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Date:         Mon, 25 Sep 89 10:58:26 EDT
From:         Homer 
To:           adore-l@ualtavm


     Another sore point about bodies results from the fact that it
is very unlikely that spirits on Earth have been freely chosing
the bodies that they have for a very long time.   Earth is litterally
a prison colony for the bright and the ciminal and perverted and
it is under the control of other system forces.  Or was.  It is
unclear from what I have read who is telling the truth.

     In any case it is likely that many spirits are given bodies
at random, bodies they would not otherwise choose.  Thus many spirits
who would much prefer to be women happen to get into a male body,
and visa versa.  This can lead to much heartbreak during the life
espcially if the spirit has no framework from which to view their
predicament.

     Earth is like a jail, and your body and your world view, both
of which were forced on you between lives, is your jail cell.  Being
in a body you can be regimented with its care, you can be tortured and
scared into obeying, you can fall prey to implanted religious concepts
that you don't approve of but seem to have a lot of energy behind them,
and generally you get to be a sad puppy since your Immortality and
Sovereignty is hidden from you.

     Of course you chose to be in the gallery where in all this could
happen to you, and in fact you probably had something to do with its
building.  Sort of got caught in your own bear trap.

    Isn't that the way it always goes with total responsibility?

 Homer               adore-l@ualtavm      9/25/89 No subject