--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <LEnglish5@...> wrote: > > Whose will was gone and who decided to unmake his state of Unity?
See Rory's comment. > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <authfriend@> wrote: > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, nablusoss1008 <no_reply@> wrote: > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, nablusoss1008 <no_reply@> wrote: > > > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <authfriend@> wrote: > > > > > > > > > He now thinks enlightenment generally is a sort of > > > > > cosmic trick furthered by intelligences that do not > > > > > have the best interests of human beings at heart. > > > > > > > > In other words he's raving mad. > > > > > > As much as I appreciated the fellows sensitivity, graciousness > > > and ability to write poetically something obviously went very > > > wrong. To me it seemed he was trying to force Maharishi into > > > acknowledge his enlightenment, which I personally don't think > > > was a very wise thing to do. > > > > That's exactly what he did, but it was back in *1983*, and > > he realizes now it wasn't a very wise thing to do. On the > > other hand, at the time he had reason to believe that > > Maharishi supported him totallly, and he was flabbergasted > > and distressed by Maharishi's response to his demand that > > Maharishi certify his enlightenment, which was recorded and > > played in court when MIU sued him. Again, he's described > > all this in his posts. > > > > > Someone here, Dr.D ?, suggested he should have waited for > > > awhile, stopped and see how things develop, which would have > > > been a wise thing to do. Instead he rushed away proclaiming > > > all kinds of stuff to people hungry for someone to talk to. > > > > That's yet another absurd characterization. He didn't "rush > > away." He stayed for the rest of the course he was on and > > then went home. There was no way he could keep it a secret > > that he had become enlightened; Maharishi had asked him to > > talk about it to the course participants, and of course the > > word got around. The teachers at his local TM center were > > understandably eager to learn whatever one of their own who > > had "made it" had to say. It was like having access to a > > second Maharishi. His experience of Unity consciousness > > remained perfectly stable; he had no reason to think he > > needed to do anything but continue to act in his > > enlightened state. > > > > And besides, as Rory notes and Robin has said here many > > times, he was not acting based on his own will; that was > > gone. > > > > > > > > It had to crash. > > > This story could probably be an interesting movie though :-) > > > > > >