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One of These Things is Not Like the Other

Anonymous2834 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 11:22 AM
"romantic love has been the paramount reason for marriage for quite some time" Not really -- that is a fairly recent notion -- ever heard of arranged marriages or shotgun weddings? For most of recorded history, marriage has been about procreation.

Just because things can be put on the same list doesn't mean they are necessarily similar. My attic contains within it thousands of comic books, an inflatable bed, some jigsaw puzzles, some family pictures and a "Frampton Comes Alive!" album. These things are, roughly speaking, in the same location, but they're hardly of equal value, importance or function.

I bring this up for the simple reason that we're hearing a lot about how the GOP must deal with "abortion and gay marriage" as if they are almost the same issue.

Well, in my house, I hear about my dog and...