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The Golden Bough Vol 9 by James George Frazer

This volume of the magnificent Golden Bough by James George Frazer handles a phenomenon called The Scapegoat. Now if you were raised in a Christian surrounding, like me, who grew up in a community that is 99,99% catholic then you will probably think that it deals exclusively with Jesus and his impact upon the world. […]


The Golden Rule Examined

Christianity is one of the religions that prides itself most on the superiority of their ethics. One of the biggest, most compelling cases for such boastfulness (itself a sin) is the so-called Golden rule. TO quote Matthew 7:12 Therefore whatever you desire for men to do to you, you shall also do to them; for […]