--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
wrote:
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> wrote:
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "jim_flanegin" 
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> > wrote:
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Ron F <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> wrote:
> > > > Note: forwarded message attached.
> > > <snip> And we are finding our way to create big groups even
> > > > so it is not happening
> > > > so quickly. But we can attribute it to not lack of our
> > > > efforts but lack of
> > > > the luck of the world. We have to hide somewhere. So
> > > > we hide behind the
> > > > logic that it is the lack of luck of the world that it
> > > > is not going so fast.
> > > > There we take refuge. If it is not going fast we have
> > > > a logic, it is the
> > > > luck of the world.
> > > > 
> > > In the excerpt above, can anyone please explain to me what MMY 
is 
> > > talking about when he says, "We have to hide somewhere. So we 
> > > hide behind the logic..."? Sounds crazy to me.
> > 
> > Caught my eye too.  I suspect it's one of his
> > quasi-gnomic statements that's open to multiple
> > interpretations.  The way I read it, he's saying
> > there's an explanation that makes sense (the "logic"),
> > but at the same time, in characterizing it as 
> > "hiding," he's also suggesting that it's an excuse.
> > 
> > As in: Some of you are mature enough to take
> > responsibility for the failure without being crushed,
> > and you don't need the excuse; those of you who
> > who aren't that mature, here's something you can hide
> > behind.
> > 
> >  And the whole tone of the 
> > > message seems like he is protecting the incompetence of those in
> > > his movement. Or am I missing something?
> > 
> > He's being more explicit about the failure than
> > I've seen before, actually, but for whatever
> > reason he's not lambasting the teachers for it.
> 
> Benevolent of him, since the failure is his.

On the other hand, "we" includes him.  (In fact, one
might even read it as the "royal we," referring to
himself alone.  He frequently uses "we" to mean
himself.)





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