Posted by paul on Thu, 02/26/2004 - 10:35pm.
"Marriage is a religious ceremony to signify the bond between a man and a woman (and in some cultures, a man and several women). The root issue is that the marriage ceremony is a deeply religious ceremony dating back thousands of years (but not over ten thousand, wink), and held as a cornerstone of many traditions held dear to the religious community."

Horseshit. It may be religious in origin, but it's not strictly a religious thing anymore- if it was, then the ceremonies performed by the Justice of the Peace would be invalid unless the Justice was a holy man, and we all know that this is not the case. The religious aspects of it are secondary at best.
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