Invite tsr and alumni retirees to help on projects.. this brings people 
together for a common cause..


 feste37 writes:


  am so glad there is hope!  

Actually, the meeting in Phoenix Hall was quite good. I assume you did not go. 
There was scarcely a necktie in sight, and only a few Jai Guru Devs (which I 
suspect drive you crazy) were uttered. Hagelin even admitted that when he took 
over leadership of the movement, it was a "mess" regarding TM instruction. The 
fee was too high and no one was learning. Since then the fee has been lowered 
and initiations have gone up. It must be the first time in history that a TM 
movement leader has admitted that anything at all in the movement was "a mess." 


---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote :

 Mail:   To bring our community together again one of the challenges of getting 
an extended huge group meditation together is sustainability.  We do have 1500 
or more sidhas in town to accomplish that. The trick is getting them back. We 
had some success in getting some friends interested in coming back but need 
more of them to come, and we need help from the University.  

---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote :

 e-mail: We are supposed to be a family.. Pops talks to the whole family not 
just the favorite sons or favored daughter... The admin needs to do this. Meet 
with people of the community. Not just one evening but several.. 

  ..we also need continued access to admin to change things. For helping out, 
to gripe. etc. on a weekly or ongoing basis.. Sometimes it takes a lot of 
venting then people come around.. 

---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote :

 From e-mail:   More meetings to solve issues should include tsr 
(town-super-radiance) members. or have meetings exclusively of tsr, Rich, 
working and poor who make their lives here, mixing with capable Trustees. 



---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote :

 Some people are still here for altruistic reasons and are yet interested in 
the process of making something happen. People who are contentious and by 
nature uneasy or impatient with process likely may go crazy having to listen in 
on the process.  The folks who feel their big contribution is to tell why it 
won’t work? They get sidelined by effective people who volunteer working on 
things. Civics seems a skill set.   

---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <salsunshineini...@gmail.com> wrote :

 They do need people and are starting the process to collaborate.  


 How many times. have we heard this now? They’ve been having meetings like this 
for decades now, nearly every time something awful happens and they need to put 
on a false show of reassurance.  You do know what the definition of insanity 
is, right, Doug?

 All they need is someone else in white up there and they’re all set for a 
scene straight out of the Leftovers.


On Jun 24, 2017, at 5:14 AM, dhamiltony...@yahoo.com 
mailto:dhamiltony...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] <FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
mailto:FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

We’re a bunch of communal transcendental meditationists with a range of 
affiliation and some of them came down into town to show their hand of their 
own concern.  They do need people and are starting the process to collaborate.  
It begins with a lot of listening and consideration. Yes of course we know the 
past. This was a remarkable meeting in corporation.  

---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com mailto:FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, 
<salsunshineini...@gmail.com mailto:salsunshineini...@gmail.com> wrote :

 Brilliant feste.  So instead of insults, do you actually have anything of 
substance to contribute? I'm misinformed?  So by all means, tell us what the 
reality is.  All you have to do is look at the Women's Dome to know it has, or 
had, a big problem with mold. I was simply conceding that since I hadn't been 
inside in quite a while, I didn't have all the answers. Unlike you, apparently.

 On Jun 23, 2017, at 9:24 PM, feste37 <no_re...@yahoogroups.com 
mailto:no_re...@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 The most relevant part of this poster's response is contained in the very 
first sentence: "from the little I know." 

How true. 

---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com mailto:FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, 
<salsunshineiniowa@...> wrote :

 lol…The Dooms are mold-filled too, from the little I know, and the roofs leak 
there as well.  Mold and poor construction seem to follow the TMO like a bad 
case of the flu since they rarely take good care of things.  Would love to know 
the condition of Barhydt pre-1973, was it a mess then?  If not, it’s just one 
more building that they let go to ruin undoubtedly because they wanted a good 
excuse to get rid of it, maybe because it was positioned slightly awkwardly.  
Who knows.   Beautiful old place, I would have paid the half mill.  You know 
how the TMO pisses away $$??  Gold this and gold that, expensive leaflets and 
catalogues that nobody reads. But a beautiful old building, not to mention the 
ponds as well as potholes galore?  The nicest parts of campus were the ones 
they got rid of first.  Meanwhile the ghastly frats? As well as most of the 
so-called pods?  Still there.  It’s like they want the campus to be as ugly as 
possible, and they are succeeding. 

 And Doug, you have got to be kidding.  You know as well as I do it was all for 
show, people in white sitting looking down on everyone else while they pretend 
to care for about 10 minutes.  But let others in that have been banned?  Oh no, 
we won’t go that far!  Elitism at its finest.  Remember how “modern mental 
health” was going to be coming?  How many young adult suicides have there been 
since that?  And absolutely *nothing* has changed.


On Jun 23, 2017, at 5:44 PM, j_alexander_stanley@... 
mailto:j_alexander_stanley@... [FairfieldLife] <FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
mailto:FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 Oh gawd, not the friggin' chapel drama again. When I was at MIU, I had to 
meditate on the rock-hard pews in that mold-filled shithole. It was full of 
mold because the roof leaked; they threw a bunch of money at the roof, and it 
didn't stay fixed because the foundation was crumbling. It was gonna cost 
around half a million dollars to fix the foundation, and it didn't make sense 
to spend that kind of money on a building that wasn't all that useful to the 

Plus, it was also Sthapatya Vedicly wonky. 


But, the old St. Mary's Catholic Church, which was built within 5 years of 
Barhydt Chapel and had similar severe structural issues, was also torn down.

:::: crickets chirping ::::

No one gave two shits that the Catholics tore down their own old church 

---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com mailto:FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, 
<dhamiltony2k5@... mailto:dhamiltony2k5@...> wrote :

 Large meeting. A lot was said and listened to from both vantages, the stage 
and the crowd.  Someone in the meeting observed this had the similar feeling as 
in community meetings of earlier days held on campus in the Barhydt Chapel, 
when so much was collaboratively done by so many.  A radical group tore down 
the old Barhydt Chapel, may be this is an attempt to rebuild what was not 
replaced when the old Chapel was torn down. 
 There was a sense of harmony and collaboration in this meeting, something to 
build on.. A lot of areas to consider.  More meetings to follow after this 
week’s Commencement program and meetings of the Board of Trustees for the 


---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com mailto:FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, 
<dhamiltony2k5@... mailto:dhamiltony2k5@...> wrote :

 FW, Notes from 6-21-17 Communal Meeting: 

 An incredibly powerful ​, coherent​
 community meeting took place  ​last night (Wed.)​
 at Phoenix Rising Hall. 


 Approximately 275 people filled the hall to overflowing, with dozens sitting 
in aisles and standing in the back, and a large group of M.U.M. Trustees in 
front, with Tom Stanley, VP of MUM Board of Trustees, MCing the meeting, and 
Dr. John Hagelin and Mayor Ed Malloy also responding to comments and 
suggestions from the floor .​
fer a Welcome by Trustee Tom, Dr. Hagelin ​ briefly summarized​
  ​the ​
just ​-​
finished spectacular Ukraine Peace Conference attended by over 500 VIP ​s​
 - the highest stature gathering ever exposed to the Peace Solutions we 
practice, and an inspiring overview of our community history by Mayor Malloy. 

 By far most of the meeting consisted of suggestions and comments from the 
floor, regarding the state of our  ​IAA Sidha​
 community. Interestingly, about two thirds of the suggestions and comments had 
to do with the IAA, Super Radiance, and the Domes.  ​
A powerful, tangible sense of re-awakening of our community spirit continued to 
build throughout the evening. ​ ​


 Near the end of the meeting, Trustee Chris Wege gave a very stirring synopsis 
of what brought us here, holds us here, and the intense potential for growth 
and development that still exists here.  ​. . in collaboration.

 Again and again, comments returned to supporting and growing the Invincible 
America Assembly, as though the group consciousness knew that the IAA (everyone 
who comes to Group Program) is the core of our community and M.U.M. 

 The meeting was so successful, that ​ was ​
obvious, that more meetings will take place ​, with Trustee Tom Stanley 
announcing that. ​




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