You nailed it Turq! Absolutely correct.
________________________________ From: "TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]" <FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com> To: "FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com" <FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com> Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:29 AM Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] FWD: A Time to Act, in Meditation "The Pandit incident, the local suicide situation, and other problems clearly show that if not enough of us are participating in Group Program, we have to make up for it with direct local action." How cultists think, personified. An alternative sentence, formed by a sane person evaluating the same situation, might be: "The Pandit incident, the local suicide situation, and other problems clearly show that 'Group Program' does nothing at all." ________________________________ From: "dhamiltony...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]" <FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com> To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 3:58 AM Subject: [FairfieldLife] FWD: A Time to Act, in Meditation JGD, a call to action. Mail from the communal inbox, this is one fit to galvanize (polarize) most everyone in all the FF communities... -Buck in FF FW: Dear All, This letter is a private letter not on behalf of any organization, and is addressed only to practitioners of the TM-Sidhi program. JFAN's recent well-attended annual anti-cafo meeting had much anger and intensity. Several distinguished speakers repeatedly attacked “business as usual” to a roused and emotional audience. It is encouraging that 42% of the U.S. is party- independent, and frequent statements about all the good happening are likely true, and I appreciate and enjoy them, along with the growing silence and bliss in the spiritual population - natural and expected in an evolutionary process of the rise of Natural Law. But increasing intensity of partisan polemics and attack and a greatly increased barrage of election mailings show that a significant portion of America is on fire, with a rather disturbed collective consciousness. The greater the knowledge, the greater the responsibility. What can we do? Don't expect anyone else to do it. This is what responsibility means. 4 Action Steps (any one or more of these 4) 1. Create Group Program 2. Speak 'Up' 3. Get Involved in Local Government 4. Do All Portions of Program 1. Group Program: “...is the most powerful means of transforming [and stabilizing] society that exists, or ever will exist.” - Maharishi Several facilities are available, or create your own with friends. Maharishi consistently favored both large hub facilities and small neighborhood programs. At least time program with the community schedule. Don't quit. Don't give up. 2. Speaking Up “Communication is the single most important factor in the success of an organization.” - Maharishi It is not up to leaders to do it all. It is up to each of us. Don't sweat the small stuff but if you feel that something is too far off, it is vital to communicate that respectfully (speak 'up') to appropriate people. If enough people bring up something, it is going to get attention. Nothing bad will happen. It is worth doing this. Nyaya (two way flow) and Nirukta (feed-back) require this for a healthy system. A social or organizational system cannot work properly without constructive feedback. Solutions Group: responsible for admin policy for the Super Radiance community Ideal Community Group: responsible for increasing participation in Super Radiance Dome Committees: responsible specifically for the Domes Settle Grant Board: responsible for the Settle Grant Invincible America Department: implements Solution Group policy (472-1212, Gate Ridge Building), IAD should be able to give you the member lists and contact info for these groups A list of members of these groups was emailed to the whole Sidha community not long ago. 3. Get Involved in Local Politics (Please refer to Raja Raam's Appeal in the Dome last Spring) This is new, but emphatically requested by Raja Raam (Don't be passive, but very active to oppose and stop the grain elevator complex). A massive industrial presence, too close - with pollution, noise, traffic, and financial issues - potential of a chemical fertilizer plant, truck stop, and who knows what else, is a parody on a sustainable model community, notwithstanding statements by business thinking portrayed as community leadership. Plus Ever encroaching and massively proliferating cafo's. It is past time to stop rolling out the red carpet to big money (or a carpet being rolled out over us), whether it be Wal-Mart, the Lamson Woods dog park, U.S. Cellular, Neptune Smart Meter, Heartland Co-op, Monsanto, Cargill. The Pandit incident, the local suicide situation, and other problems clearly show that if not enough of us are participating in Group Program, we have to make up for it with direct local action. Almost all the candidates running in this election represent business as usual, although they may be friendly, nice people, and competent in the dysfunctional picture of the past. But they embody what has not been working. Two candidates running in this election are not speaking in terms of business as usual. Please find out who they are and vote for them. 4. Do All Components of Our Program “A casual attitude toward program brings casual results.” - Maharishi Many of us have stopped or substantially reduced key program components. Any undone component substantially reduces growth and impairs the holistic synergy and effectiveness of program. The result in the community and country is clear. Don't quit. Don't let it go. The nation needs our help and will continue to need it. No temporary resolutions. 'Idea' meetings and discussions are secondary. It will be greatly to your advantage and the country's to decide to do one or more of the above 4 for the rest of your life, and do it. It will make a huge difference. Thank you very much for your time and attention. Jai Guru Dev, Einar