Today is National Donut Day. If you are lucky enough to have a Krispy Kreme or Dunkin' Donuts near you, you could get a free donut today! Unfortunately, I have neither of these in my town, so I must do without.
"Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. "— Rodney Stark