On Tue, 24 Jun 2003 10:05:31 -0600 Steven Montgomery
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> At 08:14 AM 6/24/2003, you wrote:
> >On Tue, 24 Jun 2003 08:17:00 -0500 [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
> > > Oh, I don't know, Paul. I'm pretty particular, I suppose, but I
> > > don't
> > > worry about making hand contact with the temple workers.
> > > when
> > > it pertains to performing ordinances, I just feel like the Lord
> > > will
> > > protect us. And actually, the Lord is in charge; He is the one
> > > has
> > > said how the ordinances are to be performed. It is just my
> > > personal
> > > feeling that when we are in the temple, we are where we are
> > > to be
> > > and everything will be alright. I just don't worry about it
> > >
> > > Naturally, I wash my hands as per my usual practice (like after
> > > using the
> > > restroom and before eating) but beyond that, I just don't worry
> > > about it in
> > > the temple.
> > >
> > > But that's me...
> > > Heidi the fair
> >I understand your faith in this thing, Heidi. But-- I don't
> >think the Lord will "protect" us just because we are doing work in
> >temple. We LDS people are always getting sick just as other people
> do. It
> >seems the Lord doesn't stop this from happening but actually deems
> >we get sick-- you know-- those wonderful little trials that we get
> >with? I want to avoid those trials if I can.
> >It isn't the temple workers hands that I am so concerned with but
> all the
> >hands he has been shaking. Germs get carried that way. It's just
> >sanitary if you ask me. Something should be done about it.
> >Paul O
> >[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Such paranoia didn't do Howard Hughes any good. I'm beginning to
> think that
> perhaps people should be exposed to as many germs as possible,
> with early childhood. That way the body can build up its immune
> system and
> develop resistance to as many germs and viruses as possible. For
> example, I
> exposed my children to chickenpox when they were young (and at the
> best age
> to handle such a disease, as opposed to when they are middle aged or
> and have more severe complications) and they have never had any
> I remember reading an article in one scientific journal, which had
> appeared to be some evidence for its thesis, that one of the reasons
> western culture and civilization developed and persevered was due to
> fact that that particular stock of people had more immunity built up
> other races or peoples.
> Steven Montgomery
I'd live in a bubble if I could. To heck with the world. To heck with
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