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From: rbnstein@bucsf.bu.edu (Michael Rubinstein)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Re: Truth by Observation
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Date: 25 Jul 91 00:57:34 GMT
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Reply-To: rbnstein@bucsf.bu.edu (Michael Rubinstein)
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I observe the sun rising and falling in the sky. Scientists and teachers tell me that the sun is actually NOT moving, but that it is in fact the Earth that is moving around the sun. They provide reams of evidence to back this up, but it is challenging material. Who should I believe?

I observe myself to be human like everyone else. Scientists and teachers tell me that I am a member of an inferior and inherently corrupt race, that I will therefore amount to no good, and that I deserve to be either enslaved or exterminated. They provide no satisfactory evidence, but they are supported by many powerful, admired, and respected people. Who should I believe?

It's not easy using your brain all the time, is it?

-- Michael Rubinstein rbnstein@bucsf.bu.edu DISCLAIMER: The opinions above are solely mine, and I refuse to mark them with IMHO's. If you can't tell fact from opinion, you should be running for office instead of reading news.

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