It seems that we are using a calender based on a christian timeframe. Does this date that we go by have any meaning to us other then it was 2003 years ago when jesus died? Well, I don't think it does. It doesn't seem right that we should go by a date based on a religion with no basis in reality. I've been doing it for some time, almost naturally, writing my dates like 7/7/3 instead of 03 or 2003. I was thinking about it the other day, I propose its time for another change in dates. We've got BC, which means "before christ" I had always understood. So, 4000 bc is 4000 years before the christian era. AD means an·no Dom·i·ni (from www.dictionary.com ) and basically means any year during the christian era. I propose, unless the christian god has something to say about it, the christian era is over, and we should move for a new letter designation by the date. Something such as ne or na for "New Era" or "New Age". Something neutral. Something, so that everytime we have to write the date down, we're not forced to realize we live in a world dominated by closed minds. Ooh, got an even better one. Since technology is so dominate now, lets call it "bot" "Begining of Technology" 7/7/3 bot and not that the letters are all that important, we could just drop them all together. Plus, starting are year count over at 0, in the year 2000, makes writing the date easier for some hundred years.