From: jondr@sco.COM (Dances With Voles)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Re: Perfectionism (was Re: L. Ron Hubbard was an egregious sexist.)
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Date: Mon, 19 Aug 91 18:58:43 GMT
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No one yet knows why whatis@gnu.ai.mit.edu (....What Is?....) said: >Can you name anything that DOESN'T do this? Was he supposed to just >hit it right the first time around? Do you expect this level of >perfectionism out of people?

I don't, but the way Dianetics was written, and the way most of Hubbard's claims were presented leave the reader with no other choice than to assume that yes, he DID get it all right the first time around and yes, it is all perfect. Notice the injuction against squirrel tech. Now, there's nothing wrong if WE go changing it, but nobody else could POSSIBLY get it right, so avoid them.

-- Jon Drukman (love pantry) uunet!sco!jondr jondr@sco.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Always note the sequencer - this will never let us down.

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