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Homosexual relationships do not lend themselves well to marriage, as discussed below. Therefore, they took place outside of marriage, and would be regarded as a form of "adultery," or at least "fornication." The REAL sin of a homosexual relationship is that it cannot produce children BY DEFINITION. That' why until recent times, there was no suc thing as ...


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Expanding Tom Au's answer: "Homosexuality" as we know it is a product of 19th century medical science which ties together a sequence of sexual, emotional, family and social conducts and gives them a new name. We should remember that the conducts we think of as a behaviour "homosexuality" were not necessarily perceived of as a unitary conduct in past ...


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Hmm. That's a tricky one for many reasons, which I'll hope to elucidate: One bit of "low hanging fruit" you may want to explore first is taking a look at publications such as Time, Life, and Newsweek at your local library. While you're unlikely to find every gubernatorial, Senate, or House candidate there, you'll likely find pictures of some of the major ...


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There may be differnet reasons. An extract from the German Wikipedia article about German gold reserves: Die Bundesbank hatte das Edelmetall an den führenden Goldhandelsplätzen New York, London und Paris gekauft und dort belassen Germany (or better the Bundesbank) bought the gold at the leading markets (NY, London, Paris) and never transported it ...


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Mitt Romney is not a declared candidate for president. The length after a declaration to the presidency is always roughly 18 months, but the portion of campaigns after declaration have been going on a few months longer recently as well. The earliest declared candidacy in recent memory is Hillary Clinton in the 2008 campaign. She declared in late January ...


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One other book that offers a lot of insight is named 'Balance - from Ancient Rome to Modern America'. When I see books that expound at length on the fate of the US, the first thing I use to figure out whether it's a hack job is to look at how quickly the content turns into invective. I've found books that start on page one by blaming some group of evil ...


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Turns out this fellow was a historian, keeping himself very busy after his retirement from public service by proceeding to write History of France between 1787 and 1825. Volume 1 was published in Paris in 1832; Volume 2 was published in Paris in 1832; Volume 3 was published in Paris in 1833. Update: Yes, the French government did supply pensions to some ...


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This is quite a general question but here are a few quotes from politicians and other 'famous' personalities that I have in my 'collection' on history and historians (unfortunately I do not have sources handy for all of them): "Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises ...



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