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  •  Fair enough. Although one might argue (0+ / 0-)

    "May you dominate" would fit the spirit better, particularly in the Middle Ages. . . .

    •  Actually, if you take it in context with the (1+ / 0-)
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      formulaic response, "Et cum spritu tuo," its underlying meaning is more in line with my loose translation, to wit:

      Literal: "May the Dominator be with you; And with your non-corporeal self."

      ie, "May you be dominated; even in your mind."

      Very Orwellian, if you ask me.

      And the gist fits the Middle ages but from the opposite, 1%perspective that you offer: the operators of religion were the agents of their dominant diety.  The masses at Mass were the dominated.

      Ever wonder why the most radical fundies these days call themselves "Dominionists?"

      "Well, yeah, the Constitution is worth it if you succeed." - Nancy Pelosi // Question: "succeed" at what?

      by nailbender on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 05:47:28 PM PDT

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