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On Wednesday, February 20, 2002, at 10:48 , Francesca S. Alcorn wrote:
> I don't think they needed a monoculture to survive, just the same old
> human traits of fear, suspicion and jealousy.
I'm not here to argue with you, just to reduce, to an atom, any
justification for shamanism. The monoculture of fear, suspicion, and
jealousy _is_ the culture they need. As you say, they had it.
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