Mind control in days of yore

Charles Butler hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Sat May 17 03:30:21 EDT 2003


Anna:
> I'm way out of my depth here, so may well be talking utter
> nonsense, but don't quite a few religions talk about submittting one's
> will to the will of the holy spirit or what have you?  I know it's not
> quite the same thing as mesmerism, etc, and maybe it's poor usage to call
> a god an individual, but it might be considered to be a distant
> ancestor...

Perhaps. But thinking about this I should probably have added to my
description that the mind-control has got to be basically coercive, whereas
in Xianity presumably you submit your will to God's by volition.

Charlie

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