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Ancient books

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Submitted by Claire (United States), Apr 2, 2008 at 22:00

People keep quoting the power mongers from ancient books that were written, in part, for the purpose of controlling ordinary citizens. I don't care what the Koran, Bible, or any other ancient book has to say--they are just books written by people with agendas.

Why do people cling to ancient writings? What about survival of the species makes us do that? That's the real question.

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