"Enemy?"

I think you've misunderstood the purpose of the "Invincible America" course.

"Invincibility" means to inspire everyone to want to be a genuine friend, so 
that one has no enemies.



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--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Buck" <dhamiltony2k5@...> wrote:
>
> 
> As we go forward as a meditating movement we must make a distinction between 
> the anti-meditation enemy and ourselves, and we must not adopt an 
> antagonistic stands towards our own comrade meditators and treat them as we 
> would the enemy.  In speaking up, one must have an ardent desire to protect 
> the cause of the meditating community and raise the spiritual consciousness, 
> and there must be no ridiculing or attacking in one's administrative or 
> leadership approach.
> 
> > 
> > A proper measure of democracy should be put into effect in the meditating 
> > movement, chiefly by abolishing the feudal practice of bullying and beating 
> > we have now and by having administrators and meditators share weal and woe. 
> >  Once this is done, unity will be achieved between administrators and 
> > meditators and the teaching effectiveness of the meditating movement will 
> > be greatly increased, and there will be no doubt of our ability to sustain 
> > the long-going and sustained spiritual work of the Unified Field in the 
> > world.  
> > > 
> > > Our meditating movement must of necessity use the democratic method of 
> > > persuasion and education when working among meditators and the 
> > > non-meditators and must on no account resort to commandism or coercion.  
> > > Our administrators, teachers and meditator comrades must understand that 
> > > spiritual remoulding involves long-term, patient and painstaking work, 
> > > and they must not attempt to change people's ideology, by giving a few 
> > > lectures or by holding a few meetings.  Persuasion, not compulsion, is 
> > > the only way to convince them.  Compulsion will never result in 
> > > convincing them. [The old guard's anti-saint policy and administrative 
> > > guideline held over meditators and teachers?]  To try to convince them by 
> > > force simply won't work.  This kind of method is permissible in dealing 
> > > with the enemy, but absolutely impermissible in dealing with meditators 
> > > and friends. 
> > > 
> > > > 
> > > > As a community together our three major principles for the movement's 
> > > > spiritual work are, first, unity between administrators and meditators; 
> > > > second, unity between the movement and the meditators; and third, the 
> > > > disintegration of the enemy anti-meditation forces, the 
> > > > counter-revolutionary meditation-haters.
> > > > To apply these principles effectively, we must start with this basic 
> > > > attitude of respect for the field teacher and the meditator, and of 
> > > > respect and compassion for the human dignity of the meditation-haters 
> > > > once they have laid down their opposition. Those who take all this as a 
> > > > technical matter and not one of basic attitude are indeed wrong, and 
> > > > they should correct their view.
> > > > 
> > > > >
> > > > > Many people think that it is wrong methods of policies and guidelines 
> > > > > that make for strained relations between administrators and 
> > > > > meditators and the meditating community, but I always tell them that 
> > > > > it is a question of basic attitude or principle, of having respect 
> > > > > for the meditators and the meditating community.  It is from this 
> > > > > attitude that the various policies, methods and forms ensue.  If we 
> > > > > depart from this attitude of respect for meditators, then the 
> > > > > policies, methods and forms will certainly be wrong, and the 
> > > > > relations between administrators and meditators and between the 
> > > > > movement and the meditators are bound to be unsatisfactory.
> > > > > -Buck
> > > > > 
> > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Buck" wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Ideological education of Knowledge and experience is the key link 
> > > > > > to be grasped in uniting the whole Movement once again for great 
> > > > > > spiritual struggles.  Unless this is done, the Movement cannot 
> > > > > > accomplish any of its spiritual tasks. It is time for meditators to 
> > > > > > join together, come to meditation and attend refresher courses.
> > > > > > -Buck in the Dome
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Rick Archer" <rick@> wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > --- On Mon, 5/20/13, Dr. Bevan Morris <development@ 
> > > > > > > <mailto:development@> > wrote:
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > From: Dr. Bevan Morris <development@ <mailto:development@> >
> > > > > > > Subject: Important change in the Invincible America Assembly
> > > > > > > Date: Monday, May 20, 2013, 1:01 PM
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > Dear Friend of Maharishi University of Management,
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > The Settle Foundation is facing financial challenges due to 
> > > > > > > difficulties that have arisen in the past five months in the 
> > > > > > > business that underlies the foundation's giving.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > Word of this has reached the Invincible America Assembly grant 
> > > > > > > recipients, so Raja John Hagelin asked me to explain the 
> > > > > > > situation to everyone on the Assembly, which I did on Thursday.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > I explained that the Settle grants would be coming to an end over 
> > > > > > > the next months.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > I said everyone should quickly make plans to be self-sufficient 
> > > > > > > through "cashing in" in the afternoon (i.e., working at a job in 
> > > > > > > the afternoon) as Maharishi described it, or any other approach, 
> > > > > > > including, at least for some, personal funds.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > I also said Raja John Hagelin, Raja Wynne and Maureen, Raja Bob 
> > > > > > > Lopinto, Raja Harris and myself are trying to come up with a plan 
> > > > > > > for new sources of income that will allow the program to continue 
> > > > > > > as much as possible, and we are talking to our Indian leaders 
> > > > > > > about this. Of course, supporting the 600 Vedic Pandits we have 
> > > > > > > here now is extremely important, and if we are successful in 
> > > > > > > raising new funds, bringing the 400 Maharishi Vedic Pandits who 
> > > > > > > are in India waiting to come, to create a much higher level of 
> > > > > > > national coherence.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > I emphasized that in the future the grant, when available, would 
> > > > > > > probably be for a smaller number of Yogic Flyers, especially the 
> > > > > > > most active flyers, who do really long flying and make a 
> > > > > > > long-term commitment to the Invincible America Assembly program. 
> > > > > > > Maharishi said this from the beginning and Dr. Doug and Dr. Linda 
> > > > > > > Birx have been working on this throughout. This will reduce the 
> > > > > > > numbers, but we will have a more powerful group.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > I pointed out the present situation means that we have been 
> > > > > > > depending on the generosity of Howard and Alice too much. We need 
> > > > > > > to take responsibility afresh to engage all the Sidhas of America 
> > > > > > > in national invincibility.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > The response was extremely beautiful. Speaker after speaker sent 
> > > > > > > their infinite love and gratitude to the Settles, saying they 
> > > > > > > understand how they must be feeling, and want them only to feel 
> > > > > > > the depth of their gratitude and love. 
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > The common feeling was that the Invincible America Assembly will 
> > > > > > > continue even without the grant. The Assembly Maharishi created 
> > > > > > > even before there was a grant, and it will continue even now that 
> > > > > > > the grant is not possible for some time. Some also said they 
> > > > > > > would apply to become Maharishi University of Management students 
> > > > > > > so they could use financial aid to continue.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > They suggested we fly at the same time as the 8,000 Yogic Flyers 
> > > > > > > in Oaxaca, Mexico, that we adjust lift-off for flying time to 
> > > > > > > accommodate people with jobs in Fairfield, and other positive 
> > > > > > > ideas. They reminded us that Maharishi said, "I am��"India 
> > > > > > > and America for a bright future for the world" and we have to 
> > > > > > > fulfill Maharishi's direction, all of us together. 
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > It was a very moving and even blissful occasion. We will continue 
> > > > > > > in the Invincible America Assembly experience session with more 
> > > > > > > thinking from everyone.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > A new campaign is also starting for all Sidhas in Fairfield, 
> > > > > > > Maharishi Vedic City, and nationally to participate in the 
> > > > > > > Invincible America Assembly to create a better fortune for the 
> > > > > > > nation.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > We are all so grateful to Howard and Alice for giving nearly $100 
> > > > > > > million over the past seven years��"it is really just 
> > > > > > > phenomenal and historic��"and we know that they will continue 
> > > > > > > to do everything to support national invincibility.
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > With Best Wishes,
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > Jai Guru Dev
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > Bevan
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>


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