Occult (in latin “accultus”) means to cover up, hide or conceal. The purpose is to deceive you.
Halloween, also called All Hallows’ Eve, dates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). Today, in the United States, it’s a secular celebration where children visit homes and receive candies and other goodies, after the traditional greeting of “trick or treat.”
Let’s look back at the origin of this celebrated day. About 2,000 years ago, the Celts lived in the area that is now called Ireland, the United Kingdom, and northern France.