“If you would be loved, love and be lovable.” (Ben Franklin)

This is my friend’s post; please read the linked article. Absolutely absurd and horrible on many fronts! Please share this and bring this to everyone’s attention. Thanks!

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As your professor of remedial history, it’s time for another lesson. Today we will discuss the historical significance of Valentine’s Day and why this most recent one is so important to humanity. Saint Valentine was a Christian priest who was imprisoned by the Roman Emperor Claudius II for the crime of taking care of other early Christians. While he was in prison, he cured the daughter of his jailer of her blindness. Then he tried to convert the emperor to Christianity. He was executed on February 14, 269 A.D. Just before his execution he wrote a note to the girl he cured and signed it, Your Valentine. He was given sainthood in the 4th century and by the 15th century, Valentine’s Day was popularly associated with the notion of romantic love. You know the rest of the story, Valentine’s Day is all about flowers, cards and candy. Self-sacrifice and compassion…

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