Religion must tear down self-esteem, remove confidence and pride, and inject self-hatred and fear into the psyche to tenderize the meat enough in advance that when "salvation" is offered, the tortured victim is ready to confess to anything in order to make it stop.
I fear you have been reading too much Nietzsche. =)
posted on 07/05/2002 4:48:46 PM PDT
I've never read Neechee. I can't even spell Neechee.
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