--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Patrick Gillam" 
> <jpgillam@> wrote:
> >
> > --- Vaj posted:
> > > 
> > > Beware the Yoga Demon! The Christian Right's fear of self-
> realization  
> > > and spirituality
> > > By Mel Seesholtz, Ph.D.
> > 
> > I recall a warning against "Hindu exercises" on KFUO, 
> > the radio station of the conservative Lutheran Church 
> > - MIssouri Synod that I enjoyed listening to when I 
> > lived in St. Louis. They said yoga is bad for you because 
> > it derives from Hindu teachings.
> > 
> > Have you ever heard the Christians argue against tai 
> > chi or some other martial art? Seems they'd be off 
> > limits, too, to the extent they reflect a taoist worldview.
> >
> 
> I've always liked it when, in response to this Fundamentalist 
> argument, they are reminded that the culture of Western medicine has 
> its roots in the Hypocratic Oath which, of course, invokes several 
> Greek Gods.
>

Yeah, but the Fundamentalist Christian doctors that take the oath, don't really 
mean it so 
that's ok...






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