From: jeff@wave.ics.uci.edu (Jeff Erickson)
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Subject: Re: This engram stuff smacks of original sin.
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Date: 21 Jul 91 01:57:03 GMT
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das9674@rouge.usl.edu (Stephenson Daniel A) writes:

| This idea that people suck and need 'fixing' in not new, of course. | REligions often throw an original sin kinda crap inthe works. How | often is something like 'Youare lost without <<name it>>, and need | <<name it>> to become GOOD and <<name it>>....,heard in zealous | 'literature?' Hm?

I think you hit the nail right on the head. Martin Buber refers to this disease as "The Dreaded Gombu".

| But people are fine.

I couldn't agree more.

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