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Opiate of the Masses

Posted on September 3, 2010 with 0 comments
Opiate of the Masses
Rick Edwards
8/12/10
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My dear departed Grandma used to tell me to put my brain in gear before I set my mouth in motion; even before I entered the first grade I knew what that meant.  I asked a lot of questions when I was a kid and was often scolded for it but I learned,  both from what answers I could pry out of those around me and from the scoldings I received.  I knew little of God and nothing of Jesus until I started first grade at St. Patrick’s Catholic School and I didn’t know there was anything wrong with that until I was assimilated into the Catholic Church; they really dwelt heavily on the Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus but hell, at five years old I didn’t have [...]
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