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From: fleming@acsu.buffalo.edu (christine m fleming)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Re: Snide comments (was Re: Perfectionism)
Message-ID: <1991Sep4.193413.19921@acsu.buffalo.edu>
Date: 4 Sep 91 19:34:13 GMT
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In article <GOEHRING.91Sep4090612@mentor.cc.purdue.edu> goehring@mentor.cc.purdue.edu writes: >In article <1991Sep4.025930.28220@acsu.buffalo.edu>, fleming@acsu.buffalo.edu (christine m fleming) writes: >>Nntp-Posting-Host: lictor.acsu.buffalo.edu > >[i deleted my quoted article] > >>The same could be said for just about every religion. > >Really? The general public impression of the Christian Church is that >it's a bunch of crackpots? I doubt that; at least in the United >States. Granted, there are a lot of people who disagree with the >various aspects of Christianity, but I doubt that any large segment of >the population feels that the Church is full of crackpots.

Maybe NOT in the US, but, yes, many people feel about the Catholic Church as you do about the Church of Scientology. (I do understand why you are surprised though -- we (in the US) are so indoctrinated into Christianity that it isn't even funny.)

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