Re: virus: How Does a Shaman Pay?

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Tue, 12 Aug 1997 09:24:57 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Wade T.Smith wrote:

> > Because they deal with
> >forces beyond usual human comprehension, they are themselves perceived as
> >something other than ordinary human beings. I'm not sure whether you'd
> >say this constitutes being misunderstood or not.
> The culture that grants 'forces beyond human comprehension' _is_ the
> culture of the shaman. No misunderstanding there.

I said "beyond usual human comprehension". Meaning, not able to be
understood by most of the people in the society, and considered to be
outside normal human understanding.

Besides which, do you really mean to claim there is nothing that is beyond
human comprehension?