Re: virus: How Does a Shaman Pay?

Eric Boyd (
Tue, 12 Aug 1997 23:11:16 -0500

Wade T.Smith wrote:

> Well, to provide even more denigration of the shaman (my wont, after
> all....) what you describe above is a fair description of the purpose of
> the Comedy in the Greek theatre. It is also practically a verbatim quote
> from Aristotle about this purpose.
> I would thus declare you have made a saint of Homer Simpson.
> Hail Bob.

Hail Bob! And I do beleive that the Simpsons' creators are "shamans".
For indeed the world they present is one of "make beleive". That
doesn't, however, mean that it is entirely useless. Maybe they are not
"saints", but certainly they are the "fools" of our society.