--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > - In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "jyouells2000" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> > wrote:
> > I just remember what 'Jennifer' was told about gullable 
> > Americans, and think about Avon Park, South Fallsberg, Vedaland, 
> > Pacific Palisades, and all the others. Nothing to do with
> > Nature...

>  SO you think that Vedaland was never a serious venture...
> > Whether it was serious or not is irrelevant. How can we know? 
> > Serious money was made on the property in the end. That's how all 
> > these 'deals' work out in the end. It's a pattern that's 
> > difficult to ignore even though it has been obscured by all kinds
> > of crap.

> If MUM is ever sold, will you then claim that it was all 
> about the real estate investment?

> > It's not about real estate per se, it's about cash. And I don't 
> > even really care about that. I'm really interested in the 
> > truthfulness of the spiritual message. I don't want to waste my
> > time.  I don't want to mislead others into wasting theirs. 
> > 
> > Mum sends lots of cash elsewhere and it disappears. Why sell 
> > it, until it's no longer profitable.  

> Lots of cash? I guess there are a few rich people living near MUM 
> that donate directly to the movement, but its doubtful that MUM 
> itself is a profit-maker. *Break even* at best, I should think.

> > 'Profitable' in terms sending dollars to international, not
> > necessarily making a profit. And of course the property value goes 
> > up as renovation and developement takes place. 
> > 

> If its not making a profit, then the only money that is getting sent 
> is from donations. And you really can't claim that its ONLY for 
> investment purposes if the land/buildings are being put to their 
> intended use for the entire period that the property is owned.

 I never said ONLY for investment purposes. Also image, grants, etc.
It certainly hasn't gone as planned. It has contracted instead of
grown. It's credibility has gone down. Alumni fund probably smaller.
Student body is much smaller, but I'll bet it has always sent money to
international.... What other university does that? 


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