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« Reply #7: August 25, 2010, 01:03:53 am »

Not significant to me. Ancient Druids also went without birth control or basic hygiene - am I supposed to emulate that, too? Wink

I'm not on a recon path, but I think at a certain point one must concede that religious activity is very much a product of the time and place in which it was practiced.

To be fair, lack of birth control or hygene were not religious practices. Human sacrifice was. Iy seems to me shallow/flippant to dismiss the issue as one that is on a par with the issues you mentioned. Are you aware of the religious significance of human sacrifice within Celtic religion and believe that it is no longer relevant, or are you unaware and uninterested, aware but not willing, etc.?
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