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TStreicher wrote:

> It makes a big difference to me in regards to how the message
> is sent, or the intention. What I am sensing here is that it
> doesn't seem to matter how we get the message, as long as we
> get it. What if Castaneda was knowingly committing fraud? Just
> knowingly and outright lying to possibly make a few bucks? And
> he certainly made many, many bucks because he sure could tell a
> good yarn.
>
> I will be honest with you. I have never read any of his books.
> I tried at one time but my intuition, my gut feelings, just
> said no.
>
> If he was lying, imagine the Karmic return on such a betrayal
> to his readers and himself? I would need to do more research,
> but it doesn't sound so far from what I gathered that Castaneda
> found much contentment in the latter years of his life, in fact
> it seemed rather miserable.

Can I suggest Thomas.., that it would have been not only obligatory.., but even modestly intelligent.., to have read at least one- but more importantly ALL of his works- before bringing up his name with such pathetically derogative intent.

cheers,

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Further Castaneda Controversies 215 TStreicher 25-Jul-12 03:57
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 116 Sherman Peabody 25-Jul-12 09:21
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 139 Brooks Johnson 25-Jul-12 21:51
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 140 Misterx 26-Jul-12 12:32
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 138 TStreicher 25-Jul-12 22:08
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 124 Sherman Peabody 26-Jul-12 11:20
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 138 brucenyc1 28-Jul-12 06:40
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 137 TStreicher 25-Jul-12 13:43
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 139 PB Bytes 26-Jul-12 03:24
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 123 Sherman Peabody 26-Jul-12 11:25
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 150 PB Bytes 27-Jul-12 01:54
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 213 Hoppy 27-Jul-12 20:57
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 93 brucenyc1 28-Jul-12 00:52
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 134 David L 28-Jul-12 00:57
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 213 Hoppy 28-Jul-12 01:30
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 137 TStreicher 28-Jul-12 04:21
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 136 brucenyc1 28-Jul-12 06:19
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 112 Glorious 28-Jul-12 08:20
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 128 brucenyc1 28-Jul-12 19:32
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 130 TStreicher 28-Jul-12 19:50
Tricky business 134 PB Bytes 28-Jul-12 20:25
Re: Tricky business 131 brucenyc1 29-Jul-12 01:52
Then again... 126 PB Bytes 29-Jul-12 06:59
success and it's effect on others 133 brucenyc1 29-Jul-12 23:17
nah 128 PB Bytes 30-Jul-12 04:17
sorry 134 brucenyc1 30-Jul-12 05:21
Re: sorry 116 PB Bytes 30-Jul-12 05:48
Re: success and it's effect on others 239 Hoppy 31-Jul-12 01:46
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 140 Lorelei 29-Jul-12 06:31
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 146 Glorious 29-Jul-12 07:16
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 143 PB Bytes 29-Jul-12 07:37
Mod Note > Language Edit 134 Dr. Troglodyte 29-Jul-12 17:21
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 131 brucenyc1 29-Jul-12 23:21


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