On Apr 4, 2006, at 2:47 PM, shempmcgurk wrote: > At least with oil companies and cigarette companies everyone knows > it's their job to try and sell their wares and there is that > implicit understanding when we see their PR propaganda. > > But an organisation that aspires to spiritually regenerate mankind > should be above such motivations.
Indeed. > > I always thought the TMO should publish ALL TM research -- both > negative and positive -- and never, ever reinterpret or reword any > scientific research. Doing that would have given them the greatest > credibility. Excellent point Shemp: then you'd really want to hear what they were saying--you'd be on the edge of your chair for the latest word. As it is, I'm always left wondering "is this real or was this fudged because M. said 'you either produce the effect I say is there, or you're out.' Frankly I'm excited about the Shamatha Project (which begins Sept of this year). This may end up being the most incredible research yet on meditation. I'm just reading some recent comments by Ken Wilber--who used to support TM (esp. Skip Alexander's) research. Now he seems to be wising up too--not even knowing all the extent of all the fallacies and chicanery. 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/