[FairfieldLife] Do The Numbers, was I agree with Buck 4 a time of SILENCE to reflect go inner come out cleansed

2014-12-12 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 7:59 PM, j_alexander_stanley wrote: As Moderator, I officially decree that Buck and WLeed3 shall constitute the square root of 1% of FFL's population. As such, their silence alone is sufficient to bring about their stated goal for all of us. JGD! So, let's do the numbers:

Re: [FairfieldLife] Buddhist Logic, was The Hebrew Language is The DNA of Creation

2014-12-12 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/12/2014 6:26 AM, Share Long wrote: Richard, for me it's summed up in the only statement one can make, imo, with 100% certainty: awareness exists. As far as I can tell, that's the only thing I can know for sure. What do you think? We are aware of being aware is the same thing as saying

[FairfieldLife] Unkind Words, was Unkind Words, was Rick - Until the Vicious Negativity is removed

2014-12-12 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/12/2014 9:11 AM, curtisdeltablues wrote: Yes it is much better to use my screen name than to purposely use my last name knowing that I do not use it here. Only the most committed troll would then dig up posts, some of them before I started posting here, where people used my full name

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: The Greeks had a word for it

2014-12-12 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/12/2014 9:26 AM, curtisdeltablues wrote: I can imagine the interaction. Indian yogi: I have a higher state of consciousness that allows me to do magical things like fly through the sky, turn invisible and know anything at all with my mere intention. Greek: OK, let's see you do

[FairfieldLife] Negative Posting, was What a pitiful state of mind

2014-12-12 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/12/2014 10:59 AM, Michael Jackson wrote: What I am referring to is the state of mind where one believes oneself to be enlightened when there is plenty of evidence to the contrary. I suppose one clings to this belief just because one wants to. Apparently you think we care what Jim said.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Buddhist Logic, was The Hebrew Language is The DNA of Creation

2014-12-12 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, sharelong60@... wrote : Richard, for me it's summed up in the only statement one can make, imo, with 100% certainty: awareness exists. As far as I can tell, that's the only thing I can know for sure. What do you think? On 12/12/2014 11:07 AM, salyavin808

Re: [FairfieldLife] The Greeks had a word for it

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 6:07 PM, s3raph...@yahoo.com wrote: The Greeks had a word for it - Gymnosophist Thanks for posting this - it brought back memories of when I first attended several classes at my local community college - World Civ 101 and 102. I enjoyed these course so much that I enrolled in

[FairfieldLife] The Origin of Yoga

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
Yoga in India begins with Shakya the Muni, the Buddha, circa 463 B.C., the first historical yogin in India. Patanjali expounded classical yoga around 200 B.C., based on the meditation on the Pranava, or seed syllable. So, the basic TM technique is very ancient. According to Eliade, India is

[FairfieldLife] Gnostics and Buddhism, was YhWh is Shiva?

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 4:29 PM, s3raph...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: Take the *Gnostic* element. Where did Gnosticism originate? Gnosticism is probably derived from Mani's dualism. It should be noted that the first dualist philosophy was the Indian Sankhya (pertaining to number), a Vedic first

[FairfieldLife] Consciousness, was Prarabdha vs Sanchita Karma and Spiritual Liberation (was Greatest Guru)

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 2:04 PM, seerdope wrote: 1) The Process of Hypothesis Generation is Distinct and Separate from Testing and Validating such Hypotheses via Scientific Methods. According to Sam Harris, /there is no scientific evidence that consciousness exists in the physical world./

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ramayan in Human Physiology-with video links

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 11:30 PM, Duveyoung wrote: Before he even came on the scene with his secret fucking wife and his non-celibately produced progeny we all thought we'd end up like this guy, speaking like this guy, having it all and being holy -- and -- and -- and whoa Nelly, eh? So, this is

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ramayan in Human Physiology-with video links

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 6:22 AM, Michael Jackson wrote: The TM Movement can kiss my ass and go to hell at the same time. /It sounds like you really got your feelings hurt when they fired you from your food service job at MIU - apparently you sucked at setting up tables. If you are this prejudiced

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ramayan in Human Physiology-with video links

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
The Movement under Liar Marshy's leadership became a cult long ago and has done and is doing a lot of damage to people's lives, especially the children who are raised in it by their True Believer parents. The TM Movement can kiss my ass and go to hell at the same time. On 12/11/2014 7:17 AM,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: The Origin of Yoga [1 Attachment]

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 10:41 AM, seerdope wrote: Vashista Yoga Ashtavakra Gita ( conversation with King Janaka of same era) Planetary positions in Ramayana place birth of Rama place at around 5114 BC Long oral tradition preceding Vashista Thanks for the comment, but the key word in my essay, which

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Rick - Until the Vicious Negativity is removed - Goodbye

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 11:42 AM, curtisdeltablues wrote: You are spaming this peaceful forum. You just spammed us with a plug for your singing act, Curtis. Can anyone spell cognitive dissonance? To what end? Maybe it was just a satire. Go figure. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com,

[FairfieldLife] Raise your hands, Buck! was Re: Rick

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 11:56 AM, Michael Jackson wrote: Keep rubbing that magic lamp and repeating I wish Cotton was a monkey! I wish Cotton was a monkey! till it all happens, Bucky! Why don't you get Barry to call the Fairfield cops on Buck and/or report him to the campus police for posting to a

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ramayan in Human Physiology-with video links

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 11:56 AM, anartaxius wrote: I'm waiting for Carjacking: The Expression of Veda and the Vedic Literature or Frying Doughnuts: The Nourishing Delights of the Upanishads and their Expression in Food. I'm waiting for Rick to interview you on BatGap about why you went to see Amma.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Rick - Until the Vicious Negativity is removed - Goodbye

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 12:06 PM, anartaxius wrote: Buck, you have failed to notice that FFL is already saved. The boat is afloat and sailing smoothly. You are flailing in the ocean pretending the ship has gone down. You have been thrown numerous life preservers and rejected them all, preferring to

[FairfieldLife] Unkind Words, was Rick - Until the Vicious Negativity is removed - Goodbye

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 2:09 PM, dhamiltony wrote: FFL was overwhelmed and overtaken by unkindness!! Are you out of your mind, Buck? Nobody on this forum, past or present, would ever say an unkind word to willytex! /You are a liar and a troll Richard./ - Curtis Mailloux /Richard J. Williams is an

[FairfieldLife] Buddhist Logic, was The Hebrew Language is The DNA of Creation

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 1:24 PM, Share Long wrote: salyavin, I think the 2 simplest answers are: the universe never started; it just always was or, the universe is starting at every nanosecond. Which one of these is most wobbly, do you think? In order to answer this question you would have to apply the

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Consciousness, was Prarabdha vs Sanchita Karma and Spiritual Liberation (was Greatest Guru)

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 3:17 PM, salyavin808 wrote: According to Sam Harris, /there is no scientific evidence that consciousness exists in the physical world./ / / This is a physical world and I am conscious. That rather puts the kibbosh on that idea. There is no physical world without consciousness.

[FairfieldLife] The Debate, was Rick - Until the Vicious Negativity is removed - Goodbye

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 3:19 PM, Michael Jackson wrote: The real answer would be to stop all TMSP practice for about 6 months and see how much better he would feel, but he's too far gone for that. /This sounds like a negative comment - so, I think you just said you wanted to continue the debate. Go

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 3:47 PM, s3raphita wrote: This is a physical world and I am conscious . . . how the illusion of the outer world is created is still a mystery E . . . so *is there* a physical world or is it an illusion? /For those well versed in the Vedaanta the world is like a city of

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: The Hebrew Language is The DNA of Creation

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 4:31 PM, Share Long sharelong wrote: salyavin, so one question might be: what gives rise to something infinitely dense and infinitely hot? What's the simplest answer to that? Would a single wobbly electron do that? Maybe there's a moment in quantum tunneling that gives rise to

Re: [FairfieldLife] UN Declares International Day of Yoga

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 4:45 PM, Bhairitu wrote: Not that they really understand what yoga is other than some form of exercise. So, who are they? One of four humans, not counting a dwarf? /Confusion arises from erroneously identifying words, objects, and ideas with one another; knowledge of the

[FairfieldLife] Gnosis on the Silk Road, was YhWh is Shiva?

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 5:24 PM, s3raphita wrote: Re Gnosticism is probably derived from Mani's dualism. : Mani (3rd century AD) was too late in the day to be the originator of Gnosticism. However, the Persian prophet Zoroaster (5th century BC) is the definitive original source of all these

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: The Greeks had a word for it

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 6:03 PM, s3raphita wrote: Funny that you should reply to my post as when I didn't get any response from my original message I was going to post another one saying: Yes, it is funny, but not unusual. I must have posted thousands of messages and essays to Yahoo and Google

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Unkind Words, was Rick - Until the Vicious Negativity is removed - Goodbye

2014-12-11 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/11/2014 7:52 PM, curtisdeltablues wrote: Please delete the post using my last name Richard. immediately. Sorry, I can't do that - your name is all over the internet and FFL - there must be thousands of TMers that have read your interview on Minit Org posted to Google Groups and Yahoo

[FairfieldLife] Cause and Effect, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 9:27 PM, anartaxius wrote: The way I look at 'karma' is it is just action, what comes to you, what you do, and the effect of past life, what happened then, cultural conditioning, etc. One does not even have to think of it as 'past lives', just 'past life'; ten minutes ago could

[FairfieldLife] Barry and Judy, was George Hammond's November 30, 2014 Lecture

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
I check in today and notice Judy is seemingly gone. Really? Can someone me the short story of what happened? On 12/10/2014 12:48 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */I don't think that's ever been explained. MY 'short story' of what happened was that after almost two decades of reading posts from her

[FairfieldLife] Karma as Moral Reciprocity, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 12:54 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */Nicely said. That's essentially my view as well. Karma is no more mystical than the reaction that follows every action. EVERY action, including those of the enlightened. /* /* *//The theory of karma on the physical level is dirt simple - cause and

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Create Peace in the Middle East

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 1:04 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */This course certainly establishes how many True Believers the TM movement feels it has left in the world. The hotel has a maximum of 507 rooms, 1098 beds. /* That's 1098 more rooms than Rama had out in the the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, and

[FairfieldLife] TM in Context, was George Hammond's November 30, 2014 Lecture

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 3:05 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */This corresponds to my first experience of seeing him have to fill time (6-10 hours of talks a day for a month) at Squaw Valley in 1968./* /** Sorry, Barry, I'm just not buying this story. According to everybody I've ever talked to about the TTC

Re: [FairfieldLife] Could it be the same Judy???

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 7:01 AM, Michael Jackson wrote: /Actually no. The rumor that Judy had cancer was started on Google Groups by Barry and was refuted by Judy way back in 1999. Besides, even if she did have cancer that would be irrelevant to anything she posted to Google Groups of Yahoo Groups.

[FairfieldLife] The Peak, was what does Moved to the Mountain Top Mean?

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 9:23 AM, Share Long wrote: What I find VERY interesting is that no one is writing about you all on the_peak. And yet, how many times have you all written about them?! LOL! It's gotta mean something! /This is funny, Share - maybe about 100 times so far! And, at least 4 of the

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: what does Moved to the Mountain Top Mean?

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
Share wrote: ** What I find VERY interesting is that no one is writing about you all on the_peak. And yet, how many times have you all written about them?! LOL! It's gotta mean something! On 12/10/2014 9:41 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */Not true. One quick search reveals that 'FFL' has been

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: what does Moved to the Mountain Top Mean?

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 9:52 AM, Share Long wrote: turq, I think you're wrong on two counts: that they would write only negative stuff about FFLers; and that they're not writing negative stuff out of fear. I think they're just getting on with creating what they prefer. Apparently Barry just can't

Re: [FairfieldLife] Karma, Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
are the laws of karma!/ *From:* 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife] FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com *To:* FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com *Sent:* Tuesday, December 9, 2014 5:45 PM *Subject:* Re: [FairfieldLife

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: what does Moved to the Mountain Top Mean?

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 10:04 AM, jamesalan wrote: Well, Share, I think that there are some reasonable explanations and also a few other aspects you didn't mention when one digs a little deeper Most of the people in The Peak left here because they were not happy here and have moved on. They

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: what does Moved to the Mountain Top Mean?

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 10:18 AM, curtisdeltablues wrote: I think it means that you are looking for a little drama today. What's wrong with a little drama? Just because Barry called Share a drama queen doesn't mean that Share is a bad person, Curtis. It is kind of funny though that Barry stalked her

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: what does Moved to the Mountain Top Mean?

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 10:54 AM, Share Long wrote: How about turq? /Oh, the Turq would never resort to drama in his posting, Share The fact that he called in the police on Raunchy is proof - that' wasn't drama - that was outright newsgroup terrorism. All it would have taken was for the Turq to send

[FairfieldLife] It's All About Willy, was what does Moved to the Mountain Top Mean?

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 11:23 AM, Bhairitu wrote: Notice that Willy dashed right over there when it started and posted all of two posts and that was it. Must've not found any walls to scrawl his graffiti on. :-D Apparently you got left behind. So, you did a little stalking and lurking. Maybe you

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: what does Moved to the Mountain Top Mean?

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 11:26 AM, curtisdeltablues wrote: Barry must be your guru because I have never seen such devotion since Maharishi died. Uncle Tantra is one of my favorite gurus and I have a lot of devotion to him and his writing. In fact, if it wasn't for The Corrector and The Uncle, I

[FairfieldLife] It's All About WeeWilly, was what does Moved to the Mountain Top Mean?

2014-12-10 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/10/2014 11:34 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */Skipping the WeeWilly content and just going for the good part, isn't this just The Creepiest Song Ever Written once you choose to see it that way? /* */ /* */I have seen it effectively used on TV shows in exactly that context, as the soundtrack

Re: [FairfieldLife] Srividya Temple near Rochester New York

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/8/2014 7:24 PM, srijau wrote: So, what is /Sri Vidya/ and what is it's connection to SBS? teaching Sri Vidya diksha without regard to caste or ethnicity http://srividya.org/

Re: [FairfieldLife] Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 4:23 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */Those are Buck's mantras. When he gets his next TMO advanced techniques, they'll become Sri Sri Neganaut Spiritual Terrorist Period Of Silence Namah Namah./* Apparently Barry failed to get the memo from Alex. Go figure. /Indeed! And, the real

[FairfieldLife] TurquiseB was, Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 5:42 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */I suspect that the secret of following Buck's logic on all of this is that you need to be taking the same meds he is. /* Apparently you didn't get the memo from Alex. I thinks it's safe to say at this point that you have won the religious debate.

[FairfieldLife] salyavin808, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
*/Those are Buck's mantras. When he gets his next TMO advanced techniques, they'll become Sri Sri Neganaut Spiritual Terrorist Period Of Silence Namah Namah./* Apparently Barry failed to get the memo from Alex. Go figure. On 12/9/2014 5:57 AM, salyavin808 wrote: Ooh, the

[FairfieldLife] Fiction Writing, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 6:38 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */I figure that if I ever teach again, it will be in my writing, within the context of a book that starts with the words that every spiritual book, lecture, or teaching ever given *should* have started with: This is a work of fiction./* Thanks,

[FairfieldLife] Karma, Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 6:48 AM, Michael Jackson wrote: I don't buy the existence of karma itself. It started with the ancient Indians and spread from there to China and Japan via Buddhism. /What happens when you drop a big rock on your toe? All things fall down because gravity sucks. Maybe you failed

[FairfieldLife] Michael Jackson, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 7:10 AM, Michael Jackson wrote: Good one! Wonder if Doug thinks that the destruction as her might call it of FFL and the very existence of us neganauts are part of HIS karma? Apparently you failed to get the memo from FFL Moderator. /Indeed! And, the real problem is that there

[FairfieldLife] Barry's Fiction, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 8:36 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */There is that, of course -- the idea that any attempt at describing enlightenment will be by definition fiction. /* We are pretty much 100% in agreement on this, Barry. /I've seen him project the double, as described in the Castaneda books. One

[FairfieldLife] GMO's was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 10:44 AM, salyavin808 wrote: One phone call to the chief later, and it turned out the opposite was true and they were hiring new officers. Randi felt that was all the research he had to do. Others got stuck in to the published papers on the ME but I would have loved to see the

[FairfieldLife] Woo Woo, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 10:56 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */I don't want to get in the middle of any the TMO killed Doug Henning discussion, but in a very real sense, they did. I knew Doug briefly because one of my roommates at the time created airbrush-painted silk costumes for him. During that year, I saw

[FairfieldLife] Burning Off Karma, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 2:10 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */As far as I can tell, based on the few teachers I've met who seemed to have a clue, there is NO SUCH THING as burning off all of one's karma. /* It's really getting deep around here. Can anyone on this forum spell cognitive dissonance? /As you

[FairfieldLife] Spirituality, was Rolling Stone belatedly discovers Bruce Cockburn

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 10:20 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */And does a somewhat better job of factchecking and reportage than they did in a recent article currently getting more press. /* /* */Sometimes, reading Barry's comments on spirituality is like trying to figure out a schizoid! So, I wonder what

[FairfieldLife] Butt-Bouncing, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 6:04 AM, Michael Jackson wrote: As I have said before, the original holy men were guys who had left regular society because they were too lazy to work so they sat in the forests smoking ganja and having realistic daydreams like George Hammond. When someone would come along and

[FairfieldLife] Harrison Bergeron, was Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 11:21 AM, Bhairitu wrote: We seem to have some people here who have misinterpreted Buddha and hammers. Kurt Vonnegut would be disappointed given his story Harrison Bergeron. /You are really cracking me up tonight! Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut is an anti-communist

Re: [FairfieldLife] Karma, Maharishi Mahesh -greatest Guru the world has ever known

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
as this view seems to be, it is at the same time, very deep and subtle. Not easily understood by the un-reflective individual who only makes comments without thinking them through. Go figure. *From:* 'Richard J. Williams

Re: [FairfieldLife] New World Order

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 1:05 PM, salyavin808 wrote: Meet the new boss: /What the Democrats are doing is classic Alinskyism, posturing as the defenders of the American Way and hoping like hell that nobody remembers that rendition prisons began under the Clinton administration./ - Michael Walsh

Re: [FairfieldLife] New World Order

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
*From:* salyavin808 no_re...@yahoogroups.com http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/dec/09/cia-torture-report-released CIA torture report brands post-9/11 program as brutal and ineffective http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/dec/09/cia-torture-report-released On 12/9/2014 1:23 PM,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Prarabdha vs Sanchita Karma and Spiritual Liberation (was Greatest Guru)

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 11:52 AM, curtisdeltablues wrote: It seems to me that the same issues you brought up about verifying such claims pertain to the question of how could a human know such a thing in the first place? Most traditions that propose such theories seem to resort to: God wrote this book to

Re: [FairfieldLife] New World Order

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 1:29 PM, Mike Dixon wrote: Same as the old boss ... won't get fooled again! yeah, right. *Five Facts and Five Fictions About CIA Rendition* http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/rendition701/updates/updates.html

Re: [FairfieldLife] New World Order

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 1:41 PM, Bhairitu wrote: And why would they do that? Why did the U.S. participate in renditions? You're not making any sense. Renditions are used primarily to disrupt a cell and remove a terror suspect from the battlefield. Could it be that major corporations and financial

Re: [FairfieldLife] Prarabdha vs Sanchita Karma and Spiritual Liberation (was Greatest Guru)

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 1:43 PM, Bhairitu wrote: Enlightenment does not automatically give one instant knowledge of Indian philosophy. That's not what it is about and why so many TM'ers are confused. /Apparently they don't teach Buddhist logic at most universities, like they do at UT in the Center

Re: [FairfieldLife] Prarabdha vs Sanchita Karma and Spiritual Liberation (was Greatest Guru)

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
Enlightenment does not automatically give one instant knowledge of Indian philosophy. So unless it isn't a neurophysiological state, enlightenment will be the same whether you know anything about Indian philosophy or not. Wouldn't it? On 12/9/2014 4:53 PM, Bhairitu wrote: Yes.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Prarabdha vs Sanchita Karma and Spiritual Liberation (was Greatest Guru)

2014-12-09 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/9/2014 4:59 PM, Michael Jackson wrote: The observable world from the single cell organisms all the way to the stars show a decided lack of karma. Karma is defined as action or work. Everything from a single cell organism up to and including the stars, is dependent on action.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Fwd: Check out Reports: Obama Mulling Sanctions on Israel | Washington Free Beacon

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 5:01 PM, William Leed wrote: Sanctions against Israel, discouraging sanctions against Iran. There is something terribly wrong here. What else can this president do in the next two years. God help us all. Janet /Well, it could be worse - he could depend on NATO to protect

Re: [FairfieldLife] Jerry as a Proxy Vetting Agent

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 6:41 PM, Michael Jackson wrote: My friend Bill who was having conversations with Jerry by phone a few months ago has asked him for his take on the evening, but so far Jarvis has not answered him. /Why don't you just call Jerry on the phone yourself and say: Jerry this is

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: The Christian answer to ISIS and much else

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/8/2014 3:53 AM, TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: */The only thing I can imagine sadder than George Hammond's stories being untrue is that they are actually true. /* */ /* */If his tale about all these supposedly Bestest Spiritual Types Ever making all these plans

[FairfieldLife] Re: A Gigantic Hoax?

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
This looks like a good libel case against Dunham, if he chooses to bring one. As noted earlier, /Rolling Stone magazine has backed off from its blockbuster story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia.../ 'A Bad Week for Rape Culture' http://tinyurl.com/llx5afu 'Rolling

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: The Christian answer to ISIS and much else

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 8:51 PM, emptybill wrote: Who needs Israel when we've got such good friends in Saudi. Why they're even lowering their sell price for crude so they can save us from fracking-up our environment. /Apparently the Saudis are neither lowering their price for oil or curtailing

Re: [FairfieldLife] The Christian answer to ISIS and much else

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 8:10 PM, Bhairitu wrote: I wouldn't want to get my ass shot off for Israel either. Apparently you wouldn't want to risk your life for anything you believe in. So, I wonder how you're going to participate in a revolution since you don't even seem to want to join in a street

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: The Christian answer to ISIS and much else

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 4:22 PM, emptyb...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: Christians assert that their jesus-god is the same god as //yhvh. However they prefer to ignore the Book of Joshua and the genocide of Canaanites by yhwh and his henchmen. /You sound kind of confused. Maybe you don't to

Re: [FairfieldLife] meditation?

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/8/2014 8:26 AM, Michael Jackson wrote: /Never pass up an opportunity to use a tragedy to win a religious debate. Even if it takes blaming the practice of TM on a crazed terrorist who practiced a mindfulness meditation. //It does make one wonder what a guy will do next that was in a

[FairfieldLife] Kabbalha and Bollocks, was YhWh is Shiva?

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
Kabbalah originally developedentirely within the realm of Jewish thought: On 12/6/2014 8:21 PM, s3raphita wrote: Sorry but that is total bollocks. Kabbalistic teaching is heavily influenced by Greek Neoplatonic - and Gnostic - teaching (both philosophical and magical). The Jews'

Re: [FairfieldLife] A special Edition of HuffPo just for MJ

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/8/2014 11:38 AM, Bhairitu wrote: Arianna must love MJ. There is now an India edition of the Huffington Post It seems to be a favorite source for the other Barry as well - he's posted links to the/Huffington Post/ on numerous occasions and never mentioned that most of the staff

Re: [FairfieldLife] Wonder what Nabby would think?

2014-12-08 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/8/2014 2:31 PM, Michael Jackson wrote: /The last time I checked, immigrants, if they want to be U.S. citizens, must be able to speak and understand English and must use English in public schools. Spanish and German are usually referred to as a second language. In the U.S., anyone can

[FairfieldLife] Xenophaneros Anartaxius, was Rick

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/6/2014 10:12 PM, Xenophaneros Anartaxius wrote: Buck, a common definition of the word insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting it to come out differently. This phrase has been attributed to various people such as Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. However,

[FairfieldLife] Barry, was Rick

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 1:11 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */When Buck becometh town cop, the town becometh Ferguson. ~ Shakespeare/* / You have now officially been added to Interpol's Watch List, Raunchy. - Barry Wright* */

[FairfieldLife] Pirates, was Richard Williams, Doctor of Plagiarism

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 3:52 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote */It almost certainly IS bollocks, s3raphita, but one thing you can probably count on is that it isn't even Willytex's bollocks. He's just being a Doctor or Plagiarism again. /* Oh, my Gawd! A pirate got obsessed with Willytex for copying and pasting

[FairfieldLife] Barry Piracy, was Richard Williams, Doctor of Plagiarism

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 11:06 AM, seerdopewrote: What's it called when you plagiarize yourself? /Nobody knew Barry was such a fine artist. Go figure./ https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/FairfieldLife/conversations/messages/407152 So, I wonder where are the credits for Barry's copy and paste of

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Rick - Until the Vicious Negativity is removed - Goodbye

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 11:10 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */With all Buddhist compassion, I must suggest that the people who fled to The_Peak are the ones who can't handle insanely great humor like this. :-)/* So, how would you be knowing who fled to The_Peak? Maybe they're just not posting to FFL

Re: [FairfieldLife] A little partying going on

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 11:27 AM, Bhairitu wrote: Some shots of police hostility in a nearby community: /You didn't seem to have any objections when the other Barry called in the Interpol to break up a FFL button-pushing contest. Go figure./ http://youtu.be/OdB4DXkEkRI

Re: [FairfieldLife] A little partying going on

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 11:35 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */I spent so many years in and around Berkeley. This is heartbreaking. /* / /We are glad you're over there, Barry - you're the guy that called in the Interpol and the Dutch police on FFL over a word game. Can you spell cognitive dissonance?/ //* */

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Rick - Until the Vicious Negativity is removed - Goodbye

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 11:48 AM, salyavin808 wrote: I think you should leave and start your own site Buck. You could call it The Plateau - for people who have stopped thinking. Why not just call in the police and have Buck placed in a choke-hold so he can't breath - that should shut him up. /Mr.

Re: [FairfieldLife] The Christian answer to ISIS and much else

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 11:54 AM, Mike Dixon wrote: Ummm Empty... ever read the Gita? /Not only has he read it, he probably has a copy at his bedside. How many years did he say he was a member to the that Orthodox Christian sect?//So, I wonder if he can spell cognitive dissonance?/ Same thing. I come

Re: [FairfieldLife] The Christian answer to ISIS and much else

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 12:00 PM, Mike Dixon wrote: PS In short, it's not the religion, it's the evolution of the practioners and all have fallen short of the glory of God! /It would probably take someone in pretty deep cognitive dissonance to think that Christian practitioners are anything like the

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Worship of the self!

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 1:02 PM, jr_esq@ wrote: Maybe she's starting a new type of theology, which is probably closer to Joel's ideas than one can imagine. If her congregation believes it, then she's just voicing out the will of her congregation. If not, more likely she'll be silenced from preaching

Re: [FairfieldLife] genocidal buddhists in Bhutan

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 1:12 PM, sri...@ymail.com wrote: genocidal buddhists in Bhutan /We've really got a hate fest going on FFL today! Don't you just hate those Buddhists, Christians and Hindus!? We should do something about these genocidal true believers and wipe them out along with the Muslims and

Re: [FairfieldLife] You can’t detox your bo dy. It’s a myth. So how do you get healthy?

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 7:23 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */Tell me about it. I live with a family of good cooks (yes, including myself), so we eat well. fairly healthily, and omnivorally :-). On top of eating all that meat stuff, I have a glass of wine with every dinner and a couple of pints o'beer 3-4

Re: [FairfieldLife] You can’t detox your body. It’s a myth. So how do you get healthy?

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 10:58 AM, Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife] wrote: This is a corporate science article where he gives himself away when he advocates the Mediterranean Diet. / This doesn't really square with the other Barry's take on maintaining a healthy diet, so I guess you are

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Skaktipat

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
So can you, Richard, give shaktipat? Of course, but I don't usually give out that teaching for the simple reason that students can become dependent on it and thus fail to develop their own shakti. According to the other Barry, it's really no big deal - it's based on attention meditation. You

Re: [FairfieldLife] Goon thug cops murder at will

2014-12-07 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/7/2014 3:47 PM, sri...@ymail.com wrote: /// //Just imagine what the Dutch police and Interpol are going to do with some of the informants on FFL when they catch them.// /// Goon Thug Cops Murder At Will -- Paul Craig Roberts - PaulCraigRoberts.org

[FairfieldLife] Zohar, was YhWh is Shiva?

2014-12-06 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/5/2014 10:57 PM, jr_...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: The Hebrews found that the other religions of the past lacked the depth to describe the true nature of the human consciousness in relationship with the unified field--which the Hebrews understood to be Yahweh. According to

[FairfieldLife] Edg, was Rick the Vicious Negativity

2014-12-06 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
Edg wrote: Richard J. Williams is an evil-supporting, war-mongering apologist for killing children for oil -- ample proof of his having approximately the I.Q. of a rehydrated wad of prehistoric coprolite. You just don't seem to get it, Edg. You're the guy that got brainwashed into selling

[FairfieldLife] Q'ubes, Q'res, Q'rans, and the Queen of Sheba

2014-12-06 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
Prefatory: It would be in vain to deny that emotion has not influenced this cogent post, since the recent tragedy that has befallen us. So, I dedicate it to all seekers, aspirants, and thinkers, yet, bear me witness, it is intended only to divert a few reflective readers, who have good sense,

[FairfieldLife] Steve, was Vicious Negativity

2014-12-06 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/5/2014 10:44 PM, steve.sundur wrote: Nice post Curtis. And nice selections. /Very nice - we should stop all this talk about the spiritual life. Uh oh! Music is the voice of the Spirit; what now? Let's talk about the Blues - oh I forgot: the blues is all about the spiritual. Maybe I

Re: [FairfieldLife] Having a restful Don't Panic! day

2014-12-06 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 12/6/2014 5:45 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: */The rest of my family is off doing important things elsewhere, so I'm taking advantage of the solitude to re-watch a few things. /* / Thanks for your thoughts, Barry - maybe I should re-watch a few old movies, but I'm so busy these days I'm not

[FairfieldLife] A Gigantic Hoax?

2014-12-06 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
It's beginning to look like the news posted by MJ has some cracks in it (no pun intended). Although I used to read Rolling Stone and I was around when Jann Wenner founded the mag, I've always thought it was just a groupie rag. And Jan's editorial policy and his rejection of legalizing cannabis

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