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Re: "that's why we've got future pedos."

"Anecdotally, [...]"

A friend who included theology and linguistics in his polymath studies made an interesting observation about Abrahamic religions in some countries.

The biblical proscription of homosexuality is "man with man". There is a long tradition*** of defining a "man" as a male who can grow a strong beard. This allows the sophistry that a "boy" by that definition is not a "man" - and therefore not included in the proscription.

***Some of the ancient Greek states did not keep a precise track of birthdays. They effectively had a panel to judge that a boy was now mature enough to take on the state responsibilities of a man. Some of the forces in the current Syrian conflict apparently used the "beard" test when selecting teenage volunteers to join front-line troops.

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