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  1. No, not in those words. You said that doing so lowers one's resistance to suggestability. That is, reduces one's ability to think on a critical level. That at least sounds like advice to not speak in tonges. I'm going to join you on the other thread.
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  2. Thanks, erkjohn, for digging a little deeper. I had to come out of lurkdom to agree with you on this one. I also want to comment on Waysider's statement that "Speaking in tongues has been proven to decrease your level of resistance to suggestibility. (Reduces your ability to think on a critical level)." The Wikipedia article you quoted only cites 3 references under the "Neuroscience" subhead. One reference, as erkjohn has already pointed out, is to the study that involved only 5 subjects who, by the way, claimed that they SIT'd involuntarily, that they had no control over it. As erkjohn al
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  3. Earlier tonight a rather heated conversation fell out with Mrs. OldSkool. During the argument we came to yet another false paradigm set in place by Victor Paul Wierwille, continued and perfected by Lloyd Craig "The Forehead" Martindale, and silently perpetuated by the current short bus driver, Frau-The Blue-Q-Tip. That is that the founders of the way international and it's current board of directors are the experts in life. Then they set all these impossibly high standards that no one can live up to and that they themselves do not live. Who the hell made them the experts on life and living? W
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  4. Welcome, What About It!! Glad to see you posting here! Ya, the courtesy folds were repetitively ingrained in us while in-residence, if you had the misfortune to work housekeeping. Thinking oneself an expert in all things seems a lot like megalomania! Yes, I think that was Doc Vic. Megalomaniac! It has left it's scars on me. Again, welcome to Da Spot!!
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  5. Oh yeah, from the very simple things in life, like the toilet paper must be folded a certain way, to some of the bigger issues, like believers must exercise our right to vote, and while we're there, vote Republican. Isn't that just a little too much to take on in life, anyway? To think that you must be the expert in all things? Run while you still can! If only I had ran sooner...
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