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Re: France: Charlie Hebdo Office shootings

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Nobody is - or has ever been - brainwashed. There is simply no such thing.
Sorry, I guess I used the term "brainwashed" a bit too non-literally in my post, in which I had equated brainwashing with cultural adaptation or adopting the norms of the culture in which one was born. While I realize this adaptation is not literally forced, I do think it occurs beyond the control of many or most of us. Unfortunately, I think history has proven that human nature tends to follow the ideologies of their own cultures more so than to question them. Hopefully, we're finally beginning to evolve away from that (in terms of religion).
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