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Published:October 11th, 2007 07:28 EST

Letters to the Editor about Op-Ed Piece, Purportedly about Universal Healthcare

By SOP newswire

[Letters to the Editor]

Regarding this Op-Ed piece, purportedly about universal healthcare:

Readers might be interested to know that the writers` real purpose is to plug their philosophy, Aesthetic Realism.  I know this because this group is a cult, and I`m a former member.  The members write stories and letters for newspapers across the country, always referring to their founder, Eli Siegel, this time as "the great American educator and economist", and in other letters and stories as "the great American poet and educator", "the great American philosopher", "the great American historian", and even "the great American poet, critic, and social scientist".  Google shows over 1000 such references:

I put together a site where I and other former members describe what Aesthetic Realism is really like:

It`s disappointing that these people fake their way onto America`s newspages, simply as an excuse to try to promote their group.