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beanD October 17th, 2013 1:36am

When talking about a really, really, really long time ago, do you say BCE or BC?

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ishady 86451132020
10/17/13 1:12 am

How about BCSE. Before Christ supposedly existed.

fredd TrumpLand
10/16/13 9:56 pm

I don't really see what the big deal is either way.

Ernest Make it so
10/16/13 7:38 pm

BC. I never use BCE, and never will.

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jonfrei the boonies
10/16/13 6:48 pm

Christ (Jesus of Nazareth) as a historical man is a fact very few dispute. His exact birthday is not known, so it was arbitrarily picked. BC references the man. BCE references the religion. It amazes me that separationists would actually prefer BCE.

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cyanospool The Deep North
10/16/13 6:57 pm

BCE means Before the Common Era. It references the level of human civilization established in Africa around the same time as much of he biblical events were recorded to have taken place.

kermie gaytopia
10/16/13 7:00 pm

Sure he was a real person whether or not he was the son of god. But still, why base our whole chronology around him?

rightway101 the thought provoker
10/16/13 10:58 pm

Why upset a perfectly good system (or change it's name) all because you don't agree with it?

Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
10/16/13 6:48 pm

Neither. I say "a really, really, really long time ago"

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beanD California
10/16/13 7:14 pm

Yeah, who doesn't?

"You know? All those mathematicians in Greece from like 200 a really, really, really long time ago?"

Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
10/16/13 7:17 pm

"You know? All those mathematicians in Greece from like a really, really, really long time ago?"

chrismisen atlanta
10/16/13 6:41 pm

i don't understand why they felt the need to change it to BCE. until we change calendars, i see no need for a change in nomenclature, as christ's birth is the basis for our calendar.

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MJSeals J.D.
10/16/13 6:57 pm

As a liberal that and they say it is insensitive to atheists

rightway101 the thought provoker
10/16/13 10:59 pm

Then tell them they need to suck it up and grow a pair.

MJSeals J.D.
10/17/13 4:48 am

They did...of ovaries

Cole12 ...
10/16/13 6:41 pm

BCE, I'd prefer not to reference a man...ah shit, I don't feel like getting into a debate on religion tonight. Au revoir.

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