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Is the use of the term B.C. appropriate?

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Background and Context of Debate:

Before Christ abbreviated as BC or B.C., also known as Ante Christum Natum, is used to denote years reckoned backwards from the birth date of Jesus Christ and used in the Gregorian Calendar. The use of BC is believed to originate with the Bede in the 8th century but only became popular in the modern era.

This debate discusses the use of Before Christ.

Part of this introduction uses text from the Wikipedia article on before christ

Are people disrespecting non Christian Religions when they use BC?

Yes

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No

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Should BCE (Before the common era) be used instead?

Yes

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No

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Yes

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No

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