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I forgot!

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Well, I almost forgot to write my weekly post. My excuse is that Monday is a public holiday and this upset my schedule. 1,161 more words

Philosophy

A.D. vs C.E.

Hello.

I posted something yesterday that has been on my mind since.

I referrred to the ‘eighteenth century’  as ‘the eighteenth century A.D.’.  It occurred to me that non-Christians may find this inappropriate, as ‘A.D.’ means ‘Anno Domini’ – the ‘Year of Our Lord’, a Christian form of dating based on the birth of Jesus as its starting point.  117 more words