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To: TheAngryClam
And the notion that all virtues came exclusively from Christianity is preposterous. As if the pagans threw out the baby with the bath water.
10 posted on 05/30/2003 10:48:28 PM PDT by ffusco (Maecilius Fuscus, Governor of Longovicium , Manchester, England. 238-244 AD)
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To: ffusco
The pagans usually burned the babies.
14 posted on 05/30/2003 11:03:44 PM PDT by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll keep getting what you always get)
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To: ffusco
And the notion that all virtues came exclusively from Christianity is preposterous. As if the pagans threw out the baby with the bath water.

Actually, the pagans did practice infanticide with some regularity....

Of course, the Romans had virtues of their own. It was these virtues that made the segue to Christianity so natural and easy for them.
159 posted on 05/31/2003 9:33:56 AM PDT by Antoninus (In hoc signo, vinces )
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