--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues" <curtisdeltablues@...> 
wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <authfriend@> wrote:
> >
> > None of what you write here (as you know) has anything to
> > do with my post, Curtis.
> > 
> > For you act all outraged is pretty funny considering that
> > all I did was quote from your own two posts. I didn't
> > write a word of my own, so there was nothing of mine that
> > *could* have influenced Robin, nothing of mine that you
> > needed to inoculate him against.
> > 
> > Did something about what I quoted make you uncomfortable?
> 
> It didn't give the full context of what I wrote (as you know),
> 
> But it is a moot point now after Robin's last tirade. I got
> my answer.

Well, no, not moot, because it had nothing to do with
anything Robin said in this whole exchange (much less
with any "answer" you got from him--i.e., none).

It has to do with you, Curtis. Just you.




> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues" 
> > <curtisdeltablues@> wrote:
> > >
> > > You have such trouble with nuance combined with your obsessive need to 
> > > *get* people.  The fact that Robin could have been experiencing a mental 
> > > breakdown is not off the table for me, nor should it be.  I am saying 
> > > that we don't know, and that in the context of spiritual groups this 
> > > question is not raised so we never know.  And what if some attention 
> > > could have as Robin said, saved him from years of pain? 
> > > 
> > > On the other hand, the lack of Maharishi's care for someone who even 
> > > thought he was in the state his techniques provoked shows how little he 
> > > respected or cared about his students.
> > > 
> > > As I said to those whose reading is not through squinty, gotchya eyes, 
> > > there is a 3rd possibility that his state is interesting but 
> > > misunderstood by spiritual traditions.
> > > 
> > > You are acting like a malevolent little trollish twit, not adding 
> > > anything to the discussion.  If I didn't want to make sure what you wrote 
> > > didn't influence Robin's view of what I wrote I wouldn't have bothered to 
> > > respond.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <authfriend@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues" 
> > > > <curtisdeltablues@> wrote:
> > > > <snip>
> > > > > I hope you get that I am not tying to use this discussion
> > > > > as a veiled form of "Robin was crazy".
> > > > <snip>
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > [...] there is no real distinction given the poetic
> > > > > > > looseness of the language, between the so called higher
> > > > > > > states and people who are high functioning but suffering
> > > > > > > from mental disorders which manifest in this kind of
> > > > > > > belief.
> > > > <snip>
> > > > > > > So Robin had his internal shift and was never evaluated
> > > > > > > to see if these experiences were the "real deal" other
> > > > > > > than a short time in casual conversation with Maharishi
> > > > > > > where very vague poetic terms were exchanged.  And
> > > > > > > certainly no one got a psych exam, right?
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > Until the spiritual community has a way to distinguish
> > > > > > > this kind of claim as the real, real, real, seriously
> > > > > > > the real deal, even within its own system compared to
> > > > > > > the many versions of this conclusions drawn by people
> > > > > > > suffering from serious mental disturbances, the whole
> > > > > > > thoery of higher states will not be taken seriously in 
> > > > > > > mainstream society.  Nor should it be. [...] We already
> > > > > > > have too many people making this claim while holding an
> > > > > > > AK or strapped with bombs.
> >
>


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