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Op Rana: Can we leave atheism to non-believers?

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#41 Oct 29, 2009
nina wrote:
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how can you major in history and expect to only rely on textbooks for information?
Read a couple posts before yours where I quote Path and agree with both his reasons about textbooks. I don't completely rely on it. I was only stating the only thing I have learned about the witch trials has come from my textbook. I haven't done extra research on it to elaborate...

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#42 Nov 27, 2009
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Speaking of all the incomplete history teachings and whatnot. I was looking over some of the earlier posts in this thread and couldn't help but stop on this.<quoted text>Stuart, I'm surprised to see someone posting from the UK making such an oversight.
Surely you realize there was a 168 year gap between the beginning settlement of the colonies, and the American revolution, that by the time of the revolution the colonies were well established, and that the founding fathers were mostly born in the colonies, such as Jefferson who was born in his native Virginia...
Surely you must also be aware that during this time England was going through a series of civil wars that resulted in a bill of rights and establishment of a democratic republic that predates our own (as much as we like to pretend that it was us that spread the seeds of democracy across the western world)...
Yes you're right, I mistakenly referred to the original colonists as the founding fathers of the republic which is completely wrong, sorry. The founding fathers were not the original colonists which is blatantly obvious to anyone with half a brain.

It was an incompetent misnomer, honest.
An idiotic mistake non the less and I apologise.

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