RE: The terrorism meme

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Tue 05 Nov 2002 - 05:12:54 GMT

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    >Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2002 23:19:15 -0500
    >I think I saw a TV program on this: was it in Indonesia or the Philippines?
    >I suppose the family of the deceased would feel that somehow the patient
    >had, given the fact that he was 'cured' by this hard-working shaman.
    >done something shameful to bring about his own and deserved death. If he
    >not secretly deserve to die, God would have spared him....
    >So, any instances that you can think of where a 'miracle cure' actually
    >seems to have done so?
    Not really. I've read about them, but they always seemed to be written by the faithful. Like I mentioned before, miracles are in the eye of the beholder. I've, personally, never seen one. But I've seen things other people thought were cures and miracles. I'm not by nature a believer. When I see a miracle, I always wonder what I'm really looking at. So far I've always found a less spiritual explanation for what I see. Nobody I've seen throw his crutches away really needed them in the first place. Broken legs heal whether you pray over them or not.

    Cheers, Grant

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