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From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Taneli Huuskonen)
Subject: Re: Really, the Gorilla stuff is fake, right?
Date: 19 Jul 1995 01:33:23 +0300
Organization: University of Helsinki
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In <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Diane Richardson)
>firstname.lastname@example.org (Sri Changiana Saar) wrote:
>>My understanding is that History of Man (ha!) ISN'T high-level stuff, but
>>was rather a published BOOK (hey, no trade secrets with this stuff!)
>>As for verification, you could ask anyone who actually has a copy of the book.
>Yep, it's true. I've read HOM and it's all in there. I'm not sure if
>the "Church" still offers HOM for sale, but it's not difficult
>to find a copy in any used bookstore.
I bought a new copy of HoM a couple of months ago. The BSO was a tad
reluctant to sell it, but seeing I was determined to buy it allowed me
to have it. I felt a bit bad about giving them the money, but, well, I
thought I'd given quite a bit more to the DEDF anyway. I just wonder if
any Finnish newspapers would be interested in publishing a book review
I might possibly write... ]:-> Of course, I'd be careful to directly
translate only small excerpts of it, and Xenu forbid I'd fail to treat
the text with utmost reverence, letting Hubbard speak for himself.
I could've bought a set of tapes describing the Markabs too, but didn't
even ask about the price.
BTW, I'm going to pick up a copy of the Finnish police records on the
Penet raid tomorrow -- or today, really . If I find anything
interesting there, I'll translate and post it.
PS. I saw Robert Marcus' threatening postings and his lame "apology".
Appalling! But clearly, it shows you're doing a darn good job (as if
that wasn't obvious already). Just keep diggin' up the good stuff,
Ma'am! I feel your courage is a powerful source of inspiration.
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