From: Marilyn Burge
To: Sally Springett
Date: Mar 10 1996 10:06:12 am
Subject: GAY LOVE
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On (08 Mar 96) Sally Springett wrote to Marilyn Burge...

MB> The "need" for myth would have been even greater among ancient
MB> peoples who had so many more unanswerable questions than we
MB> do. It is clear that myths did not arise out of some basic
MB> need for religion, but rather religion arose out of some basic
MB> need for myth.

SS> I would say that both arose from a deep need for "answers." We
SS> humans really hate it when we don't know the whys and wherefores and
SS> there are always people who are more than happy to make something up
SS> and then become the "person who knows the answer." If they can make
SS> a buck from becoming a self-styled "expert," all the better.

And it all could have been prevented soooo easily, if only people
had learned to say "I don't know.  Let's find out."

... Is a clairvoyant midget jailbreaker a small medium at large?

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