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Which is roughly what I meant by "indirect benefits". That its narrative is poppycock doesn't mean that there is no wisdom encoded in its practices.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Aug 21st, 2007 at 06:45:46 AM EST
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Must you keep expressing what I regard as rare and insightful opinions of mine?
You're eroding my sense of isolation.

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by technopolitical on Thu Aug 23rd, 2007 at 03:34:15 AM EST
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But maybe the poppycock narrative is necessary to get the benefits?

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by A swedish kind of death on Thu Aug 23rd, 2007 at 12:35:49 PM EST
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Depends: if the benefits are pure placebo effect then probably, but if there's real knowledge hidden in there then probably not.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Aug 23rd, 2007 at 12:39:20 PM EST
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