The kiss is an act of faith, friendship, love, fellowship, and intimate contact.
Catholicism and Muslim faiths include kissing holy objects as a show of honor
and respect. In Christian contexts, the kiss of Judas is betrayal. Can have spell
breaking power, restoring cursed people to their original state; Beauty and the
Beast, Sleeping Beauty. Jung considers it more an aspect of nutrition than sexuality.
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