--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, navashok wrote: > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "feste37" wrote: > > > > I sincerely hope that when this young man is not meditating or eating fruit > > he is studying to be an engineer or a software designer or something like > > that. A "poor, reclusive" life for a 23-year-old does not sound very > > promising. > > > > Yep, but that's exactly what we did when we joined the movement. According to > you, there couldn't have been a Buddha or Jesus Christ. Why did the Buddha > leave his fathers kingdom to become a monk and meditate? He could have just > stayed at home and become something reasonable. Or Jesus, why did he have to > go to the desert for 40 days to have visitations of gods and the devil? He > could have just stayed home and become an honorable carpenter. He could have > built nice homes and furniture for the community he lived in and probably > also lived a bit longer.
Sometimes it's refreshing to do something totally different. Like for example agreeing with someone I usually consider a useless nitwit, an arrogant Scorpion and an amateur. In his above points this navashok-character brings forward valuable points for a change. Well done !