The following essay is an extract from Stone Circles Explained by Stephen Childs, in which the author offers some original theories regarding the purpose of stone circles. Covering sites from around the world
This article went from funerals where the birds pick the bones of the dead clean to burning babies in ovens. Pretty big claims for just speculating. No evidence of anything just guessing. I don’t think people’s love for each other and respect for the dead has changed. There will always be the odd ball who does awful stuff but this speculation goes against natural inclinations in my opinion.