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Sumerian history was recorded 2500 years before Moses wrote the Pentateuch, and lacks the religious overtones that we have been taught. Likewise, slavery appears to have been a less extensive and less oppressive institution in the early civilizations than it was in classical Greek and Roman society. Honey was also used in many different medicines because it was believed to have healing powers. There is excellent research and knowledge on both sides of the coin.

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