On Tue, 08 Feb 2000 00:40:43 PST
"john grigg" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Spike Jones wrote: Alexander Shkirenko wrote:>
>> > ...Individual seeks immortality, Individual ends up in
>> > some form or another regretting ever wanting to live
>> > forever. It's almost a societal cliche...>
>The vampire myth is a classic example of this. Live forever with incredible
>powers but at the price of being a moral monster and never seeing the sun
>again. I think this whole societal cliche has to do with a "sour grapes"
>syndrome where we try to explain why the present order is the best way due
>to not being able to change it.
Not to mention that God is responsible for the present order, which
establishes its incontrovertible rightness, and the satanic perversity of
seeking to have it otherwise.
Best, Jeff Davis
"Everything's hard till you know how to do it."
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