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Subject: Re: Educating large masses of users (Fantasy)
From: Cindy Stanley <connect @ ecentral . com>
Organization: Unschooling List
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 1997 23:29:13 -0700
To: Alan Deikman <alan @ znyx . com>
Cc: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
References: <2 . 2 . 32 . 19970203223752 . 006c4c14 @ znyx . com>
Reply-to: connect @ ecentral . com

Alan Deikman wrote:

> Until these suggestions get implemented, perhaps the following might
> suffice:
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> Well, it IS a fantasy.

(cheering, whistling, foot-stomping)  

Isn't imagination a *wonderful* thing?  :-)

...actually, to be completely truthful here....I HAVE entertained a somewhat 
similar idea from time to time.  I never thought of a $5 charge and PIN # tho. 

Unschooling List Mom
Aurora, Colorado
connect @
 ecentral .

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