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Who was Cassandra?


  • In the Iliad, she is described as the loveliest of the daughters of Priam (King of Troy), and gifted with prophecy. The god Apollo loved her, but she spurned him. As a punishment, he decreed that no one would ever believe her. So when she told her fellow Trojans that the Greeks were hiding inside the wooden horse...well, you know what happened.

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March 14, 2007

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Wow, I'm proud of these women!! - I kept thinking, before I came to your last statement, Beth. Thanks for sharing such powerful and positive news.

This is very good news. I'm sure it will make a *huge* splash in the mainstream media. :P

Thanks so much for passing this on. I am Roman Catholic and proud to be your cousin, Anglican women.

I think the drive to band together and exclude others is hard-wired into humans and one we share with many of our biological cousins, such as the chimpanzees. How aptly named are the primates!

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