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Francis Fukuyama revisited his influential "End of History?" article recently and told readers of the Wall Street Journal (on June 6) that he was right after all.
For about a billion revelers around the world, that means it's time to start thinking about sweets -- specifically the South Asian confections called mithai. […] "Sweets are a sign of positive things, that life is good," said Arvind Sharma, a professor of religion at McGill University. "When you offer something to god and then give it to someone to eat, it becomes sacred."
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