The proposal "to make FFL exclusive to the communal meditation project for the month of October unto the Election Day" will kill this group stone dead.
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <awoelflebater@...> wrote : ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony2k5@...> wrote : Interestingly I have been in some exploratory negotiations over the brand name we use here of FairfieldLife and a use of FairfieldLife by the Fairfield, Iowa community. For one month, from the first Tuesday in October to the first November Tuesday, Election Day in November there is some planning that proposes FFL be a platform to what will be a coordinated push for communal meditation and events in the spiritual community of Fairfield, Iowa. . One iteration of proposal is to leave the FFL community as it is, to retain FFL as an open place of spiritual critique and to simply add the relevant meditating project component to the FFL content. Another proposal is to make FFL exclusive to the communal meditation project for the month of October unto the Election Day. . Also in these kinds of conversations is a position held by small segments as to absolutely close FairfieldLife down as a Yahoo-Group. Doug, give your head a shake and step back for a moment. If you want to enforce an iron grip on this forum perhaps you should start a different one or give us all 30 day notice now to vacate the premises. You can't start changing the rules at this stage of the game. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <awoelflebater@...> wrote : ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <authfriend@...> wrote : Most of us who are discussing politics are not "trolling," and it's insulting to suggest otherwise. Political discussions are "without spiritual context" only if you put spirituality in a box and wall it off from the rest of human experience. Rick realized this, and chose not to build such walls. That's why he didn't limit discussion topics in any way (other than to exclude pornography). It looks like we (the non-spiritual cretins that we are) may be exiled off to FFL-2 if this keeps up... ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony2k5@...> wrote : I am appreciating the comments here about the group. The trolling of mundane subject threads here posted and scrolling ticker-tape style down the subject line with first lines of posts like one can read on news feeds most anywhere, but on FFL, a spiritual Yahoo-group, they often do seem to abuse the freedom of what Yahoo provides us as a group. . While being entertained by most any and all of content posted here on FF yet as a responsible member here I am looking at several who have long method in trolling the site with offered material that is quite without spiritual context, evidently unrelated to FFL, a spiritual Yahoo-group. Yahoo asks us for moderation. I have relied on membership to self-contain themselves in a moderation according to an inherent civility entailed the Yahoo-groups guidelines as the means of community here. Most have been able to write quite well within what is given to us as the Yahoo-groups guidelines. Those guidelines do provide really quite wide margins for expression.. Yahoo Groups Guidelines https://policies.yahoo.com/us/en/yahoo/guidelines/groups/index.htm -JaiGuruYou Yahoo Groups Guidelines https://policies.yahoo.com/us/en/yahoo/guidelines/groups/index.htm Yahoo Groups helps you connect with groups of people who share your interests and passions. We depend on each member to help keep it a safe, fun, and positive place for everyone. View on policies.yahoo.com https://policies.yahoo.com/us/en/yahoo/guidelines/groups/index.htm Preview by Yahoo ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <ffl.postcount@...> wrote : Fairfield Life Post Counter =========================== Start Date (UTC): 09/10/16 00:00:00 End Date (UTC): 09/17/16 00:00:00 460 messages as of (UTC) 09/16/16 22:52:13 80 authfriend 65 awoelflebater 41 Sal Sunshine salsunshineiniowa 37 olliesedwuz 36 Bhairitu noozguru 30 steve.sundur 27 anon_alias 27 Mike Dixon mdixon.6569 23 dhamiltony2k5 20 ananda_das_gupta 19 feste37 11 yifuxero 10 hepa7 10 Share Long sharelong60 9 jr_esq 6 emily.mae50 2 'Rick Archer' rick 1 ultrarishi 1 srijau 1 john_carter_bsc 1 j_alexander_stanley 1 William Leed WLeed3 1 John Carter john_carter_bsc 1 Doug Hamilton dhamiltony2k5 Posters: 24 Saturday Morning 00:00 UTC Rollover Times ========================================= Daylight Saving Time (Summer): US Friday evening: PDT 5 PM - MDT 6 PM - CDT 7 PM - EDT 8 PM Europe Saturday: BST 1 AM CEST 2 AM EEST 3 AM Standard Time (Winter): US Friday evening: PST 4 PM - MST 5 PM - CST 6 PM - EST 7 PM Europe Saturday: GMT 12 AM CET 1 AM EET 2 AM For more information on Time Zones: www.worldtimezone.com