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comment When did worshiping of ancient Greek gods come to an end?
So, the question becomes is Strega Nona a pagan?
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comment Can you identify the ship in this picture?
Not terribly familiar with S. Fran. Bay, but this image makes it look like it could be from a similar location.
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comment Breakdown of casualty causes in American Civil War
@Oldcat Do you count bayonets? Hand to hand combat was common through WWI.
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comment Is the claim that Hitler came to power democratically justified?
@hrishikeshp19 It is a "yes/no" type. The phrase "I suppose" means "Yes, with qualifications."
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comment What did the Catholic Church do to promote human rights of non-christians from 1500s to mid 1900s?
@Anixx That entirely depends on your yardstick. If you are looking for the actual lifespan, that is closer to 30 years/generation (also happens to be the number if you type define:generation into Google). My understanding is that for men it is actually closer to 33 years and for women it is closer to 29 years. The Biblical generation was 40 years, and the modern sense of the word is about 20 years (Gen. X is at least 20 years, but Gen Y is sometimes cited as only 10).
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comment Who first in human history has promoted equality rights of all people?
The problem, however, is that all "doctrines of equality" maintain that some are "more equal" than others, whether explicitly or in practice. What, then, should be the bar for whether we say that something is in high esteem?
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comment Who first in human history has promoted equality rights of all people?
Well, I think that entirely depends on your definition of the word, "respected". If you mean, "held in high esteem" or "viewed as worthy of honor," then I would say that it is very respected indeed. If you mean, "followed", then the question becomes a good deal more ambiguous and can vary based on a variety of variables.
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comment Who first in human history has promoted equality rights of all people?
Some of this is not entirely indisputable. "equality," does not mean, "literal sameness of act" but rather, "sameness of value". David was condemned for the murder of Uriah, even though Uriah's life was (technically) his to dispose of. Similarly Christian "sexual inequality" is more accurately understood as assertion of "difference of role" not "gender superiority/inferiority"