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Old 27 March 2016, 09:45 PM
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Even if all that stuff is true (I didn't bother to look it up), that doesn't mean maple syrup is good for you!. It's still sugar!
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Old 28 March 2016, 01:30 AM
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Sugar isn't, in and of itself, bad for you. Neither is fat. Or protein. Or starch. Or anything.

However, if maple syrup has minerals cane sugar doesn't, that could be useful information if you're lacking in them.

Not sure what the rate of deficiency is for any of those things, though.
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Old 28 March 2016, 03:53 AM
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Yeah, but sugar is one of those things Westerners generally eat too much of already, so it's fair to say/imply that it is bad for you.
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Old 28 March 2016, 12:16 PM
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"Silly rabbit, Easter is for Jesus!"

Excuse me? You celebrate Easter your way, and I'll celebrate it mine.
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Old 28 March 2016, 03:32 PM
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Just out of curiosity, according to that person, what is the One True Way to celebrate Easter?
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Old 28 March 2016, 06:53 PM
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Sugar isn't inherently bad for you, but the 4 Tablespoons mentioned above is 1/4 cup. Unless you are using the maple syrup to replace all of the sugar in your diet (which would be difficult if you don't make everything you consume from scratch) consuming a 1/4 cup of maple syrup per day in addition to significant amounts of other dietary sugar, will likely be an overall bad health decision.
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Old 29 March 2016, 12:53 AM
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Just out of curiosity, according to that person, what is the One True Way to celebrate Easter?
Dunno. That's all the meme said. We don't really have time to analyze because there are more memes to post. This particular person posts almost nothing but memes. Mostly glurge about parenting, kids, friendship, aging, etc., with a healthy dollop of Jesus. And she posts them ALL. DAY. LONG. She's like a meme-machine.

I blocked her because she not only never says anything interesting, she never says anything at all!
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Old 29 March 2016, 01:31 AM
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"Silly rabbit, Easter is for Jesus!"

Excuse me? You celebrate Easter your way, and I'll celebrate it mine.
Apparently not. I got blocked by a relative a few years ago because I disagreed with her objections to google making their doodle about Cesar Chavez's birthday when it fell on Easter. Bing, with decorated Easter eggs as its theme, was fine. Apparently, eggs are the symbol of rebirth, which celebrates the resurrection of the Lord and Savior. Chavez, with his devout Catholicism and defense of underpaid workers, was not fine at all. It probably didn't help that she seemed to have him conflated with Hugo Chavez.
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Old 29 March 2016, 02:00 AM
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I ran into a friend in Target who was complaining about how the gift giving and everything has gotten out of control at Easter. I suggested that she just her buy her kids chocolate crosses to remind them the true meaning of Easter, 'Jesus died on a big chocolate cross for our sins'. I might have said it too loudly based on the horrified look of a woman walking by.
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Old 29 March 2016, 03:21 AM
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"Silly rabbit, Easter is for Jesus!"

Excuse me? You celebrate Easter your way, and I'll celebrate it mine.
And as with most christian holidays, wasn't the date stolen from a pagan celebration?
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Old 29 March 2016, 04:04 AM
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As with most of such "holidays stolen from the pagans" stories the answer is between "not really" and "not not nearly as much as many people think". The date, for example, comes from Passover so, no, it wasn't at all.
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