Remember we were talking about altitude of an English romance on a moonlit nite. I agree the full moon is breathtaking to look at in the blackness of the nighttime sky, but this beautiful orb has a disturbing side. I did a silly bit of reasearch and was going through few medical journals about its darker side.
I invite you to come and take a journey with me, and let's explore,
THE DARKER SIDE OF THE MOON
Studies have shown that more assaults occur during the time of the full moon.
More crimes are committed.
Emergency rooms are filled to capacity, with people who have accidentally or intentionally poisoned themselves.
The belief that the full moon causes mental illness and strange behavior was widespread during the middle ages. That belief hasn't changed much since then.
Even today, many people still associate the full moon with,
My brother used to work at a mental hospital, which happens to be one of the most Haunted Places in Ohio, and the stories he used to tell me, about how the patients behaved during the
full moon, sent shivers down my spine!
He told me that all of the mental patients, were kept locked up on the very top floor of the hospital,
...[and during the full moon]...
the patients began screaming and wailing, as if they were being tormented, waving their arms wildly through the iron bars that covered the windows,
...[on this particular night]...
One of the patients became totally out of control, and tried to pluck his own eyeball from its' socket!
Alex, was exhausted when he awoke on the floor of his bedroom. He was completely nude and covered in blood.
He doesn't recall what happened last night, then he suddenly remembers,
~ THERE WAS A FULL MOON ~
The myth about the werewolf has been with us since the dark ages. A man, who was bitten by a wolf, suddenly undergoes a terrifying transformation under the light of the full moon. The darkest evil inside him comes out in the form of a, ...Werewolf...
HERE ARE SOME MYTHS ABOUT THE FULL MOON.
The moon is made of green cheese. If a woman falls asleep, under the light of the full moon, she
will become pregnant. To get rid of warts, cut a potato in half. Rub it over the wart, then bury it in the light of the full moon. The wart will fall off in three days. Chickens lay more eggs during the full moon. Don't stare directly into the full moon, or you'll go blind. Don't wash your hair in the light of the full moon, or you'll go bald. The best time to fish is during the full moon. If a man goes for a swim, in the light of the full moon, he will become sterile.
More proposals are made by men during the full moon.
These are only a few of the myths, that have given the full moon a bad name. Take a real good look at the full moon one night.
It is truly a wonder to behold!