I am not against Valentines Day completely, I am however in agreement that it is far too commercialized and biased. Many people seem to think that Valentines Day is all about love and pretty hearts and flowers. Do you know the history of Valentines Day? Did you know that according to National Geographic: The lovers' holiday traces its roots to raucous annual Roman festivals where men stripped naked, grabbed goat- or dog-skin whips, and spanked young maidens in hopes of increasing their fertility. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/02/090211-valentines-day-gifts-history.html
In reality, we don't really know which Saint Valentine we are supposed to be celebrating as there were 3 all of which were martyrs and all of which met their end on February 14. One was a priest in Rome, another a bishop in Terni, and of a third St. Valentine almost nothing is known except that he met his end in Africa.
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