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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #12)

Fri Apr 5, 2013, 10:01 PM

18. There are cultures that exist today

and that existed alongside other cultures that don't bear it out - and that article link does a good job of talking about this, imo.

We have examples of people caring for others in society who were disabled - long, long ago - so I don't know if we have an accurate view of prehistory.

A lot of our views of prehistory come from the people who were already living in a culture steeped in sexism for thousands of years - and those views skewed their views of what may have come before.

So, I don't know.

I posted this to talk about something. It wasn't a challenge to argue - I asked because I wanted to know what others thought and if those things would make sense.

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