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Mata Amritanandamayi Hugs

by | 6th, December 2007

hug.jpg SAYS the BBC: “When it comes to being tactile, the British are notoriously, well, hands-off. So what leads hundreds of people to travel to a giant hall in London all for a hug?”

Hands off? Every meeting is met with a kiss; men give hugs to other men; the Tube is full of frotters. British men and women are but an alcopop away from coitus by the wheelie bins. The BBC is wrong. Hugs are the norm. Hugs are expected.

Being hugged and petted is what happens. “Give us a hug, love,” is the catchphrase of daytime telly. If Hitler were alive, he’d tell us that if he’d only had a hug it could have been so different. Tony Blair and Cherie embrace. In a bygone age they would have been arrested for gross indecency, but now we wonder why they stop

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