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It would be presumptuous to review this. But other people's reviews are hilarious! "I'm a little bit racist" "Bullshitter's Bible" lots of glowing talk about Leviticus, which is the part she specifically takes back and says she was wrong about... Read full review
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Review: Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and TabooUser Review - Goodreads
Was rivetted and sad when it ended .
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