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From: AA
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 10:29:46 EST
Subject: www.truthbeknown.com
To: Acharya S

Hi Acharya,

... thanks for your great site. I ordered your book and will read it as soon as I can. It looks well worth it!


Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1999 08:57:15 -0500
To: Acharya S
From: WJ
Subject: Loved your website

Great site! I am adding you to my bookmarks for future reading and study.

Thank you,


Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1999 06:58:31 -0800 (PST)
From: MS
Subject: Ancient Tomb Captured Both Sun and Moon
To: Acharya S

Corroborating evidence for your book. I'm sure the aroma is sweet.

By the way, I have been diligently reading your book. It's extremely dense with info, and I have been absolutely fascinated.

Man, you really did your research.

Kisses,


Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1999 17:20:21 -0600
From: DS
To: Acharya S

... Just like Erykah Badu says, "I guess I'll see ya next lifetime. I'm gonna look for you," and then later: "We'll be butterflies. That sounds so divine." It does sound divine doesn't it? Being a butterfly with you sampling nectar from every flower in the forest. You put me in such a nice place, Acharya.

Have you ever seen that William Blake drawing called, "Glad Day?" Check it out. That's how you make me feel ...


From: BS
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 02:52:56 EST
Subject: An Eye for An Eye
To: Acharya S

Have I told you lately that I have the "hots" for you???? Well, I do...your combination of beauty and brain (and a good helping of attitude) are unmatched in any female I know, and are rare in guys too,save moi'! ...

Just wanted to pop in and tell you that I think you're AWESOME! K????


Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 23:20:21 -0500
From: AN
To: Acharya S

You have a way with writing that really packs a powerful punch, Acharya!

I received your book "Christ Con" a week ago, and I'm enjoying it intensely. Thanks for devoting that powerful mind of yours towards trying to free humanity of its fears.

You're like a macro level shrink for the world. :-)


From: VS
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 05:06:00 EST
To: Acharya S

Acharya,

Your page on the origins of Christianity is the BEST essay of reason I have EVER read in my LIFE. THANK YOU. Thank you so much for putting it up on the net.


Date: Tue, 21 Dec 1999 15:44:29 -0600
From: NH
To: Acharya S
Subject: Sitz im Leben

I find your site very informative and interesting. Nonetheless, I wonder about your choice of tactics in your point/counterpoint on the subject of the bible. Why not look somewhat at the modern literary criticism of the bible to engage these zealots? Such as the passage from Daniel, when you choose to attack the vagueness of the prophecy instead of pointing out the authorship was backdated by Maccabees! The book, and Revelation, which borrows much of its apocalyptic style from it, are coded messages to the faithful that have been given prophetic importance later. The whole nonsense about the sign of the devil in Revelation is nothing but a coded gematraiya reference to the emperor Nero, whom the author thinks is reborn in the emperor of 100 AD, whose name escapes me at the moment. Tangents aside, looking at the text itself merely engages the sheep on their turf. Taking apart the bible by looking at the Sitz im Leben (situation in life, or contemporary context) renders modern religious interpretations moot. If Paul had told his followers Jesus's second coming was over 2000 years off, then he would have gotten nothing done.

Keep up the good work and sorry my train of thought wasn't as concise as I intended.


From: MO
To: Acharya S
Subject: thank you!!!
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 1999 19:01:46 PST

profundity in dissecting religious ideology! you....you're good...it is so gratifying to read well-learned people examining the various branches of religional idiosyncratic dogma; thank you for providing a well of information to drink from (and spit out if I feel such is needed).


Date: Thu, 23 Dec 1999 01:06:06 -0800
From: KB
To: Acharya S
Subject: The Christ Conspiracy

Acharya:

I have moments ago, finished your book. A tremendous amount of information that is still being absorbed. For years, I've had the god-man myth tossed at me by proselytizing Christians, and now I feel like I'm gaining the intellectual firepower to defend my lack of belief. Thank you.


From: TS
To: Acharya S
Subject:
Date: Sun, 26 Dec 1999 13:55:30 -0500

Dear Acharya, you are brilliant thinker. I always believed that God is fake. Just something that the Churches proclaim in order to dig into their fellow members monthly income. People just needs to wake up don't they.


From: KJ
Date: Sun, 26 Dec 1999 10:05:55 EST
To: Acharya S

... I find your information very interesting and challenging to my preconceived ideas of religion.


From: CJ
To: Acharya S
Subject: Thank you
Date: Sun, 26 Dec 1999 11:56:04 -0800

Good day,

I enjoyed your web page and links. I give it " two thumbs up !" Instead of a bipolar view of mankind religions as right versus wrong, I tend to view religions as waypoints of religion's own evolution...... like the rungs of a ladder, except that in reality, no one really goes higher on this ladder, but keeps the climber's mind distracted of his/her origin and place in the grand scheme of things; and maintains his/her belief that the ladder is essential. The closest (s)he can come to questioning anything is to ridicule someone else's ladder or method of climbing but, ALL have been convinced that a ladder is fundamental regardless than no one has been able to prove where the ladder goes. It is this indoctrinated fear of not having a ladder at all which makes the mind of the climber so malleable and subject to impression, to the historically documented degree that the climbers will destroy by the worst means, anyone who does not concur with their choice.... even though this behaviour is far removed from what supposedly awaits at the top of the ladder.

When people will see; the heaven at ground level, the star in the grain of sand, nature's metaphoric plan in the spider's web, the universe in the atom, the equality of birth and death..... all this,... minus the human ego,.... then there will no need of ladders.

Thank you for your inspiring work and tolerance of my verbiage.


From: DB
To: Acharya S
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 1999 21:37:47 -0000

Dearest Acharya S,

My ... wife **** and I are very interested in your site. We have traveled the world, and last year we were fortunate enough to live with several different cultures within the same trip. We had no itinerary other than our airline tickets which included about 36 takeoffs and landings and just decided to wing it so to speak, with our land travel...

After a few weeks in Sumatra, we flew to Borneo and again hooked up with a man who knew where we could meet and experience indigenous life with.... I took a longboat up the river, and met some of the Dayak people of Kalimantan. They were involved in tribal battle at the time with the Madurese tribe, and were involved with headhunting and cannibalism. They were proud to show me the freshly decapitated heads they had stored in a ceremonial hut and told us that they had just eaten the hearts and livers of the fallen Madurese. Even as I type this, I am amazed that I, a foreign white person, was not afraid, but I swear I felt as safe as could be with them..It was explained that they had no quarrel with me and that I was an honored guest. I am glad that they had no quarrel with me.

The Penan people of Sabah and Sarawak, in Malaysian Borneo face a dire dilemma, as the prime minister of Malaysia wants a genocidal occurrence to happen and for all the "Monkeys" to come out of the forest and live a "civilized" life...just like us westerners. The Penan we met (only in the city) look about as displaced as anyone we met in our travels, and the outlook is grim.

If you know of any way for us to help, please email us and let us know....

[I am envious of your extraordinary adventures! Tho, I'm not sure I could have seen the cannibal thang without blowing chow. There are no doubt organizations established to help indigenous peoples - headhunters or otherwise - in these countries. Naturally, one needs to be cautious with such organizations, as they are often corrupt, and the money will actually go into the pockets of the very people or groups being fought. Other than finding a reputable agency, I really can't be of much help. The extinction of native peoples worldwide is at crisis level.


From: HQ
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 1999 00:15:43 EST
Subject: Hello
To: Acharya S

I am beginning to read the material on your site. Ooolala! What a beautiful woman. Thank God you are not an old man...

Thanks and much love.


Date: Wed, 29 Dec 1999 17:11:22 -0500
From: BK
To: Acharya S
Subject: Pope Leo and Carmelite monk John Bale??

Hello to you, Acharya -

I came across this review in the Amazon.com book review section from a reader somewhere in California. The respondent certainly doesn't agree with you.

I am not asking you to defend yourself. You don't need to. I have read your book and enjoyed it very much.

What I do want to ask you Acharya is did you ever come across this Carmelite monk John Bale, the respondent makes reference to? The first time I saw the Pope Leo X quote was in Michael Baigent's book, not yours. Of course there is no mention to the source of his or hers "research".

Thanks, Acharya. Love ya! (from an old man)

As usual, my critics can't seem to approach accuracy. The "reviewer" is a Catholic, so he went to the Catholic Encyclopedia (CE), and then proceeded to represent its entry on Leo X inaccurately. The statement attributed to Leo X - "What profit has not that fable of Christ brought us!" - has been widely reported in numerous texts; hence, I didn't make it up. CE attempts to obfuscate its origin by the following language, with its tamer translation of the quote:

[Pope Leo X's piety cannot truly be described as deep or spiritual, but that does not justify the continued repetition of his alleged remark: "How much we and our family have profited by the legend of Christ, is sufficiently evident to all ages." John Bale, the apostate English Carmelite, the first to give currency to these words in the time of Queen Elizabeth, was not even a contemporary of Leo. Among the many sayings of Leo X that have come down to us, there is not one of a sceptical nature. In his private life he preserved as pope the irreproachable reputation that he had borne when a cardinal. His character shows a remarkable mingling of good and bad traits.

The "reviewer" makes it seem as if the time of Queen Elizabeth was long after Leo. In reality, it was only a few decades. Note it says "John Bale ... was the first to GIVE CURRENCY to these words," not, "John Bale made the quote up." In the end, the popes and other higher-ups have known the truth, which is that Jesus Christ is a fictional character.


From: TE
To: Acharya S
Subject: I am your biggest fan!
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 1999 01:20:06 -0600

Hello to you. I have just discovered you and I am now your biggest fan. I am in no way a scholar, just an ordinary citizen who is not 'sucked into the hype'. I didn't think there was another soul in this country who understands my thoughts. You speak for me. I AM YOUR BIGGEST FAN!!! Thank you for your work.

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