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Human sensibility prefers an answer...any answer....

Posted by locke on October 26, 2005 at 04:01:52

In Reply to: Eaten by Mutant Fruit Flies (NT) posted by rotten apple on October 25, 2005 at 22:22:45:

Studies (not at my fingertips at the moment, sorry) have indicated (proven?) that humans are relieved and comforted by explanations for events--however illogical or even nonsensical they may be. (Hence the powerful effect of the Berg/Zerby letters as the single source of all explanation)

Rather than the opposite extreme view of life that we live in a world of chaos, random events, nihilism or simply materialistic natural determination.

It takes some study to grasp even the concept of the invention and development of paper and pencils and words and language--so the poor kids in the cult who can't quite see their way out of the tangle of Mo letters need time....