like I said, "B" for boring.

--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Ravi Chivukula wrote:
>
> Honesty is good. But I don't believe in the notions of karma and
> reincarnation, unless karma meant actions we perform. But even then -
I
> think being in service of truth and being aligned with the existence's
will
> is what works for me - even if that means I am rude and insulting, I
have
> an extremely low tolerance for bullshit, purveyors of bullshit who
think
> they can peddle their bullshit unchallenged. My challenge this
lifetime has
> been to properly channel this anger, it would overwhelm me with
confusion,
> burden, guilt earlier but now I feed off it. I can now precisely
target
> these peddlers of bullshit without letting my anger overwhelm me.
>
> Anyway I digress - I don't think you or anyone else will reincarnate -
> animal or not. I am actually in line with Christianity here - I'm too
> narcissistic, Ravi has only been created once and will exist for the
rest
> of the eternity, I will not accept anything else unless I can come
back as
> a better me again and I will fight for it tooth and nail :-)
>
> But of course there is no proof of reincarnation of individuals,
unless
> reincarnation meant manifestations of consciousness, as in
consciouness
> incarnates again and again which then again implies there will be only
one
> Ravi and Emily - all this is subject to modification though - who
fucking
> knows.
>
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 11:05 PM, Emily Reyn emilymae.reyn@...wrote:
>
> > **
> >
> >
> > I try to be honest Ravi. It's hard here on FFL, but I have my
afterlife
> > to consider and I take my karma seriously. I am getting older. I
don't
> > want to be reincarnated as a rat. A cat would be O.K. A dog would be
> > fine, with a friendly owner who exercised me and fed me well (I mean
how
> > much closer to God might I get?)
> >
> > ------------------------------
> > *From:* Ravi Chivukula chivukula.ravi@...
> > *To:* "FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com" FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com
> > *Sent:* Friday, April 26, 2013 10:57 PM
> >
> > *Subject:* Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: To Curtis - were you trying to PR
me?
> >
> >
> > Emily, Emily, Emily - duh - yes, of course you did - it was thumbs
up from
> > you, I just reread your post. Very nice - no need for
bait-and-switch
> > impending apologies as tools for negotiation and all kinds of phony
> > behavior, no need for the other to even ask for it, no need to
dismiss
> > other person's feeling or deny that it even exists.
> >
> > Wow, good - thank you.
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 10:50 PM, Emily Reyn emilymae.reyn@...wrote:
> >
> > **
> >
> > Ravi, Ravi, Ravi - I already did. Did you not read my post. Maybe I
> > wasn't clear enough. I could try again, if you think it would be
helpful.
> > But, we should see if Curtis takes what I said at face value, which
is
> > exactly the way it was written and intended for him. I always feel a
pang
> > of guilt if I have unintentionally, through my own
misinterpretation,
> > offended someone.
> >
> > ------------------------------
> > *From:* Ravi Chivukula chivukula.ravi@...
> > *To:* "FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com" FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com
> > *Sent:* Friday, April 26, 2013 10:44 PM
> >
> > *Subject:* Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: To Curtis - were you trying to PR
me?
> >
> >
> > Yaay - of course you will, how stupid of me to not think of that !!!
Let's
> > work as a team - Ravi and Emily - The Apologizers
> >
> > So first order of business - How about Curtis - you think we should
> > apologize? For what? I say thumbs down.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 10:39 PM, Emily Reyn emilymae.reyn@...wrote:
> >
> > **
> >
> > Well, I will be in charge of apologizing to the men, most anyway,
how
> > about that?
> >
> > ------------------------------
> > *From:* Ravi Chivukula chivukula.ravi@...
> > *To:* "FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com" FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com
> > *Sent:* Friday, April 26, 2013 10:34 PM
> > *Subject:* Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: To Curtis - were you trying to PR
me?
> >
> >
> > "Ravi, I think you should be in charge of all apologies on this
forum. "
> >
> > I don't apologize to men, most anyway - sorry. But yes - I do bend
over
> > backwards to apologize to women, well most anyway.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 9:57 PM, Emily Reyn emilymae.reyn@...wrote:
> >
> > **
> >
> > Curtis, I actually wouldn't have interpreted it this way. Wouldn't
have
> > even occurred to me, honestly. *You* are the one who asked me to pay
> > "particular attention" to that verse and then put forth the "gang
rape"
> > description yourself as to how *you* had interpreted it, prior to
showing
> > it to your girlfriend who had made the point that the song could
have been
> > talking about "consensual" activities in where the woman was
enjoying be
> > attended to "down in the pines" (and I paraphrase), which is a
humorous and
> > more pleasant way to interpret it, I must agree.
> >
> > Carol also thought it was about gang rape and commented to that
affect.
> >
> > I am glad to hear that there were and have never been any hidden
messages
> > and meanings in what you've ever communicated to me. I like to be
> > understood as well and don't appreciate it when others' assume
incorrectly
> > what I am posting about without asking me. This is why I asked you -
no
> > harm meant, as I said in the rest of it that was embedded in my post
back
> > to Xeno. I hadn't thought much about it until now - "gang rape"
reminded
> > me of psychological rape - only because they both use the word rape
and
> > then I was like, wait...should I have been offended? I was just
riffin' -
> > don't take me too seriously Curtis. Your first appraisal of my
tendency to
> > amuse myself on this forum is not too far from the truth.
> >
> > But, do you know the history behind the song? I like the song, as I
do
> > appreciate and enjoy many styles of music. It was an interesting
song and
> > very poetic. You note below that the lyric was a misinterpretation -
by
> > you?
> >
> > Ravi, I think you should be in charge of all apologies on this
forum.
> >
> > ------------------------------
> > *From:* curtisdeltablues curtisdeltablues@...
> > *To:* FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com
> > *Sent:* Friday, April 26, 2013 9:25 PM
> > *Subject:* [FairfieldLife] Re: To Curtis - were you trying to PR me?
> >
> >
> > Sensitive Ravi to the rescue. Right, got it.
> >
> > It was not a gang rape lyric, that was a misinterpretation.
> >
> > But that distinction will not interest you because you are a troll
and
> > your posting intentions are unfriendly.
> >
> > You think you are "getting" a person Judy does not like and winning
her
> > approval, but instead you are revealing yourself and your shallow
agenda.
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Ravi Chivukula chivukula.ravi@
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > I think a lot of men have incredible difficulty expressing empathy
but
> > this
> > > one seems very cold-hearted and dismissive, as if the person
asking these
> > > questions had no right to these feelings and/or was irrational for
even
> > > trying to communicate that, viz "I have no idea why you write any
of
> > this"
> > > - I wonder if this is narcissism, disassociation and/or
psychopathy?
> > >
> > > Anyway here's one way I would respond assuming I was innocent.
> > >
> > > "Dear Emily - I am so sorry to hear that you were disturbed by the
gang
> > > rape lyrics. Looking back it was probably not a good idea to post
it or I
> > > should have cautioned you that the lyrics had references to gang
rape -
> > in
> > > this day and age one should always be aware that there could be
some who
> > > would get affected by that, especially victims and family members
of
> > > victims harmed by sexual violence. But rest assured Emily I had no
> > > intentions to PR you, my intentions was just to share some music
with a
> > > fellow music-lover and in retrospect I should have known that some
people
> > > may have found it offensive. I hope you are feeling better."
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 8:51 PM, authfriend authfriend@ wrote:
> > >
> > > > **
> >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Hmm, as much as Curtis asserts that his goal is "to be
> > > > understood by other people here," it doesn't seem that
> > > > he is willing to respond to the question Emily asked
> > > > him: Why did he make a point of calling her attention
> > > > to a verse about gang rape? Instead he just wipes out
> > > > her context as if it had never existed.
> > > >
> > > > Obviously she found it disturbing. Why wouldn't he
> > > > respond--unless that's what he wanted, for her to be
> > > > disturbed?
> > > >
> > > > Man, there are very creepy things going on on this
> > > > forum lately.
> > > >
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues"
> > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > I have no idea why you would write any of this.
> > > > >
> > > > > I shared music with you that I perform in my show. It has no
meaning
> > > > directed toward you except I thought I was sharing interesting
music
> > with
> > > > another music lover.
> > > > >
> > > > > To be clear: There are no hidden messages or meanings directed
toward
> > > > you by any music I ever shared with you on this board, ever.
There are
> > no
> > > > hidden messages toward you in anything I have ever written to
you
> > here. I
> > > > have tried to be clear about what I meant at all times because
my goal
> > is
> > > > to be understood by other people here.
> > > > >
> > > > > Lets chill on sharing music. It apparently isn't working.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "emilymae.reyn"
> >
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Hi Curtis: Hey, I was just responding to Xeno on his
psychological
> > rape
> > > > > > post and this spontaneously came off my fingertips:
> > > > > > "nor did I [feel psychologically raped] recently, when
Curtis
> > referred
> > > > > > me to the gang rape lyrics of a song he posted. I probably
should
> > have
> > > > > > then, come to think about it, but I just figured I had
crossed his
> > > > > > boundary again, unknowingly, like I did the first time. I
was
> > teasing
> > > > > > him; he got angry...."
> > > > > > God bless it, were you trying to publicly PR me? Did I not
pick up
> > on
> > > > > > that? I'm kind of slow on the uptake sometimes, it's true.
You
> > never
> > > > > > did explain to me why you referred me to the lyrics you did.
If you
> > > > > > were, than I say "Fuck you, man, fuck you." If you weren't
than
> > maybe
> > > > > > you could explain it to me. Am I right in my assumption
above?
> > > > > > I know you ain't a country guy, in terms of music, but
here's a
> > song
> > > > > > from George Jones - RIP, that may bring you back to a
performance
> > > > period
> > > > > > that would be best left forever.
> > > > > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Onfce-UNmmE
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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> >
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