Please, settle down, Steve. I could not care less about Robin, or his reputation on here.
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "seventhray27" <steve.sundur@...> wrote: > > > wow! what a reaction. is this an extreme example of shooting the > messenger? don't even need a show of hands for that. > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, doctordumbass@ wrote: > > > > Sorry, no street cred for you, little guy. Any student of human nature > knows that you cannot first shit all over someone, as you have Robin, > and then trot out some third party excerpt, trying to show your > objectivity. > > > > Who does that?? Only an idiot would operate that way, or someone so > bent on denigrating someone, that they fail to see their own > transparency (in other words, an idiot). > > > > Personally, I rate your post, "CI", for Completely Impotent. > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: > > > > > > I pass along here something sent to me by a lurker who preferred to > have > > > someone else post it so as not to become a target for the "Robin > > > supporters." It is an excerpt from a book called "Sacred Schisms: > How > > > Religions Divide," edited by James R. Lewis and Sarah M. Lewis. > > > > > > I cannot confess to having done all my Steinian Due Diligence on the > > > editors, but a quick glance at their other works seems to indicate > that > > > they are scholars with an interest in religions, as opposed to > someone > > > with an axe to grind. I pass it along because it seems to be > something > > > we don't get much of around here, a view of the whole Robin > phenomenon > > > presented without emotion or allegiance to one "side" of the story > or > > > another. It seems to present some contradictions to claims here > about > > > how much Robin continued to "revere" Maharishi and his teachings > during > > > his 15 minutes of fame. > > > > > > The Amazon link to their book is the first link below, and a Google > > > Reader "Look Inside This Book" is provided at the second (and third) > > > links. Google Reader does not seem to allow cut-and-paste, so I > cannot > > > duplicate it here. The link pointed for me to page 292, but the > > > information about Robin and his relationship with Maharishi starts > at > > > the bottom of page 289. It is missing page 294 for some reason. > > > > > > > http://www.amazon.com/Sacred-Schisms-How-Religions-Divide/dp/0521881471 > > > > > > > > > > > > > http://books.google.com/books?id=2ama0nYRlB8C&pg=PA292&lpg=PA292&dq=%22R\ > \ > > > > obin+Carlsen%22&source=bl&ots=T2I4atqqNl&sig=eRRuklROm7gPtmTdS7FEHPvCU8M\ > \ > > > > &hl=en&sa=X&ei=GODTUc2-B9P20gXaioDIAw&ved=0CGUQ6AEwCDge#v=onepage&q=%22R\ > \ > > > obin%20Carlsen%22&f=false > > > > > > Robin+Carlsen%22&source=bl&ots=T2I4atqqNl&sig=eRRuklROm7gPtmTdS7FEHPvCU8\ > \ > > > > M&hl=en&sa=X&ei=GODTUc2-B9P20gXaioDIAw&ved=0CGUQ6AEwCDge#v=onepage&q=%22\ > \ > > > Robin%20Carlsen%22&f=false> > > > > > > http://tinyurl.com/nwpvnuc > > > > > >