--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "jyouells2000" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote: > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer groups@ wrote: > > > > > > on 8/26/06 3:28 PM, gerbal88 at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > > > > > > >> > I really think that in Mahesh's mind, if he could hussle for > Guru > > > >> > Dev, then how hard could it be for a couple of his flunkies to > set up > > > >> > hotels for 600 attending the course he just decided would start > in 3 > > > >> > weeks or 2 months. > > > > > > > This worked pretty well for ATRs, etc., because TMers had > unstructured lives > > > and could change directions pretty fast. But the same tactic was > applied to > > > scientific symposiums the movement would set up. Professionals > accustomed to > > > scheduling their lives a year ahead were invited to these things > with a few > > > weeks notice or less. And most were flops. One time a mayor¹s > conference was > > > organized like this in Arosa. All the world¹s mayors were > invited. Only the > > > Mayor of Winnepeg showed up. He had really had to pull some strings > to get > > > approval to come. He freaked when he realized no one else had come. > The > > > first thing he did was ask for a drink. Maharishi saved the day by > giving > > > him tons of attention and somehow, he went away happy. > > > > > > > Support of nature? Was the conference meant for the potential > participants, or to give the > > organizers something to do? > > > > > There, this shows how easy any action can be rationalized.
Well, yeah. If the primary purpose of the stuff that MMY puts the "Inner Circle" of the TMO through is simply to test them (in most senses of the word), then yeah, it explains an awful lot. 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/