Very well said.

--- In, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> --- In, Vaj <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > 
> > On Dec 23, 2005, at 12:28 PM, feste37 wrote:
> > 
> > > How about, teaching TM around the world to many thousands of 
> > > people and changing their lives for the better?
> > 
> > If it were for free, that would be generous. I honestly doubt if he  
> > were so generous as you claim, he wouldn't be a billionaire nor have  
> > time to be the workaholic CEO type.
> Your syntax is a bit garbled here, but I think I know
> what you're trying to say.
> I'll just point out the obvious, that spending all his
> time as a workaholic CEO type is what has made possible
> teaching TM around the world to millions (not just
> thousands) of people.
> > I wonder how much was given to the Tsunami victims or the victims of  
> > 9/11 by him?
> No, you don't wonder at all.
> There are many charitable organizations and individuals
> that have given money to victims of the tsunami and 9/11
> (and Katrina, and many other worthy causes).
> The TMO, however, is not a charitable organization, it's
> an  educational organization that exists to teach people
> TM, in the belief that if enough people are practicing
> it, there will be fewer disastrous tsunamis and less
> terrorism overall. So it doesn't make sense to expend
> resources trying to deal with the problem on the level
> of the problem instead of dealing with the root cause,
> especially when so much charity is flowing from
> organizations and individuals whose purpose it is to help
> the victims directly.
> It's perfectly reasonable to think this is an absurd
> belief, or even to criticize MMY for holding it, but
> it's kinda silly to attack him for being stingy when
> it *is* what he believes, and what he's devoted his
> life to attempting to accomplish.

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