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    essential truths that endure throughout time, and the parts that were specific to that era of history. For example, back in the Biblical era ailments such as epilepsy and mental health issues were considered signs of demon possession, but science has given us knowledge of how brain chemistry works so that in many cases people who would have been outcast can be treated and live productive lives. And strictures about women being silent in church make no sense when you have women heading corporations and even nations.

    There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

    by Cali Scribe on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 11:32:33 AM PDT

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