virus: Opiate of the Masses

Reed Konsler (
Sat, 6 Feb 1999 14:29:17 -0500

>Date: Fri, 5 Feb 1999 13:18:54 -0600
>From: "Jim" <>
>Subject: Re: virus: sanctimonious?
>Reed said:
>>Sure, but you can make a lot of money as a talk-show host, as
>>a computer programmer, as an organic chemist, as a management
>>How much money do you want, and what are you willing to do for it,
>>that is the question. Using religion to make money is like opening a
>>can of beans with a shotgun.
>You are correct. And isn't that how life really is. what can you stand to
>do? What are your boundaries. And if it makes the unenlightened feel secure
>in their lives does not the product in question serve a true and useful

I guess. But, from personal experience, I don't think the "unenlightened" (as I think you mean it) are made secure in their lives. My impression is that they are leading "lives of quiet desperation".


  Reed Konsler