Re: Psych. label bible mocked in London Times

Bruce D. Burleson (
Tue, 2 Dec 1997 16:45:07 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 2 Dec 1997, Ronald J. Bartle wrote:

> I would suspect that a great many folks can relate almost intimatly to 
> this feeling you report.  It would hardly be just homeless or psych.
> consumers and similar that have this feeling.
> Ever heard of the German word "Weltschmerz?"
> - this is litterally translated world-pain.. and refers to the 
> _common_ 'pain' associated with living out the role of being a human 
> here in this uncomfortable - taxing - inhospitable and often unfriendly
> world we ALL find ourselves in.

Well I think it's more psychological than sociological for me.  But
I appreciate your way of putting it.  :) Bruce.