[Discuss-sudbury-model] Re: Santa

From: Ardeshir Mehta <ardeshir_at_sympatico.ca>
Date: Wed Nov 5 18:42:00 2003

I think belief in Santa is a lot less pernicious than belief that the
USA - or the UK - are democracies.

Just my two cents.

Ardeshir <http://homepage.mac.com/ardeshir/AllMyFiles.html>

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On Wednesday, November 5, 2003, at 02:12 PM, maryschultz wrote:

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> Person 2: Re. obvious questions about Santa - Hey, 95% of Americans
> say they believe in God. Now how does that charade manage to exist in
> the face of the obvious questions?
>
> <...snip...>
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> Person 1: Re. "cloistering" -- I think that Sudbury type schools
> probably ought to exist and that a lot more kids would be better off
> there than at home.
>
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> Santa and God are useful entrenched theories if one is afraid that one
> is alone and unloved or if one is, in fact, or for all practical
> purposes, alone and unloved.
Received on Wed Nov 05 2003 - 17:37:42 EST

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