--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
wrote:
>
> 
> 
> --- Rick Archer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> 
> > on 11/14/05 9:23 AM, L B Shriver at
> > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > 
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend"
> > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > 
> > > snip
> > >> 
> > >> As noted, Shankar had broken with the TMO
> > sometime not
> > >> long prior to 1994, so the "sweet poison" warning
> > >> would have had to have been issued at some point
> > in
> > >> between then and 1998.
> > >> 
> > > ********
> > > 
> > > 1993 at the DC course.
> > 
> > Around that time, my friend Dean Draznin was
> > appointed or volunteered to
> > walk into a Ravi Shankar meeting in the DC area and
> > read a prepared
> > statement, written either by Maharishi or some TMO
> > higher up (I can check
> > with Dean if anyone really wants to know). That
> > statement included the
> > phrase that SSRS was offering people "sugar-coated
> > poison".
> 
> I heard about this incident from Ronnie Newman, former
> TMer who was and still working for SSRS. She saw Dean
> and said hi and asked what he was doing there. When
> Dean tried to speak she told him not to. Dean was
> trying to be rude by calling SSRS, Mr. Shankar and
> denouncing his actions because he did not talk about
> his past association with the TMO. It was like when a
> "Christian" fundamentalist would show up at a TM intro
> lecture and speak with such great conviction about how
> they were right and you were wrong. The poor audience
> is usually left completely baffled by this display of
> spiritual arrogance.

Sounds pretty crazy. So the beef was with SSRS supposedly not being 
true to his roots a la TM? Or were there specifics with regard to 
the sugar coated poison thing? Hell of a label by the way...





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