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Subject:Re: Microsoft takes over RC From:"Virginia L. Krenn" <asdxvlk -at- OKWAY -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU> Date:Thu, 22 Dec 1994 11:28:56 -0600
Of course, I'm familiar with the sale of indulgences, the Martin
Luther protest, the Reformation, etc.
I hope that Art wasn't implying that I'm one of the people unable to
"recognize a spoof when they see one".
On the contrary, I couldn't understand how anyone could fail to
recognize it as a humorous piece.
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Author: Art Elser <ELSER_ART/HP0800_01 -at- mailhub -dot- cs -dot- itc -dot- hp -dot- com> at SMTP
Virginia Krenn comments that thinking that sacrements and church
positions could be sold or given to lay people is mindboggling.
Seems to me that the RC church did a lot of that during what we
now call the Middle Ages and in the early Italian Renaissance.
People today are in such a rush to "stay connected" and to get
ahead in the organization that they seem to have lost the
perspective that allows one to see a spoof when recognize a spoof
when they see one.