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And there was me trying desperately to avoid mentioning 'Footloose'.... (coz
to do so would being an admittance of seeing it- of course, since it's
anti-religion I loved it!)
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> >"Wade T.Smith" wrote:
> > > Hi Trupeljak Ozren -
> > >
> > > >Any ideas why would, and how, such a strange thing as "dance
> > > >appear and/or spread through population? What could be behind it?
> > > >I have this feeling that it is important and connected with recent
> > > >discussions on religion/behavior memes etc...
> > >
> > > The Shakers were a religious sect that used dancing for ceremonial
> > > purposes. Did Shakerism appear because dancing was forbidden or
> > > discouraged? Were they driven to the New World?
> > >
> > > Do modern dance fads meet with similar reprobation?
> >According to newspaper reports in the UK, the new Attorney General of the
> >United States is opposed to dancing on religious and moral grounds.
> >been no mention that he singles out faddish dancing.
> Well, if so, someone needs to play Kevin Bacon to his rendition of John
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