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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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The ancient Egyptians called the place in which the Ka, the souls of the dead, awaited reincarnation “the beanfield.” In the sixth century BC, as we saw above, Pythagoras the originator among other things of the word philosophy who use various religious themes to illustrate his teachings, refused to escape his murders by crossing a beanfield. He was acting in conformity with a major taboo. To his disciples, as to those who adhered to Orphic believes, eating beans denoted devouring one’s own parents, and fast causing serious interruption in the cycle of reincarnation (where as in many primitive systems of thought the practice of cannibalism permitted assimilation and was a kind of reincarnation). –A History of Food by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

Fiction Writing Prompt: Create a superstition or religious belief for your protagonist involving a bean field.

Journaling Prompt: What do you believe about reincarnation?

Art Prompt: Bean field

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience about the symbolism of the bean field in ancient societies.

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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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