Re: Becoming Human

Kathryn Aegis (
Sat, 12 Jul 1997 15:42:34 +0000

On Sat, 12 Jul 1997, Rev. Madnys wrote:

> > Basically, what I am wondering is what areas/books would some of you
> > consider mandatory reading to help one become a 'whole' person? What are
> > some of your favorite books? Are there any books you would consider
> > fundamental introductions to various topics, or laying essential
> > groundwork?

I think I missed the original post on this one, but I am fascinated
by the underlying assumption that one can develop into a 'whole',
fully developed human by reading books! I think that books can play
an important role in learning, but there is no substitute for getting
out there and living, taking risks, pushing yourself beyond your
limits, making mistakes, enduring the hurt and the raptures. Life
events can be designed to provide experiential learning or boundary
breaking (edge gaming), and one could look at life as one long


Kathryn Aegis