“Here is a list of real-world examples that, while not necessarily secret or artifacts, serve a similar purpose in terms of their significance, power, or symbolism:” Holy Grail: A legendary dish or chalice with miraculous powers, often associated with Jesus Christ and the Last Supper. Ark of the Covenant: A sacred chest described in the Bible that contained the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments, symbolizing the presence of God. Shroud of Turin: A linen cloth bearing the image of a man, believed by some to be the burial shroud of Jesus Christ. Rosetta Stone: A crucial key to understanding ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, discovered in 1799 and providing insights into the culture and history of ancient Egypt. Dead Sea Scrolls: Ancient Jewish texts discovered in the 20th century that provide valuable information about the history of Judaism and the origins of Christianity. Stonehenge: A prehistoric monument in England with unknown origins and purpose, often linked to ancient rituals or astronomical events. Voynich Manuscript: An illustrated codex written in an unknown script, whose purpose and content remain a mystery. Terracotta Army: A collection of thousands of life-sized terracotta statues of soldiers, horses, and chariots, created to accompany China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, in the afterlife. Antikythera Mechanism: An ancient Greek device, believed to be an early form of a mechanical computer or astronomical calculator. Svalbard Global Seed Vault: A secure seed bank, designed to preserve a wide variety of plant seeds in the case of a global catastrophe. The U.S. Constitution: The founding document of the United States, representing the principles and values upon which the nation was built. Mona Lisa: A famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, known for its enigmatic smile and mysterious history. Declaration of Independence: A historic document that announced the United States’ separation from Britain, embodying the spirit of freedom and self-governance. Gutenberg Bible: One of the first books printed using movable type, marking a milestone in the history of printing and the dissemination of knowledge. Lascaux Cave Paintings: Prehistoric paintings in a cave in France, offering a glimpse into the lives and beliefs of early humans. These real-world examples, like secret artifacts in stories, hold significant cultural, historical, or symbolic value and often inspire wonder, curiosity, and fascination.

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Many countries figure out your natural aptitudes and from there you go to college/vocational schools, all part of citizenship. In some countries it works well, like Finland. In Egypt, at least in the 80s, it sometimes worked / sometimes was a mismatch. [my mother’s ex-husband’s brother was trained to be a lawyer in Egypt but he hated it, even though he was good at it and had a cousin trained to be a cop (they train police over there unlike some countries and interestingly have different types like traffic cop which nobody takes seriously, on up, rather than “one cop for all things”). And in both – Finland and Egypt, higher education is paid for. In the USA, we have very expensive schools like Yale. My governor of Florida, Rhonda Sanchez went to Yale. It got him politically where he needed to go. But as an actual education, it was worthless.

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It’s definitely different socializations between men and women. In traditional marriages, in society the wife has to pretend to submit behind the husband in public. This is true in more traditional societies to this day such as the less citified but more village of Egypt, India, Africa, South America, etc. But it’s behind closed doors, it’s the wife’s domain – in a normal traditional marriage anyway. It’s sort of a deal they have and it’s a successful recipe for a long term marriage that can work, although not always as abusive homes of course exist, particularly in isolated places. Considering the divided traditional tasks, it’s a logical arrangement in societies where man work outside the home, woman work inside the home, etc. And since the only place that husband and wives could traditionally have conversations would be in the private home – not out in public because of “face” – it makes sense that the wife would and could be expressive as that’s her domain whereas the husband needs to stay quiet because, well, it’s her turn now in exchange for the outward social submissiveness.

It’s definitely different socializations
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