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Old 12-21-2016, 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by PajamaSalad View Post
Will non-Christians in the west ever stop using Anno Domini as a reference point for the current year? To them why should the current year be 2016? Muslim and some Asian countries don't use it. They wouldn't have to deal with 90s kids or millennials anymore because the reference point they use could be something completely different. For those that think separation of church and state means no laws that could conceivable be religiously inspired are allowed then shouldn't the Canadian prime minister have never said "Its 2016," to justify some of the stuff he is doing?
Secularists in the West sometimes try to use CE (Common Era), which is basically the same as AD except it doesn't acknowledge the original context.

Personally, I think CE is the rankest bullshit, and I will only use it in order to mock it.
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