[FairfieldLife] Re: Tantric Dreams

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, shempmcgurk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anybody for a game of two-card Monte?

[FairfieldLife] Re: Tantric Dreams

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sort of like what they say about sex? Even when its bad, its real good. Or the Woody Allen line that got me laid the most in the TM days, Sex without love is an empty experience, but as empty

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And it was a JOKE! An exageration. A satire. Jojeful ribbing. Meant in fun. Yes, I got it, my friend! I appreciate it! :-D I am sure (as

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I am sure (as Judy says) I *do* overuse the *lol*s and the :-)s, so that I may seem insincere, and so you can't tell here when I am

[FairfieldLife] PA: Filmmaker Lynch pushes transcendental meditation

2005-09-30 Thread Ron F
http://www.dailypennsylvanian.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2005/09/29/433b7e9e472d8 Filmmaker Lynch pushes transcendental meditation [Becca Starr/The Daily Pennsylvanian] Director David Lynch speaks to students and community members in Harrison Auditorium last night about his films and

[FairfieldLife] Re: Important Message from Raja LoPinto of Potomac Vedic America

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What is Raja Dean's real name.? Raja Dinowitz. The name got changed at Ellis Island. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, George DeForest [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Governors and Sidhas, As many of

[FairfieldLife] Re: Important Message from Raja LoPinto of Potomac Vedic America

2005-09-30 Thread George DeForest
"off_world_beings" wrote: What is Raja Dean's real name.? Dr. Dean Dodrill Raja of Vedic Washington -- To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' SPONSORED LINKS

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And it was a JOKE! An exageration. A satire. Jojeful ribbing.

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I am sure (as Judy says) I *do* overuse the *lol*s and the

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip The real problem is when the lols and smiley faces don't

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL

[FairfieldLife] Re: Maharishi refuses to Levitate.??

2005-09-30 Thread cardemaister
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, cardemaister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/28/05 2:51 PM, sparaig [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In

[FairfieldLife] Re: Maharishi refuses to Levitate.??

2005-09-30 Thread cardemaister
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/28/05 4:40 PM, cardemaister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The text that you keep referring to from the Shankaracharya tradition says this. Hmmm. Must've missed that part. It DID say that yogic flying was an

[FairfieldLife] Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
One of the reasons I think some spiritual seekers don't make more progress is that they don't laugh enough. If you're not involved in the discussions between solemn, earnest, dedicated, If you don't take me as seriously as I take myself I'll kill you spiritual seekers and those who are more

[FairfieldLife] Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
It's a problem. I share your frustration with it being misunderstood sometimes. Many people are so bloody SERIOUS that they just can't get someone who isn't, and who is laughing much of the time. So you try to use emoticons to get the point across, and it has the opposite effect,

[FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread off_world_beings
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/29/05 8:05 PM, bbrigante [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah, I'm reading the front page of the Thurs Sept. 29th Wall Street Journal, which sez

[FairfieldLife] Re: Diamond Way

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
VAj: Raphael Patai's _The Hebrew Goddess_ is a real eye opener if this kind of thing is new to you. from amazon reviews Dr. Raphael Patai, a noted Hebrew scholar and anthropologist and author of the HEBREW GODDESS is also the co-author of HEBREW MYTHS with Robert Graves (THE WHITE GODDESS).

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread Peter
--- off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/29/05 8:05 PM, bbrigante [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah, I'm reading the front page of

[FairfieldLife] Re: Diamond Way

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Monotheism liked to impose a kind of brand-name exclusivity on their worshippers--no other gods before me, etc. Jealous gods...just great... Work on your jealousy and then get back to me, ok god? LOL. That's it exactly.

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One of the best spiritual practices I ever received was called The Inner Smile. Inner Smile (Inner Smile Meditation, inner smile technique): A foundational component of the Healing Tao System. Inner Smile is a relaxation

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, cardemaister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One of the reasons I think some spiritual seekers don't make more progress is that they don't laugh enough. Actually, that's one of my

[FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Off, the main reason ID is not taken seriously by science is that it introduces a metaphysical concept (ie, a creator) that is not open to scientific inquiry. If you can not measure/quantify a central concept of a

[FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Off, the main reason ID is not taken seriously by science is that it introduces a metaphysical concept (ie, a creator) that is not open to

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread Vaj
That's it! The only problem with *reading* these explanations is that you get the sense of this long, involved process whereas, in practice and once learned, one can do it simply and quickly. On 9/30/05 9:47 AM, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The following is the basic Inner Smile

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One of the best spiritual practices I ever received was called The Inner Smile. One of the people I learned it from had gone to China to study under some Taoist master who taught rare, very advanced practices which were

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread Peter
--- akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Off, the main reason ID is not taken seriously by science is that it introduces a metaphysical

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread Peter
--- akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Off, the main reason ID is not taken seriously by science is that it introduces a metaphysical concept (ie, a creator) that is not open to scientific inquiry. If you can not

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] Meat. There was a short period about five years ago when I was having some issues in the dream plane. I almost NEVER have nightmares, and haven't for my entire life, so when badass demon types start showing up in my dreams

[FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Off, the main reason ID is

[FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Off, the main reason ID is not taken seriously by science is that it introduces a metaphysical

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread Vaj
On 9/30/05 10:07 AM, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thats interesting. SRSS gives out a similar technique* for waking state -- where one yells such to get rid of problems or inner obstacles. When giving it, he said something like, but you will forget this technique, even though it is

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's a problem. I share your frustration with it being misunderstood sometimes. Many people are so bloody SERIOUS that they just can't get someone who isn't, and who is laughing much of the time. So you

[FairfieldLife] Re: Diamond Way

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: VAj: Raphael Patai's _The Hebrew Goddess_ is a real eye opener if this kind of thing is new to you. from amazon reviews snip This cult of the feminine goddess, though often repressed, remained a part of the faith

[FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip Off, the main reason ID is not taken seriously by science is that it introduces a metaphysical concept (ie, a creator) that is not open to scientific inquiry. If you can not measure/quantify a central concept of a

[FairfieldLife] Re: Maharishi refuses to Levitate.??

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, cardemaister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: These are obstacles to samadhi; they are powers in the worldly state. te samaadhaav upasargaa, vyutthaane siddhayaH. samaadhaav: sandhi for locative singular samaadhau siddhayaH : nominative plural of siddhi

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I can't speak for Rory, but I *NEVER* use smileys unless

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/30/05 10:07 AM, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thats interesting. SRSS gives out a similar technique* for waking state -- where one yells such to get rid of problems or inner obstacles. When giving it, he

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip It's like a standup comic who laughs at his own jokes. The really funny comics are those who stay deadpan. If you can't get your

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip The real problem is when the lols and smiley faces don't

[FairfieldLife] Re: Maharishi refuses to Levitate.??

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, cardemaister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip Hmmm... how big a difference would it make if one translated samaadhau to 'in samaadhi' instead of 'to samaadhi'? I seem to recall that Vyaasa or Bhoja comments that siddhis tend to make samaadhi weaker, but

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread Vaj
On 9/30/05 9:57 AM, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One of the best spiritual practices I ever received was called The Inner Smile. One of the people I learned it from had gone to China to study under some Taoist master

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip One seeker pokes fun at the other for being so serious, and the first reacts by becoming even more serious. Or one lighthearted seeker, who is having a *really* good day and perceives almost *everything* as funny

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
Judy: It's just that if you don't use the signals selectively, they lose their meaning. It's like putting an exclamation point after every sentence; it gives each sentence the same emphasis, so the exclams cancel each other out. A: Yes, agreed. (I find that I tend to use smileys more as

[FairfieldLife] Re: Diamond Way

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Monotheism liked to impose a kind of brand-name exclusivity on their worshippers--no other gods before me, etc. Jealous gods...just great... Work on your jealousy and then get back to me, ok god? Or maybe originally the

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, cardemaister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One of the reasons I think some spiritual seekers don't make more progress is that they don't laugh enough. Actually, that's one of my

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread Peter
--- authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip Off, the main reason ID is not taken seriously by science is that it introduces a metaphysical concept (ie, a creator) that is not open to scientific inquiry. If you

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I have a very loud laugh anyway. I've had perfect strangers come up to me when I was laughing in public and tell me they loved hearing it. Then at one point my mother, who was into genealogy research, came across

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
Rory: I appreciate your feedback, Judy; I understand and acknowledge that you may well view me as discordant, stale, and/or phoney, and with all due respect I admit I can happily live with all that, and will continue to punctuate as I feel :-) Ok Rory. *lol* Thanks for the headsup. :) We

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip J: I almost always know when you're being funny, whether you use smileys or not. A: But I think you read carefully and are open to multiple meanings Possibly enhanced by your worki in editing. I know that my

[FairfieldLife] Re: Un-intelligent Un-design ( the U, U theory )

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip Exactly. To my mind, the most dangerous aspect of the push to teach ID as an alternative theory to evolution is that it blurs the distinction between science and metaphysics

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rory: I appreciate your feedback, Judy; I understand and acknowledge that you may well view me as discordant, stale, and/or phoney, and with all due respect I admit I can happily live with all that, and will

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] Also makes me think of teenage girls who dot their i's with little hearts... But how else would Barry know that they love him? Yahoo! Groups Sponsor ~-- Get fast access to your favorite Yahoo! Groups. Make

[FairfieldLife] Re: Full Monty Hot Line

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rory: I appreciate your feedback, Judy; I understand and acknowledge that you may well view me as discordant, stale, and/or phoney, and with all due respect I admit I can happily live with all that, and will

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I have a very loud laugh anyway. I've had perfect strangers come up to me when I was laughing in public and tell me they loved hearing

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
Akasha: Yes, deadpan is what makes a lot of things funny. The smiley can destroy that. And is sort of condescending (hey, its a joke, I put the smiley in cuz I figured you were too dumb to get it.) That too, yes indeed. Judy: Also makes me think of teenage girls who dot their i's with

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Diamond Way

2005-09-30 Thread Vaj
On 9/30/05 11:31 AM, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Monotheism liked to impose a kind of brand-name exclusivity on their worshippers--no other gods before me, etc. Jealous gods...just great... Work on your jealousy and

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Akasha: Yes, deadpan is what makes a lot of things funny. The smiley can destroy that. And is sort of condescending (hey, its a joke, I put the smiley in cuz I figured you were too dumb to get it.) That

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Akasha: Yes, deadpan is what makes a lot of things funny. The smiley can destroy that. And is sort of condescending (hey, its a joke, I put the smiley in cuz I figured you were too dumb to get it.) That too, yes

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Akasha: Yes, deadpan is what makes a lot of things funny. The smiley can destroy that. And is sort of condescending (hey, its a

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Akasha: Yes, deadpan is what makes a lot of things funny. The

[FairfieldLife] Re: Diamond Way

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/30/05 11:31 AM, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Monotheism liked to impose a kind of brand-name exclusivity on their worshippers--no other

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: yada yada Ja duh Ja duh Yahoo! Groups Sponsor ~-- Get fast access to your favorite Yahoo! Groups. Make Yahoo! your home page

[FairfieldLife] Re: Maharishi refuses to Levitate.??

2005-09-30 Thread cardemaister
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, cardemaister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip Hmmm... how big a difference would it make if one translated samaadhau to 'in samaadhi' instead of 'to samaadhi'? I seem to recall

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Akasha: Yes, deadpan is what makes a lot of things funny. The smiley can destroy that. And is sort of condescending (hey, its a joke, I put

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Diamond Way

2005-09-30 Thread Vaj
On 9/30/05 12:38 PM, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's certainly what it developed into. I was speculating that there may have been other inputs from certain visionary members of the religions. There is a school of Kabbalah that practices unification (Heb.: Yichud). I'm sure

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Akasha: Yes, deadpan is what makes a lot of things funny. The

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
I know its hard for you to fathom sometimes Rory, but its NOT always about YOU. Well, but it is, you see, because Rory experiences himself to be All of Us, all wrapped up in one big package of bliss. He is therefore the target of all criticism and the recipient of all praise. Well lets

[FairfieldLife] Re: Maharishi refuses to Levitate.??

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, cardemaister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, cardemaister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip Hmmm... how big a difference would it make if one

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know its hard for you to fathom sometimes Rory, but its NOT always about YOU. Well, but it is, you see, because Rory experiences himself to be All of Us, all wrapped up in one big package of bliss. He is

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know its hard for you to fathom sometimes Rory, but its NOT always about YOU. Well, but it is, you see, because Rory experiences himself to be All of Us, all wrapped up in one big package of bliss. He is

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know its hard for you to fathom sometimes Rory, but its NOT always about YOU. Well, but it is, you see, because Rory experiences

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know its hard for you to fathom sometimes Rory, but its NOT

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[FairfieldLife] Re: Laughing to Enlightenment

2005-09-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] Meat. There was a short period about five years ago when I was having some issues in the dream plane. I almost NEVER have nightmares, and

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip This goes to the Shrodinger cat thought

[FairfieldLife] The talent for deception

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
Study: Adept Liars' Brains Are Built Differently By Robert Lee Hotz L.A. Times Staff Writer 10:47 AM PDT, September 30, 2005 In the lexicon of lying, there are white lies and bare-faced lies. Facts can be fudged, forged or shaded. There are fibbers, fabricators and feckless fabulists. By

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread off_world_beings
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend

[FairfieldLife] Re: The talent for deception

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Study: Adept Liars' Brains Are Built Differently Two more points on this, the first from another report on the same study: Pathological liars have less gray matter and more white matter in their prefrontal cortex,

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread off_world_beings
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I don't have any particular affection for Schroedinger's cat. I'd be delighted if someone could show it was a fallacy.

[FairfieldLife] What Are Wrong Thoughts?

2005-09-30 Thread akasha_108
authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Unfortunately, you won't be able to show me where I've gone so wrong in my thinking. I am wondering if, more precisely, you are referring to where I have gone wrong in my analysis aka acts of the intellect. I am not being picky. Just your comments relate to

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread Peter
--- off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: By what logic can you say the sun is not a conscious being? What! Because it doesn't have characteristics we usually associate with consciousness, for starters. Off, with all due respect, your thinking is kinda loose at the edges!

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread off_world_beings
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I don't have any particular affection for

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread off_world_beings
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: By what logic can you say the sun is not a conscious being? What! Because it doesn't have characteristics we usually associate with consciousness, for starters.

[FairfieldLife] Re: What Are Wrong Thoughts?

2005-09-30 Thread off_world_beings
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Unfortunately, you won't be able to show me where I've gone so wrong in my thinking. I am wondering if, more precisely, you are referring to where I have gone wrong in my analysis

[FairfieldLife] Re: What Are Wrong Thoughts?

2005-09-30 Thread off_world_beings
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Unfortunately, you won't be able to show me where I've gone so wrong in my thinking. I am

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip By what logic can you say the sun is not a conscious being? Where did I say it wasn't?? I said--see above--that I'd had the

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (I'd go even further than the map is not the territory and

[FairfieldLife] Re: Multiple Interpretations Possible

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (I'd go even further than the map is not the territory and suggest

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I don't have any particular affection for Schroedinger's cat. I'd be delighted if someone could show it was a fallacy. I'd be thrilled if celestial bodies could be shown to have consciousness. I had a revelatory

[FairfieldLife] Re: What Are Wrong Thoughts?

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snipped for brevity alone What is is. What has been done has been done. It would seem best to focus on fixing what we can in the present. Or at least thats the thought that comes. And the intellect nods. If your

[FairfieldLife] Re: What Are Wrong Thoughts?

2005-09-30 Thread Rory Goff
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Unfortunately, you won't be able to show me where I've gone so wrong in my thinking. I am

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rory Goff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I don't have any particular affection for Schroedinger's cat. I'd be delighted if someone could show it was a fallacy. I'd be thrilled

[FairfieldLife] Re: Intelligent Design - - (What would happen if Hagelin...?)

2005-09-30 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I didn't get any sense of a *personal* consciousness, i.e., like that of a person. Action for the sun is basically nuclear processes on a gigantic scale and the consequent release of huge amounts of energy; that's