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Re: Would a sailboat be a good place to be
Centuries of grinding poverty and disease, corrupt exploitative depots, natural disasters, armed strife, and the resulting distrust of authority and outsiders, have perpetuated a culture in which some Haitians give credence to superstitions and folklore that maintain the power of voodoo practitioners, including a small, secretive fringe of bad boko who perpetuate the zombie (zonbi) belief and might still be practicing zombification. But their unfortunate victims, if they exist these days, are not to be feared, and are nothing like the Hollywood image.
Do you think people in the US or other first-world countries would ever become sufficiently impoverished, ignorant, superstitious, powerless, numbed or drugged, and fearful enough to believe in our equivalent of voodoo witch doctors and give up reason, logic, and science to surrender their free will and be controlled by the American equivalent of the evil boko?