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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 227 TStreicher 25-Jul-12 03:57
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 129 Sherman Peabody 25-Jul-12 09:21
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 148 Brooks Johnson 25-Jul-12 21:51
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 152 Misterx 26-Jul-12 12:32
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 147 TStreicher 25-Jul-12 22:08
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 135 Sherman Peabody 26-Jul-12 11:20
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 148 brucenyc1 28-Jul-12 06:40
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 149 TStreicher 25-Jul-12 13:43
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 149 PB Bytes 26-Jul-12 03:24
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 134 Sherman Peabody 26-Jul-12 11:25
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 161 PB Bytes 27-Jul-12 01:54
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 233 Hoppy 27-Jul-12 20:57
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 103 brucenyc1 28-Jul-12 00:52
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 145 David L 28-Jul-12 00:57
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 230 Hoppy 28-Jul-12 01:30
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 151 TStreicher 28-Jul-12 04:21
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 146 brucenyc1 28-Jul-12 06:19
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 128 Glorious 28-Jul-12 08:20
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 137 brucenyc1 28-Jul-12 19:32
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 143 TStreicher 28-Jul-12 19:50
Tricky business 143 PB Bytes 28-Jul-12 20:25
Re: Tricky business 139 brucenyc1 29-Jul-12 01:52
Then again... 137 PB Bytes 29-Jul-12 06:59
success and it's effect on others 142 brucenyc1 29-Jul-12 23:17
nah 138 PB Bytes 30-Jul-12 04:17
sorry 145 brucenyc1 30-Jul-12 05:21
Re: sorry 124 PB Bytes 30-Jul-12 05:48
Re: success and it's effect on others 258 Hoppy 31-Jul-12 01:46
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 152 Lorelei 29-Jul-12 06:31
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 161 Glorious 29-Jul-12 07:16
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 157 PB Bytes 29-Jul-12 07:37
Mod Note > Language Edit 144 Dr. Troglodyte 29-Jul-12 17:21
Re: Further Castaneda Controversies 140 brucenyc1 29-Jul-12 23:21


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