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I often wonder what things we do

Aunt Dora Baggins
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Jun 7, 5:19am


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that will feel as incomprehensible to future generations as things like slavery do to us. How could good, ordinary people participate in that? What do we do now that will elicit the same response? Eating meat? Burning oil? I really don't know.


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"Best Books" list can provide fodder for interesting discussion demnation Send a private message to demnation Jun 5, 1:41am
    Another interesting aspect of this list... Dame Ioreth Send a private message to Dame Ioreth Jun 5, 6:10pm
        Always a good selling point with me. Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Jun 5, 6:12pm
    A lot of my favorites are in that list Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Jun 5, 6:29pm
        To Kill a Mockingbird--ouch CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 6, 5:18am
            you can do that Cirashala Send a private message to Cirashala Jun 6, 5:45am
            I remember when my kids were young Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Jun 6, 11:09am
                That's the approach I take squire Send a private message to squire Jun 6, 10:23pm
                    Ian Fleming's "Live and Let Die" is another good example Eledhwen Send a private message to Eledhwen Jun 8, 11:23am
                        That book is oddly open-minded and closed-minded at once. squire Send a private message to squire Jun 8, 11:11pm
                Yes, we do this too. Dame Ioreth Send a private message to Dame Ioreth Jun 7, 3:15pm
                I've read several 18-19th century books with such words... Rembrethil Send a private message to Rembrethil Jun 7, 9:53pm
                    N-words Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Jun 7, 10:37pm
                        Yeah, Tolkien uses "niggard" in LOTR CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 7, 11:02pm
                        The Old Norse verb nigla = "to fuss about small matters" squire Send a private message to squire Jun 8, 12:55am
            makes me wonder Annael Send a private message to Annael Jun 6, 6:39pm
                I often wonder what things we do Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Jun 7, 5:19am
                    the way we treat the environment Annael Send a private message to Annael Jun 7, 3:52pm
                And the opposite Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Jun 9, 3:04pm
    Benedict Cumberbatch reads a letter from Kurt Vonnegut Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Jun 7, 4:54pm
        Wonderful! Dame Ioreth Send a private message to Dame Ioreth Jun 7, 7:07pm

 
 
 

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