On Tue, 23 Dec 2003, Steg Belsky wrote:

> On Tuesday, December 23, 2003, at 02:45  AM, Sylvia Sotomayor wrote:
> > Mark J. Reed wrote:
> >> It's hard to imagine what sort of path the older religions might have
> >> taken if left to grow across a planet without
> >> those major influences.  Would some other monotheistic,
> >> prophet-centric
> >> religion have cropped up, human nature being what it is?  Is there a
> >> natural
> >> point of cultural development at which something of the sort is
> >> practically
> >> inevitable?  Or would we have a planetful of people still following
> >> the nature-religions; global not-so-neo Paganism?
> >> -Mark
> >
> >
> > --
> > Sylvia Sotomayor
> That's hilarious!
> But for some reason i can't find Mark's original message to which
> Sylvia responded... did i just miss it in going through my emails, or
> did other people miss it too?

I got it. You may have skipped it because it was one titled OT: Socialism
and began (IIRC) on that topic, though the majority wasn't. OTOH, I've
been getting lots of messages out of order these last few days (and I mean
very out of order, a reply can come for a message I don't see till the
next day).

(Lots of tangents, this thread :)