Bloodline: (n) ancestors or pedigree
“Blood is thicker than water.”
This is one of those annoying sayings that continues to pop up and fails to be refuted because no one wants to come across anti-family.
God forbid we would challenge the Victorian concept of our particular DNA sprouts carrying more holiness than other human beings on Earth.
Even though many tout themselves to be Christians and worship a fellow named Jesus, who said that when “we only love those of our own household, we’re no better than the heathen,” we still place great significance out of which womb we made our exit.
I suppose enjoying your brothers and sisters can be very exciting–but if that is the case, why isn’t it even more exciting to have additional brothers and sisters?
Life is not a reenactment of “Games of Thrones,” where an heir must be conceived through the pure bloodline of a king, assumed to be superior to the serfs.
Rather, it’s learning to appreciate each and every human as beautiful, and finding reasons to get along with him or her.
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