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Valentine’s Day: What Kind of Love Do You Need?

Have you seen the meme about the third century bishop and “friend of lovers,” Valentine? He, who was brutally executed by crazy emperor Claudius II, is imagined reacting when he hears how the holiday in his honor is celebrated.  “I was beaten with clubs, stoned, beheaded, buried under the cover of  darkness disinterred by my followers, and you commemorate my martyrdom by sending each other chocolates?” – Valentine of Interamna, A.D. […]