> a quite disgruntled and non-practicing TMer by that > time -- having > left his 6-month course in the middle of the night > tired with "this > bs" -- paraphrasing.
Mitch taught in the Cambridge Center and in the short-lived Boston Center on swank Newbury Street, and taught one of my residence courses in Natick, MA. One of the Cambridge lady governors defended him years after he left the movement by insisting Mitch had unbearable headaches on the course and talked to MMY about it and it was agreed he should leave the course. He did knock TMers in an Esquire magazine article years later, posing the question: if TMers are supposed to be so enlightened, how come they're so messed up? Dan Fylstra, the founder of Personal Software/VisiCorp was also a TM meditator and was married to a governor. He had a few Cambridge Center sidhis working for him back in 1978. I was one of them. http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,116166,pg,3,00.asp --- anon_couscous_ff <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" > <sparaig@> wrote: > > > > > A company called VisiCorp invented the spreadsheet > > and marketed it. Their product -- VisiCalc -- > basically > > created the entire PC revolution; people used to > walk > > into the early computer stores saying, "I want a > VisiCalc." > > The clerks would say, "No, what you want is a > computer, > > on which you can run VisiCalc." And the customer > would > > say, "Whatever. Just sell me a VisiCalc." > > Visicalc, as the killer app, made Apple -- the (IBM) > PC was yet to come. > > > > (As another aside, after Lotus -- started by a > TMer -- > > a quite disgruntled and non-practicing TMer by that > time -- having > left his 6-month course in the middle of the night > tired with "this > bs" -- paraphrasing. > > > stole the entire spreadsheet market away from > VisiCorp, > > But also designed 123 for the NEW IBM PC. And it > became the killer app > for the PC, Lotus "made" the PC (to a degree) the > way Visicalc had > "made" Apple. Right time, right place. > > However, I agree with your examples as a broad > analogy. But other > factors were also in play. > > > > > > > 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 > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com ------------------------ 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/