I'd rather descirbe myself as the sole catalyst, though I'd prefer to
think of it in terms of shining some light in a very dark place - with
the result that a variety of nocturnal bugs in panic realized daybreak
is come :-)


--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> 
> 
> In other words, you helped create the controversy.
> 
> 
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "peterklutz" <peterklutz@> wrote:
> >
> > 
> > The only thing that need cooling down at wikipedia are the overheated
> > brains of the Christian fundamentalists and other idiots that holds
> > this article hostage.
> > 
> > The problem did not start with a lot of material being added - this
> > was actually met with some accolade (yes, I did get inspired when I
> > spoitted that one of my favorit places for other types of info also
> > had an article on TM and MMY).
> > 
> > What prompted the Kali's Dead-Enders to lock me out was that I
> > happened to take the criticism in this article seriously and
> > investigated the sources used. I made a few observations on the
> > unreliability of these (apperently hosted by anonmyous entities also
> > hosting xxx-sites). 
> > 
> > The only response I got was rather muted and simply proclaimed
> > ignorance of behind-the-TM-facade.org front-site. 
> > 
> > I waited for more reactions to my comments, but none were forthcoming.
> > I thend id the wikipedian thing and removed the criticism until such a
> > time that someone could substantiate the allegations or come up with a
> > good reason to keep what evidently is Christian smear-campaign
> > material in article about Transcendental Meditation.
> > 
> > As it were, the "wikipedians" involved were more interested in keeping
> > the article in the mud i.a. by holding on to the "totallydisputed" tag
> > and other things there that is likley to make any sane person stay
> > away from both wikipedia and TM.
> > 
> > I suppose it could all be seen as an enlightening example of the down
> > side of "democracy" - the leat intelligent and morally most corrupt
> > common denominator sets the standard :-)
> > 
> > Jai Guru Dev
> > 
> > 
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote:
> > >
> > > There have been a lot of discussions about the TM entry on
> > wikipedia. Last I checked there 
> > > were several archives. Since TM has been in the news lately, perhaps
> > the activity picked up 
> > > and they decided to cool things down a bit.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Patrick Gillam" <jpgillam@>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > TM is on the list with such controversial topics 
> > > > as "Palestinian refugee," "William Shakespeare," 
> > > > "Comfort women" and "PlayStation 3."
> > > > 
> > > > From the New York Times:
> > > > 
> > > > http://tinyurl.com/g4h5n
> > > > 
> > > > Trouble Spots
> > > > 
> > > > "Selected Wikipedia articles that site administrators 
> > > > have placed under restrictions to protect them from 
> > > > vandalism or editing wars."
> > > > 
> > > > Transcendental Meditation is on the list of semi-
> > > > protected articles which "users can edit only if they 
> > > > have been registered with the site for at least four days."
> > > > 
> > > > Has anyone here been involved in changing the TM 
> > > > article in dispute with other editors?
> > > > 
> > > > Protected articles, which cannot be edited at all, include 
> > > > "2004 United States election voting controversies, Ohio" 
> > > > and "Islam and anti-Semitism."
> > > > 
> > > > http://tinyurl.com/g4h5n
> > > >
> > >
> >
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