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The Dark History of Gossip 

  Words by Carmen Macri and Ambar Ramirez  We’ll just start by saying that we love to gossip. Most people do, and if you claim otherwise, you’re probably lying because believe it or not, gossiping was (and is) a very normal, acceptable, social interaction.    In today’s world, gossiping refers to casual or unconstrained conversations or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true, but that wasn’t always the case. Gossip wasn’t always viewed negatively. Surprisingly, back in the 12th century, medieval churches saw gossiping as morally neutral, even mentioning it in sermons. Some …

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