At 04:58 AM 9/20/99 EDT, you wrote:
>I find for myself that reading things written from other perspectives is
>inevitable, since I disagree with everybody else about something. I think
>that anybody who thinks that they can read only things with worldviews
>agreeing with theirs is either fooling themselves (they're misreading the
>things they read as if they were from the same perspective as theirs, which
>is bad) or else they've rigidly tied themselves to someone else's
>philosophical system and refuse to read anything that disagees with that
>system (which is worse).
>Continuing the story of my trip, I'm now at an Internet Cafe in Cairns in
>The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
Thank you for expressing my views with a sucintness (and, I hope, a lack of
offense) better than I could have managed.