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Hi Scott Chase -
>Looking at this link:
>it looks like the author realizes there's more behind the engram than what
>it seemed above.
Well, yeah- because he was more saying that Hubbard wrung this term
'engram' in his own fury of neologistic psychosis.
But then, clams will be clams.
>>>'Morphic resonance' (MR) is put forth as if it were an empirical term,
>>>but it is no more empirical than 'engram', L. Ron Hubbard's term for the
>>>source of all mental and physical illness.
Glomming onto scientific terms and distorting them massively is a
standard operation procedure of the crank.
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