--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > On Apr 9, 2006, at 3:32 PM, sparaig wrote: > > > Paraphrasing what the official stance in the TMO is about claiming > > enlightenment: > > > > People may say "liar" and be turned off to TM because they believe you > > are lying. > > > > People may look at you and say "Who wants to be like that?" and stop > > meditating because they think everyone must behave exactly the same > > when they're enlightened. > > > > > > People may look at you and say "I want to be like that" and try to > > behave like you rather than wanting to be themselves. > > > > > > > > > > From the TMO's perspective, its a no-win situation to have people > > claiming enlightenment "in the wild." Now, in anonymous laboratory > > conditions, where people are being examined for physiological > > correlates of their claims, this doesn't apply, at least in my mind > > and > > theminds of the researchers. > > > And this official response is quoted where? A recent press release? > Dome announcement?
In 39 years (OMG) I have never heard these points cited as official policy in the movement. They sound more like some local teacher putting together some advanced lecture points -- based on his conjecture and logic, not official TMO statements. 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/