--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote:
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <jstein@> wrote:
> > >
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> 
> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> 
> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > For the past few days, I've been contributing to the 
> wikipedia 
> > > entry on Transcendental 
> > > > > > Meditation. Boy, is that fun in dysfunctional sort of way. 
> > > Between Peter, Andrew 
> > > > Skolnick 
> > > > > and 
> > > > > > myself, we've managed to completely rewrite the whole thing 
> > > about 10x over.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > http://www.wikipedia.org keyword: "transcendental 
> meditation". 
> > > Click on the "history" 
> > > > > tab to 
> > > > > > see what I mean...
> > > > > >
> > > > > 
> > > > > Due to the "vandalism" by peter and myself, Andrew has asked 
> for 
> > > an editorial lock to be 
> > > > > placed on the TM entry in wikipedia. Here is my response to 
> > > andrew's claim that my last 
> > > > > contribution was vandalism. I think he's more paranoid than 
> ever, 
> > > to be honest:
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > vandalism by moi?
> > > > > 
> > > > > Andrew, you justified your reverting of my edit of the 
> lawsuit 
> > > text because I was being a 
> > > > > vandal. Here is your original text, followed by my revision:
> > > > 
> > > > Andrew has since apologized to me twice. I'm under the 
> impression 
> > > that he gets so mad at 
> > > > New Agers or anyone who believes in anyting that smacks of the 
> New 
> > > Age stuff, that he 
> > > > automatically assumes the worse.  
> > > > 
> > > > I'll say this for Andrew. He's an equal-opportunity cynic. Look 
> at 
> > > this apparently ongoing 
> > > > exchange between him and Brian Josephson concerning Josephson's 
> > > psychic-oriented 
> > > > stuff. He goes for the throat, automatically:
> > > > 
> > > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Natasha_Demkina/Archive2
> > > 
> > > Andrew Skolnick--with whom I had many disputes when
> > > he was posting to alt.meditation.transcendental--is
> > > one of the sleaziest people I've ever encountered.  That
> > > he gets to call himself a *journalist* is just mind-
> > > boggling.
> > 
> > Eh. He's on a Mission From God, what can I say?
> 
> Completely missing the, um, let's call it *irony*
> that he uses the same ends-justify-the-means
> approach that he complains about: being on the side
> of the angels, in his mind, validates his use of
> deceit and other thoroughly unscrupulous tactics.
>

He doesn't miss the irony: he revels in it. Payback's a bitch. My understanding 
of his 
background is that he watched his dumpster-diving mom spend every penny on new 
age 
crapola rather than buy food and clothing. He hates all things new age, and 
with good 
reason.






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