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Re: superstitions

In article <38hous$hgt@ucunix.san.uc.edu> vijaypai@rice.edu (Vijay  
Sadananda Pai) writes:
> In article <383k3o$50@ucunix.san.uc.edu>, vidya@cco.caltech.edu  
(Vidyasankar Sundaresan) writes:
> |> Isn't it strange that you people who seemingly uphold the "reality"  
of the  
> |> world preach an escapist surrender?  On the other hand, it is the  
> Scene 1:
> Two prisoners in a cell
> Prisoner 1: You know, I don't think this prison really exists, but I  
> 	would like a new tiled floor. Maybe I should bribe the
> 	prison guards.
> Prisoner 2: Well, I know this prison does exist, but I think I want to
> 	get parole. Maybe I should start following the laws.
> Who's the more intelligent one? The "escapist" who wants parole?

Rubbish. The analogy is pointless. 

> (and if you really wanted to talk about dharma in action, and
> not just changing "political scenarios" look at Hare Krishna
> Food for Life -- has served millions of Krishna prasadam meals
> to homeless, unemployed, victims of natural disasters, etc.
> throughout the world)

Hare Krishnas do not have a monopoly on social service in the world. 

S. Vidyasankar

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