Since I don't know too much about Paganism, I want to make sure what I read is fact. I don't want my kids and I to believe something untrue.
In the DK Eyewitness Book on Ancient Greece, in the section on family life, it says that fathers determined if their children were to live or die when they were first born; if the newborn was a girl or if the newborn appeared weak or unhealthy, the father could chose to abandon the child, exposed to the elements, to be left for dead. Do you suppose this is true?
If yes, does this 'survival of the fittest' or 'selective breeding' (I don't know of any other better term, sorry) please or displease their gods? Or does it neither please nor displease their gods?
And if yes, this did happen, did any other pagan cultures practice this?
If no, why do you suppose DK books allowed this to be published?
Answer by isabellalecour at 8:17 PM on Oct. 11, 2010
Answer by isabellalecour at 6:20 PM on Oct. 10, 2010
Answer by pnwmom at 5:29 PM on Oct. 10, 2010
Answer by isabellalecour at 2:44 PM on Oct. 11, 2010
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