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Thursday, March 10, 2005

Eliminating the "Before Christ" (B.C.) Dating Notation

There was an uproar in Australia when a school exam replaced the centuries old dating notation of B.C. ("Before Christ") with B.C.E. ("Before Common Era"). Parents registered their complaints and a parliament education minister, Jillian Skinner, even declared "The government is indoctrinating their children against terminology that has been around for centuries."

"This Is Political Correctness Gone Mad"

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