Episode 6

October Madness: Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter are to blame!

Our ancestors survived many disasters, which included many different epidemics. In all honesty, with the lack of scientific knowledge, it's surprising that they managed to survive at all!

They tried to explain the overwhelming amount of death they saw in different ways. Some said it was the wrath of God or Gods. Others blamed planetary alignments. At the same time, many others processed the carnage through downright bizarre theories. We're going to take a look at some of the theories they came up with.





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"Touched by the Light" Edward Karl Hanson

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Carissa Vikis

Hey there!
I'm Carissa, host, content creator, and producer of the indie podcast Beauty Unlocked.
Growing up, I was frequently compared and criticized for my looks and weight. This started the vicious cycle of being self-critical and loathing my body. I knew I wasn't the only one suffering from society's ridiculous notion of what "we should look like." I started digging deeper and researching various topics, and the rest is h(er)story!
Beauty Unlocked The Podcast aims to educate and bring awareness of our society's obsession with physical beauty and the emotional consequences these impossible beauty standards have. Beauty Unlocked's social media platform showcases not only my work but that of other artists, illustrators, and fellow podcasters that I admire and that share a similar message of inspiration, empowerment, positivity, and raising awareness on a variety of social issues.