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  •  a Good Samaritan? IN other words all the others (0+ / 0-)

    are BAD, right?

    •  Interestingly... (1+ / 0-)
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      freelunch

      ...while the story has come to be known as The Good Samaritan, the story-teller referred to him only as "a certain Samaritan".  In other words, the way we refer to the story implicitly accepts the prejudices of the audience it was told to --- the very prejudices the story challenged.

      Yes, we've kind of missed the point.

      "If you want me to treat your ideas with respect, get better ideas." John Scalzi

      by SoCalJayhawk on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 09:30:02 AM PST

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      •  The implication was that the animosity between (0+ / 0-)

        the two groups was so great that neither side would bother to help the other, no matter what need.

        Americans can make our country better.

        by freelunch on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 10:28:35 AM PST

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