I'm outa this, having written a "let's let it drop" note to t3rinity, and having meant it.
On the other hand, I just can't wait to see how you rip MDG a new one for his latest novel...uh...I mean post...if *it* gets your dander up. :-) :-) :-) --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Irmeli Mattsson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB <no_reply@> wrote: > > > Bhakti is that thing that t3rinity thinks that Michael > > Dean Goodman practices, and that he blasted Irmeli for > > attacking when she criticized MDG's logic. The fact that, > > AFAIK, neither MDG or Irmeli ever used the word 'bhakti' > > and almost certainly didn't have bhakti in their minds > > when they wrote what they wrote has nothing to do with it. > > > **** > There are a few things that intrigue me about t3rinity. Does he > consciously distort our views just because they irritate him? Or does > he have some sort of dyslexia and he does not properly understand > written text? > > Or probably he is not competent in formal operational thinking and > hence puts together concepts and ideas illogically, forgets what he > attacked at and claimed in an earlier post and claims the opposite in > the next post. His rules of throwing out ideas seem to be that > something sounds good, and he has heard someone use the phrase, and it > seems to make a good striking weapon at the very moment. He has no > hesitation using ideas this way even if he one post earlier claimed > opposite. And there seems to be an ego in him that gets very easily > hurt. All this points to weak skills in formal operational thinking, > where principles rule, not the egos needs and hurts. > > He has apparently also found the principles: "attack is the best > defence" and " blame others for your own weaknesses" successful > survival strategies. > > There he however has made a grave mistake. If he uses these strategies > also in his personal relationships, he must have faced many > disappointments on that front. He most probably blames others for the > disappointments and cannot see how the problems come from his way of > relating to others. In this kind of situation he can get a lot of > consolation from cherishing sentiments of bhakti towards a distant > guru, with whom he cannot be in personal relationship. And that is > fine, if it helps him. > > I'm sure he gets furious about this. If he does not, and laughs to > this nonsense, then I certainly have wrong here. > > I don't feel totally comfortable posting this, but here inside me > resides also a challenger, who thinks, that an effective way of > confronting certain repeating dysfunctional patterns, is by trying to > bring the structures to the open, even if it might cause some > turmoil. I really find t3rinity's way of communicating appalling. > > Irmeli > ------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor --------------------~--> Join modern day disciples reach the disfigured and poor with hope and healing http://us.click.yahoo.com/lMct6A/Vp3LAA/i1hLAA/UlWolB/TM --------------------------------------------------------------------~-> To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/