Re: virus: How does one pay for this?

Wade T.Smith (
Sat, 9 Aug 97 18:13:20 -0400

>In other words, you generate fear and then set youself up

I have no intention of such. Like I said, I'm still working on this
economic thing- and it is in early genesis at best.

I am in a complete state of innocence regarding shaman, since I have no
reason to either approach or reject them. They do not exist within my
culture. I am trying to understand why they would in any culture. To that
effect I have only accounts and anthropological studies- no immersion in
any aspect of a culture which accepts the magical.

I am asking for a disinterested examination of shamanism, which is all I
can pursue.

In a way then, I am taking the agenda position of extra-cultural
investigation. To me this would be a proper memetic examination of the
phenomenom as well.

And in no way can I see my rejection of the magical as a role-play for a

I am certainly not trying to generate fear, but to dissipate it through

Did none of this transmit?

Wade T. Smith | "There ain't nothin' you | shouldn't do to a god." |
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