[FairfieldLife] Re: Hackers

2014-05-08 Thread punditster
The Navy quickly identified the breach and tracked down the alleged culprits through their online activity, revealing an extensive computer hacking scheme committed across the country and even abroad,” U.S. Attorney Danny C. Williams, who filed the information, said Monday. 'Sailor on US

Re: [FairfieldLife] The World's Highest Ranking Alien Believer

2014-04-23 Thread punditster
It looks like we've got two known True Believers on FFL - MJ and TB. Go figure. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend@... wrote : Willytex is only pretending, but I certainly am an ET. Just ask Barry. Why do you think I freak him out so badly? ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com,

[FairfieldLife] Re: Working for a Living

2014-04-21 Thread punditster
Today, I verified my IP address using this tool, so I could set up the FTP on my server: http://ipchicken.com/ http://ipchicken.com/ ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, punditster@... wrote : Our WAN server is a hosted server, a Dell PowerEdge blade server, up in Washington state. Our local

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Been There [1 Attachment]

2014-04-20 Thread punditster
Petty's Grocery Feed

[FairfieldLife] Happy Tax Day!

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
In general, I am opposed to taxation, in particular income tax and property tax and most sales taxes as well. There is no income tax where I live and the sales tax is aroun 8%, compared to 14% in Canada. However, I would be willing to pay my fair share of a flat tax on income - about 1%. Go

[FairfieldLife] Re: !Maharaja Adhiraj Rajaraam is Coming to Fairfield!

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
Apparently MJ has been kicked out of MUM for failing to attend any classes - I wouldn't be surprised if he is actually banned from setting foot on the campus - after they read his messages on the internet. He's more into Chinese communist Kung Fu these days, I guess. Go figure. ---In

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Studying the numinous

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
...if it isn't measurable it isn't real. How about atoms? There are to my knowledge no scientists on this discussion group, so what you are reading Share is about metaphysics, not about science. In Indian metaphysics, if some proposition or statement is found to be self-contradictory, it

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Studying the numinous

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
Try to imagine someone so desperate for attention that they settle for made-up claims about witnessing their guru levitate hundreds of times. And, instead of conversation, making even bolder claims about their guru being able to generate golden light to fill a lecture hall filled with thousands

[FairfieldLife] Re: Studying the numinous

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
Ajax: To find out if this is real or not, there is no evidence except the experience. One of the most thorough account of the spiritual approach may be Ken Wilber's book The Spectrum of Consciousness, a comparison of western and eastern ways of thinking about the mind, Ken Wilber described

Re: [FairfieldLife] !Maharaja Adhiraj Rajaraam is Coming to Fairfield!

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
Tony Nader, Ph.D., M.D. can't hold a candle to all your accomplishments, such as practicing Kung Fu for two years and fixing computers in your living room. You may be a nice guy on the surface but you come across in print as a jealous guy. Go figure. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Studying the numinous

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
Knowledge is power, Share. It's like the analogy of the snake in the garden. At night we see what appears to be a snake in the garden; in the daylight we see that it was only a coiled up rope. The snake was real because it was presented to our consciousness, but in reality it wasn't a real

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Studying the numinous

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
In Eye to Eye, Ken Wilber applies his spectrum of consciousness model to epistemology. Epistemology is the science of what can be known - knowledge, and how we get it. Attempting to investigate the realm of spirit, for example, with the eye of flesh, that is, the eye that perceives only

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Studying the numinous

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
But, can she levitate like Rama? I won't comment on the deeper aspects of your post, just pass along a wonderful moment having to do with children.

Re: [FairfieldLife] !Maharaja Adhiraj Rajaraam is Coming to Fairfield!

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
This sounds like something you made up to cover yourself. Go figure. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, mjackson74@... wrote : he couldn't catch the towney who repeatedly snuck on campus, let himself in the women's dorm so he could expose himself to them in the bathrooms. It took them

[FairfieldLife] Re: If the siddhis were real, here's a typical day in the life of a MSAE kid.

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
Never pass up a tragedy in order to win a religious debate. Edg: or the bastard who drugged and raped his patients, or heck with the drugs, how about the guy who just plain ol' raped 20 of them and is in prison now, or of course there's the guy with the pen in his eye -- he might have had a

[FairfieldLife] Re: Happy Tax Day!

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, awoelflebater@... wrote : However, I would be willing to pay my fair share of a flat tax on income - about 1%. Go figure. I figure that is not much in anybody's method of doing math. That's way more than 75% of Americans pay for income tax. Go

[FairfieldLife] Re: More Mother India --

2014-04-16 Thread punditster
It's all about Judy - it probably really has nothing to do with living conditions in India. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : Since when did India and not Being become home of all knowledge ? ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb@... wrote :

[FairfieldLife] Re: Last Man Standing?

2014-04-09 Thread punditster
, punditster@... wrote : The federal government sends in armed troops to remove cattle from a ranch in Nevada and arrests the owner's son. Now we have First Amendment areas established in Nevada - where people can protest, otherwise you will be arrested by the government and put in jail

[FairfieldLife] Re:

2014-04-01 Thread punditster
Please unsubscribe yourself. Thanks. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, tomtodar@... wrote : Please stop sending me email!

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Levitation/has anyone heard of anyone reaching 2nd stage flying?

2014-03-29 Thread punditster
Thanks Richard! Just curious. I'm going to take a mental health day as it is sunny outside and I hope you do too - actually, you might think about taking a mental health week or two, given the number of monkeys that have been flying out your ass. Monkeys can't fly, Emily, whether out of

[FairfieldLife] Re: Jet Vanishes

2014-03-21 Thread punditster
This scenario begins with the eruption of hazardous materials within the cargo hold – either improperly packaged or illegally shipped – or both. It is thought the missing plane climbed to 45,000ft - a move Mr Vincent believes may have resulted from the pilots not being able to see the controls

[FairfieldLife] Re: Jet Vanishes

2014-03-21 Thread punditster
My prediction is that this is going to be HUGE when we find out the mystery. Until then, what we have is a lost Boeing 777. That's already huge, and it may get a lot bigger in the next few days.Something has got to break with millions of people looking for any trace of the plane. It seems to be

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Levitation/has anyone heard of anyone reaching 2nd stage flying?

2014-03-20 Thread punditster
Now about a hundred monkeys are levitating out my butt. Why won't somebody help me? ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, punditster@... wrote : A hundred monkeys just flew out of my butt, for REAL. Has this ever happened to anyone else? Help me, someone, anyone, for God's sake,please, help

Re: [FairfieldLife] my review of the iPAD Air w/128 GB

2014-03-20 Thread punditster
Thanks for all the info, Alex. It sounds complicated, especially the part about streaming Direct TV receiver to the iPad for viewing at bedside. I used to have my Chromebook at my bedside, before I moved it into the living room, and it was wireless. Now, I've got it hooked up with ethernet for

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Levitation/has anyone heard of anyone reaching 2nd stage flying?

2014-03-19 Thread punditster
Monkeys are flying out of my butt. For REAL! So, I wonder why nobody else ever reported these momentous events on Sci-Skeptic. Go figure. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/sci.skeptic https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/sci.skeptic ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com,

[FairfieldLife] Re: So what have we learned from the pundit riots?

2014-03-13 Thread punditster
On 3/13/2014 9:03 AM, dhamiltony...@yahoo.com wrote: Send in the International Red Cross, the Attorneys General either State or Federal, or draw on the help of non-profit groups that specialize in traffic-ed workers. From what I can see, Tony Nader lives just a few blocks from the campus,

[FairfieldLife] Re: So what have we learned from the pundit riots?

2014-03-13 Thread punditster
What I am commenting on is your crazy-eyed cultist outlook - do you seriously think those folks up in Vedic City would be party to kidnapping and holding Indian children in forced labor camps? If so, that's an insult to people like Rick and Alex who live up there! Don't you think they would

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Tantra means loosely – “ Sac red teachings” – (thankas)

2014-03-10 Thread punditster
The late Professor Kinsley was a great Sri Vidya initiate who spent years in India at the feet of realized masters. For any Shakti or Devi admirer this is a must read , most comprehensive explanation of each of the ten Mahavidyas. The Ten Mahavidyas: Kali Tara Tripurasundari Bhuwaneshwari

[FairfieldLife] RE: Ah, Mother India

2014-01-23 Thread punditster
Not everyone in India is a gang rapist. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb@... wrote: Home of all knowledge. A magical land protected by the Vedic gods and living in accord with the Laws Of Nature. A shining beacon of the possibilities available to lesser, far less-evolved

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Seriously, was Religion that doesn't take itself deadly seriously

2014-01-15 Thread punditster
Seriously, it looks like nobody takes anyone seriously on this forum except Judy. She seems to take this all VERY seriously. At least seriously enough monitor every single post while she's at work and to read all the massages and reply to most of them. Go figure. ---In

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Seriously, was Religion that doesn't take itself deadly seriously

2014-01-15 Thread punditster
, awoelflebater@... wrote: ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, punditster@... wrote: Seriously, it looks like nobody takes anyone seriously on this forum except Judy. She seems to take this all VERY seriously. At least seriously enough monitor every single post while she's at work and to read all

[FairfieldLife] Re: Religion that doesn#39;t take itself deadly seriously

2014-01-12 Thread punditster
Now that's better! ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, jedi_spock@... wrote: Something like this might be better? --- Jason wrote: An asymmetric dress-code is bad because it is one-sided and has nothing to do with egalitarian sexuality. It promotes prejudice and bias on

[FairfieldLife] Re: Pujas done at Kanchipuram, the south seat of the Shankaracharya for $1 per d

2014-01-03 Thread punditster
The following is from the draft version of my introduction to Rocks Are Melting: The Everyday Teachings of Brahmananda Saraswati. - L.B.Shriver He used to live only on germinated gram seeds mixed with a little bit of salt. He lived on a hillock in a small natural cave near a mountain pool. -

[FairfieldLife] RE: The Gospel Of Jesus#39; Wife

2014-01-01 Thread punditster
Most recently, Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code depicted Jesus as being married to Mary Magdalene. It's interesting that Bernard of Clairvaux, the founder of the Templers Rule, was devoted to the Magdalene and to the Black Madonna. Bernard commended the knights to the 'Obedience of

[FairfieldLife] RE: The Gospel Of Jesus#39; Wife

2014-01-01 Thread punditster
Nobody really knows very little about the Cathars, since they were stamped out by the French Christians in the year 1244. However, the Cathars were not Manichaean, in the sense of an unbroken tradition going back to the 3rd century Persian Mani. While they shared the notion of dualism, and

[FairfieldLife] RE: Revelation and Conversion

2013-12-26 Thread punditster
This is a very shocking message from Robin concerning his departure from the discussion group. For the record, I must apologize for the bad behavior of the some of informants here on FairfieldLife. It is a sad comment on the state of mind of one of the respondents that you mention in this

[FairfieldLife] RE: Driving Old Cars

2013-11-25 Thread punditster
. Chromebooks are alright I guess, for browsing the web at Starbucks, but for authoring a long document they really suck, unless it's a Tweet or a one-liner to a discussion group. LoL! ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, punditster@... wrote: Some guys just love to drive older cars

RE: RE: Re: [FairfieldLife] OMG: madhusuudana#39;s definition of dhaaraNaa??

2013-11-25 Thread punditster
Well, I guess we could look it up: Note to newbies: Willytex, aka pundit, punditster, punditmoderator, etc., spouts a great deal of absolute nonsense. Nothing he says about TM (or about much of anything else, but especially* TM) is to be taken seriously. Just for example, the TM mantras

[FairfieldLife] RE: RE: The Woo Factor

2013-11-19 Thread punditster
Well, I'm not sure the Rama levitation golden-light event can be explained without resource to the Woo Woo factor. I guess you could say it was a case of lucid dreaming or mass hysteria brought on by the ingestion of SD; or that Rama's lifting up and hovering was just a series of point-instants

[FairfieldLife] RE: FFL Guidelines

2013-11-17 Thread punditster
Thanks Rick, for reminding us that FFL has guidelines. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, rick@... wrote: I just amended several points: Guidelines File 11/18/07 Fairfield Life used to average 75-150 posts a day - 300+ on peak days - and the guidelines included steps on how to

[FairfieldLife] RE: Fairfieldlife Guidelines

2013-11-17 Thread punditster
@yahoogroups.com, authfriend@... wrote: Obviously they aren't current, as Richard knows, since we are no longer limited to 50 posts per week. And any updating was done by Richard himself, who does not have the authority to do so ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, punditster@... wrote: You need

[FairfieldLife] RE: Acronym Test

2013-11-14 Thread punditster
I'd rather be biking! = __o \`, = (*) % (*) ~ ---In fairfieldlife@yahoogroups.com, punditster@... wrote: = __o

[FairfieldLife] RE: TM in the Tantras

2013-10-30 Thread punditster
You should probably learn how to use a discussion group. You're not supposed to butt in to a conversation unless you have something to add to the topic. Start your own thread instead - this makes you look like a newbie who does nothing but watch TV. ---In fairfieldlife@yahoogroups.com,

[FairfieldLife] RE: Those of you in the US about to celebrate Columbus Day...

2013-10-14 Thread punditster
Many in the West will demonstrate their fierce originality and intellectual independence today by condemning Christopher Columbus using the same shopworn cliches they used last year. For those of a different bent, I recommend Samuel Eliot Morison’s Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of

[FairfieldLife] RE: Re: Carlos Castaneda on self-importance and petty tyrants

2013-10-11 Thread punditster
There is only one problem with your claim: shamanism came to America from Asia, China, Mongolia, Siberia, and Alaska. There are numerous influences reflected in the New World shamanism of Don Juan Matus. Just like there is a strong shamanistic influence in the Bön religion in Central Asian, and

[FairfieldLife] RE: Upward Mobility

2013-10-07 Thread punditster

[FairfieldLife] RE: Hayseed Jokes

2013-10-05 Thread punditster

[FairfieldLife] Doobies [1 Attachment]

2013-10-04 Thread punditster

[FairfieldLife] RE: Cafe Nostalgia [1 Attachment]

2013-10-02 Thread punditster

[FairfieldLife] RE: The Future is Clear

2013-10-02 Thread punditster

RE: Re: [FairfieldLife] It#39;s All About Football

2013-09-30 Thread punditster

[FairfieldLife] How to Fix Most Things

2013-09-25 Thread punditster

[FairfieldLife] RE: Ishvara - The Transcendental Person

2013-09-25 Thread punditster

[FairfieldLife] [FairfieldLife] Re: Surviving Whole Foods

2013-09-22 Thread punditster
authfriend: Thank you, Richard, you have provided a perfect demonstration over the past few days for everyone to see that what I said about you to Michael: you are a troll and a liar. If you don't like it, just ignore me like you've been doing since 1999. LoL! You don't have to respond

[FairfieldLife] Re: Surviving Argumentative People

2013-09-22 Thread punditster
turquoiseb: Surviving Argumentative People So, it's all about Judy. Now this is funny - a guy who has never been to a Whole Foods Market, hijacks the thread and renames it 'Surviving Argumentative People', and that's his argument for not shopping at a health food store? You can't make this

[FairfieldLife] Re: Surviving Whole Foods

2013-09-22 Thread punditster
What do others think of this exchange? Jason: Barry teases, taunts, insults and acts as the baiter. Judy is rude, abrasive, undiplomatic and acts as the avenger... So, I'm not the only respondent on the list that noticed that Judy is a rude prude and that Barry is a master baiter.

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chromecast, was Apple TV, was Roku

2013-09-21 Thread punditster
So, what is Chromecast? Broadcast to your TV with the Chrome browser on your laptop computer. Anything you see on your computer screen, you can cast it to your big screen TV. That way you can see your YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. And you can subscribe to Google Channels. Get rid of

[FairfieldLife] Security

2013-09-21 Thread punditster
So, my next door neighbor installed a security camera system at his house and in his carport. He also erected a fence around the house and there's a pit bull in the yard. He's got multiple motion activated ligts all around. I'm pretty sure he's armed to the teeth inside and probably has a hand

[FairfieldLife] Re: Surviving Whole Foods

2013-09-20 Thread punditster
Share Long : I'll have to drive 2 hours west to Des Moines... the one and only Whole Foods in Iowa. Yes, go figure! Good work Share! According to Judy, Whole Foods is called Whole Paycheck in her neck of the woods, but the only Whole Foods is at least 2 hours away from her too. So, I figure

[FairfieldLife] Re: Surviving Whole Foods

2013-09-20 Thread punditster
Share: I often shop at the Annapolis Whole Foods which is about 5 minute drive from my Mom's. Yeah, I was really laughing at the interview with the comic talking about shopping at Whole Foods because hardly anything she said made sense. Her routine didn't reflect anything that I've ever

[FairfieldLife] Re: Roku

2013-09-20 Thread punditster
Have you ever wanted to cut the cable? The cable TV cable that is. I sure want to - between Time-Warner and ATT I'm getting out of that loop! So, I went to the Shack and bought some digital, powered antennas for my TV sets to pull in my local channels in HD - ABC, CBS, NBC, and CW. Then I bought

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mitchell Kapor

2013-09-19 Thread punditster
So during the course nothing substantive was done for these folks? I mean beyond telling them to do more asanas or something? turquoiseb: twitching uncontrollably or having symptoms that looked for all the world like Tourette syndrome or worse It's a little difficult to diagnose

[FairfieldLife] Mitchell Kapor's diet, was Mitchell Kapor

2013-09-19 Thread punditster
Share Long: Anyway, maybe Werner had it right all along and we're just tubes and it's all about eating healthy food and having healthy poops! Yeah, I'm on a roll today - must be that enema I took! Eat right, to keep fit. - Adele Davis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelle_Davis

[FairfieldLife] Re: RE: Mitchell Kapor

2013-09-19 Thread punditster
Bhairitu: If Kapor was on an AE course he probably WASN'T on any six month TTC. He probably was on one of those shorter course that were only 3 months and I think there were a few early one's even shorter (like one month). So, Mitch Kapor took a yoga course in Switzerland with the

[FairfieldLife] Re: RE: Mitchell Kapor

2013-09-19 Thread punditster
Bhairitu: I also thought it was crazy that they tested people for the checking notes and puja memorization when rounds were at the high point... When on a meditation course to become TM teachers I would think that as prospective teachers you'd be checked every day at least. If someone

[FairfieldLife] Re: Buck Lied, was I stand with U Buck

2013-09-19 Thread punditster
me LOL and feel good so many times so thank you. And I think I've gotten inured to the range of comments on FFL. Anyway, today seems to be all about motorbikes rather than apologies (-: From: Richard J. Williams punditster@... To: Richard J. Williams

[FairfieldLife] Re: Surviving Whole Foods

2013-09-19 Thread punditster
Share Long : thanks, turq, this made me LOL. After viewing the interview with Kelly MacLean, all I can say is 'NAMESTE'. LoL! http://tinyurl.com/o64nd7b http://tinyurl.com/o64nd7b http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kelly-maclean/surviving-whole-foods_b_389\ 5583.html

[FairfieldLife] Re: Wondering what obbajeeba is doing tonight?

2013-09-19 Thread punditster
OMG Testing. This is cracking me up! Where are the computer nerds? ha Alex: Besides, possibly, people's patience, what exactly is it that you're testing? Glad to hear some nerds online tonight! So, I am testing my own patience and doing what you already suggested. Ordered a Win 7 Pro

[FairfieldLife] Re: Describing Communal (Meditating) Fairfield

2013-09-17 Thread punditster
Share: ...amazing to me that you've been dialoguing for over 10 years with Ma and Pa of FFL and have kept your sense of humor about it all. As far as I can go and figure, that's what it's ultimately all about. What exactly, was Judy's beef with you? I forgot. That you're dishonest, a

[FairfieldLife] Re: I stand with U Buck Col Leed

2013-09-17 Thread punditster
Maybe it's just another case of the classroom bully. Share Long: Exactly Jason! Buck was simply being playful. It's clear to me he wasn't lying because it was not his intention to deceive. Nor was he blaspheming as Xeno suggested. Maybe Xeno was being playful too? Anyway, Buck wasn't even

[FairfieldLife] Re: Co-ordinate Meditation Times

2013-09-16 Thread punditster
authfriend: Buck lied: Buck: Liar? Don't pay any attention to her - nobody knows exactly what Mathew said back then, or if he even said anything that was important to history. Your translation sounds pretty fair to me. It's easy for anyone to see the similarities to the ME - group

[FairfieldLife] Re: Yeah, Baby! The Land of the Veda!

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
Michael Jackson: Yeah, Baby! The Land of the Veda! You sound very prejudiced against Hindus. You seem to try to sink lower and lower every day. Only a racist would sink so low as to cite a tragedy like this just to win a religious debate. Go figure.

[FairfieldLife] Re: Deny everything, shift blame, be bitter

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
Michael Jackson: Like I have said before... So, we are agreed - someone should send in some of the Thought Police! How dare those black people like Michael Jackson to believe in something as stupid as being a Witness for Jehovah. Gawd, it should be a crime to be a Jew and join a dumb church

[FairfieldLife] Re: The Pussies of FFL

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
You are quite a few, aren't you... s3raphita: ...your post has to be one of the most unpleasant I've ever read. What is the point of butting into a group you have absolutely no empathy with? From what I've read, he has never even been to the Fairfield, IA community. But, there have

[FairfieldLife] Re: The Pussies of FFL

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
Some time ago someone posted something about how despised Rick Archer is in the FFL community authfriend: (snip Nablosus's poisonous ramblings) I think you meant the FF (Fairfield) community (according to Buck, at least). Most of us here on FFL (Fairfield Life) like Rick. It

[FairfieldLife] Re: Aspirational Cities

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
John Jr. esq: A few weeks ago, I called the technical support staff for ATT... She could have been a military brat that works at the call center in San Antonio - that's where ATT is located (used to be Southwestern Bell). Lots of military brats around here. I used to have a DSL account with ATT

Re: [FairfieldLife] Rules for Iowa

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
If Organization A is a mix of good and bad authfriend: This is an instance of what's known as false equivalence, something people who don't think very deeply frequently engage in. Yeah, what Share wrote is so much worse than what MJ posted about the tragedy of dowry marriage in India

[FairfieldLife] Re: Co-ordinate Meditation Times

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
authfriend: Buck lied: That Goddamn liar, Buck! It might be a good time to review some of the basic netiquette protocols. How dare him make up this kind of crap, which is not even from the Bible, and post it on a spiritual discussion group. Does Buck have a corn cob stuck up his ass! He

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: RE: Spiritual Practice

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
I agree, but the difference in our point of view is that I know the rajas don't give a crap about spreading TM to achieve enlightenment for the world... rajawilliams: If anyone knows of, any of the TM Rajas collecting money as Rajas for anything else other than educational reasons,

[FairfieldLife] Re: Spiritual Practice

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
turquoiseb: The goal of many spiritual teachers is to convince their students that they *need* 'purification' and that their minds and subtle bodies are 'impure' and need 'fixing' to burn off their 'karma.' The more we can convince our students of this, the more they are willing to build up

[FairfieldLife] Re: Why Breaking Bad is an All American series

2013-09-15 Thread punditster
turquoiseb: Well, for one reason, the entire plot premise falls apart if you set it in Canada... Professor White was ostensibly on a group medical plan and a member of the teacher's union at the school where he worked for twenty years, which would have paid 80% of all of his medical

[FairfieldLife] Re: Drink More Water

2013-09-14 Thread punditster
obbajeeba wrote: http://www.livestrong.com/article/448446-can-drinking-too-much-water-hur\ \ t-your-kidneys/ rt-your-kidneys/ Now this is funny - a guy posts a message about Michelle Obama, who is saying it's better to drink plain water instead of sodas, for good health, and so your weight

[FairfieldLife] Re: The Most Interesting Man in the World

2013-09-14 Thread punditster
Bond, James Bond. Dr No: http://youtu.be/I3WVjiDZmfI http://youtu.be/I3WVjiDZmfI http://youtu.be/I3WVjiDZmfI

[FairfieldLife] Re: So I'm just clicking on headlines and . . .

2013-09-14 Thread punditster
Yes group meditation, ...known as invincible defense technology [IDT]. This preventive defense system is thought to work on the level of the Unified Field where all the forces of nature are united. turquoiseb: This preventive defense system is thought not to work. So, the defense

[FairfieldLife] Deny everything, shift blame, be bitter

2013-09-14 Thread punditster
Michael Jackson: I guess the flying group in and around Boulder Colorado is rather small Leave it to MJ to sink down low to comment on a real tragedy just in order to win a religious debate. Low, really low. How low can he go? Go figure. Where is Dr.Pete when we need him? Some people

[FairfieldLife] Re: Drink More Water

2013-09-14 Thread punditster
Share Long : Also funny punditsir is that both too much water and not enough water cause brain dysfunction... That's like a Zen koan or a double bind. What's really funny is that several informants on FFL don't seem to believe anymore in the power of their own thought, much less the power of

[FairfieldLife] RE: Describing Communal (Meditating) Fairfield

2013-09-14 Thread punditster
Maybe it's time to review some more FFL Protocols for posting: 1. Compose the first line of your message so that it can be easily read in Message View. 2. Don't copy and paste the quoted text for the first line of text of your own message. 3. Try to avoid redundancy in the Message View.

[FairfieldLife] RE: Describing Communal (Meditating) Fairfield

2013-09-14 Thread punditster
It's enough if I see how you constantly bug and patronize Share for nothing, and now you want to draw me into this stupid argument you are having with her? Share Long: I think when certain posters don't drink enough water, their pitta gets vitiated and they can't help but argue

[FairfieldLife] Re: Rules for Iowa

2013-09-14 Thread punditster
Michael Jackson: I have had the same experience - if you are going to deal with Yahoo, you are gonna have to take a ration of crap, same as if you deal with the TMO (couldn't resist!) You really told Share off, didn't you? She is one of three respondents on FFL that practices TM in the

Re: [FairfieldLife] Drink More Water

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
authfriend: Share continues her reality-avoidance approach after having cited a book by a quack... So, it's all about Share. I guess this is the point where we get up close and personal. Go figure. Discussion Tips: 1. Use bold or italic to emphasize words or phrases, or for quoting, but avoid

[FairfieldLife] Re: What you do not focus on, you become less like

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
There is a saying that appears in many, if not most, spiritual trips I've investigated or been part of. There's no 'spiritual' trip that I know of that makes this claim. In fact, it's the exact opposite of what the Zen Master Rama said! Share Long: As for becoming what one

Re: [FairfieldLife] Drink More Water

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
...pundister, whoever that is, wrote: authfriend: You're really not aware that punditster is Richard Williams, Share? Maybe it's time to review some of the basic rules of netiquette. The Basic Rules of Netiquette: 1. Do not post the real names of respondents in messages without

[FairfieldLife] Re: RE: Drink More Water

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
Share Long: Judy obsesses on Share and is clueless that someone might simply be funning on FFL. GF! Maybe it's time to review some of the basic rules of netiquette. The Basic Rules of Netiquette: 1. Try to avoid funning around on a discussion group. 2. Try to avoid obsessing on particular

[FairfieldLife] DHMO, was Drink More Water

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
Share Long: punditster wrote the other day: 3. If you're changing the subject, post it on a new thread. So, it's all about Share. DHMO is water - it is used in the TM initiation ritual, but I'm not sure if you're supposed to drink it after the initiation. Go figure. Judy obsesses on Share

[FairfieldLife] Pundister, was Drink More Water

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
authfriend: BTW, it's punditster, not pundister. So, it's all about the pundister. Go figure. snip

[FairfieldLife] Re: Pundister, was Drink More Water

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
Bhairitu: Pun Disaster Admit nothing. Blame everyone Be bitter. On 09/13/2013 12:57 PM, punditster wrote: authfriend: BTW, it's punditster, not pundister. So, it's all about the pundister. Go figure. snip

[FairfieldLife] Re: What you do not focus on, you become less like

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
As for becoming what one puts one's attention on, I'd credit that to the New Age! So, you're thinking that Turq's spiritual path comes from 'New Age' teachings? Wow! You sure put him in his place. Good work! ShareLong: Happy to help (-: Now that we've got that issue settled -

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count burpola

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
Alex: Well, you know how it goes... the lagna's nakshatra goes all combust on the smriti, and yada yada yada, the internet goes down. Bhairitu: But aren't the pundits supposed to prevent that? So, how did I get put in charge of the gerbils that make the internet work? Maybe we should get

[FairfieldLife] The Most Interesting Man in the World

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
Some say he found the fountain of youth, but he didn't drink because he was not thirsty. http://youtu.be/rlmwXolYH9A He lives vicariously - through himself. He can speak French - in Russian. When in Rome, they do as he does. He can tell insider jokes to perfect strangers. In a past life,

[FairfieldLife] Rules for Iowa

2013-09-13 Thread punditster
Maybe it's time to review some of the rules for Iowa. Rules for Iowa This list of rules should be handed to each person as they enter the State of Iowa: 1. That slope-shouldered farm boy did more work before breakfast than you'll do all week at the gym. He doesn't need your respect, but he

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