would like to display here would need heavy censorship which I believe detracts from all of the beautiful art.

So, click T.S.O.T.S.B. Tattoo Glamour if you want to, just be forewarned than you will encounter female nudity during the duration of your visit. I have also added a permanent link to the right hand panel of links. I hope those who visit will enjoy the material posted.