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A new twist on welfare! Relying on those with the goodies cause you burnt yours?! I will never go long with our scratching me head in the wonder of the human way!! Cheers Wilber Brian Reid wrote: > I did a major undergraduate term paper on the Dukhobortsi, who at that > time (1968) spelled their name Doukhobor. See (e.g.) > http://www.kootenay.net/~cds/ > or > http://www.kootenay.org/doukhobor/contents.html > http://www.doukhobor-homepage.com/ > > I spent 3 weeks in Saskatchewan researching my paper; it could be that > the Doukhobors in BC were slightly different. But in Saskatchewan, the > deal was that you would burn down your own house and not somebody > else's. From time to time faithful Doukhobors would destroy all of > their posessions including the clothes that they were wearing, and > ask the community to take them in.