We are all programmed to have strong reactions to the vivid color of the life-giving fluid that runs through our veins. For some, it is a morbid fascination that causes them to watch horror movies, but for others it evokes terror and can often have a deeply profound effect when witnessed; phobia of blood is very common and can cause fainting in those who are particularly sensitive.

Researchers believe that, in fact, this is a deep-rooted reaction that may once have saved our lives in primitive times:
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In many cultures, blood is considered to be the equivalent of the sacred life force, explaining its use in many historic religious rituals and ceremonies. In myths and legends, vampires were said to utilise the power of human blood, drinking large quantities from their living victims in order to obtain their life energy. Young virgins were said to be highly prized as prey due to the belief that they held the highest levels of life essence, possibly why it was rumored the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il injected himself with blood from healthy young virgins to slow the aging process.

But is there any truth in this? Surprisingly, science says "Yes"!
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First, Linda Moulton Howe reports on the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, including a discussion–a rational and accurate one–of aircraft disappearances that have been connected to UFO events, of which there are three known, all involving much smaller planes.
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Readers who are fascinated with the characters in Whitley Strieber’s new novel “Lilith’s Dream” can now see one artist’s impression of what they look like. Our website artist Dana Augustine, who creates a wonderful new masthead every week for our radio show, has illustrated “Lilith’s Dream.” To see his exciting and provocative images,click here. To hear Whitley read an excerpt from “Lilith’s Dream,” click “Listen Now” at the top of this page.

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