[FairfieldLife] CFS, or how words manipulate what we see

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
First, the test, riffing off the mention lately of the number of different senses required to appreciate music: [Spot the dogs i(Image: Gandee Vasan/Getty)/i] For most people, just a swirl of black blotches on a white background, right? But what if I asked you to tell me about your dog Spot?

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Michael Jackson mjackson74@... wrote: Ahhh, there we must disagree again, I did read all the Lord of the Rings books, beginning when I was 12 years old, and over the years I must have read them and the Hobbit 25 or 30 times. I despised the movies for

[FairfieldLife] Re: CFS, or how words manipulate what we see

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
And a modern P.T. Barnum exploitation of the same phenomenon. See the lion? http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/08/15/china-zoo-under-fire-for-disguis\ ing-dog-as-lion/ http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/08/15/china-zoo-under-fire-for-disgui\ sing-dog-as-lion/ I'm sure this is a common experience.

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend authfriend@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend authfriend@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@

[FairfieldLife] Re: CFS, or how words manipulate what we see

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
Another example? [trina merry body art] S. Don't tell Alex about this one. :-) --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb wrote: First, the test, riffing off the mention lately of the number of different senses required to appreciate music: [Spot the dogs (Image: Gandee

[FairfieldLife] Re: CFS, or how words manipulate what we see

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: And a modern P.T. Barnum exploitation of the same phenomenon. See the lion? http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/08/15/china-zoo-under-fire-for-disguis\ ing-dog-as-lion/

[FairfieldLife] Nesting falcon photo for Mike Dixon

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
I don't usually post those Awww... nature photos that people post on the Net, but because as I remember Mike raises and flies falcons, I thought this one was just too cute not to pass along: http://i.imgur.com/YW6Fufm.jpg http://i.imgur.com/YW6Fufm.jpg Thanks to Joe for the find. :-)

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 wrote: I hope that's not an argument from authority, probably the least convincing way of winning an argument. All of the ID crowd were highly respected PHDs, just not any more, chortle. Isn't it fascinating that to some people who couldn't

[FairfieldLife] Salman Rushdie on the cult mindset

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
He's talking specifically about the Islamic mindset, of course, but he mentions the sad rise of Hindu supremacy, too. I think it's a broader subject. As he says, people in our age have come to identify with the *groups* they feel they belong to. And all too often, they end up identifying with the

[FairfieldLife] How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
On another spiritual forum, I recently got to witness a phenomenon I'd seen so many times in the TMO that it made me laugh. A number of people who study with a certain teacher were talking about that teachers new knowledge, in the form of a never-before-discussed state of consciousness. This new

[FairfieldLife] This is weird!

2013-08-16 Thread card
Most opera singers make my ears hurt, especially sopranos. But if I listen to them through my Bugera V22 tube amp (yuck!), with lots of gain (distortion by pre-amp overdrive??), they sound really energising and like honey to my ears! That (distortion) is prolly one of the reasons why I liked

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread card
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: BC, Wombat Consciousness. My suspicion is that within days you'd have had people claiming to be in WC, ROFLOL! and offering to give seminars in how to attain it yourself.

[FairfieldLife] B. did it?

2013-08-16 Thread card
Seems to me Bevan might still be in Helsinki. At least the weather is really gorgeous: http://www.portofhelsinki.fi/port_of_helsinki/web_cameras/south_harbour

[FairfieldLife] Soma Chanting Morning In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
So I'm sitting out on the balcony of my Avignon apartment just now, ignoring the traffic noise, enjoying my coffee, catching up on FFL, and I catch a whiff of the smell of incense. That's odd, thought I. Incense -- and especially that brand, which I recognize -- is not all that common in France.

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread Jason
--- turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: On another spiritual forum, I recently got to witness a phenomenon I'd seen so many times in the TMO that it made me laugh. A number of people who study with a certain teacher were talking about that teachers new knowledge, in the form of a

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, card wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: ...Wombat Consciousness. My suspicion is that within days you'd have had people claiming to be in WC, ROFLOL! :-)

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread Jason
--- turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: ...Wombat Consciousness. My suspicion is that within days you'd have had people claiming to be in WC, --- card wrote: ROFLOL! --- turquoiseb wrote: :-) Here's one more http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/faith.html

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 wrote: I hope that's not an argument from authority, probably the least convincing way of winning an argument. All of the ID crowd were highly respected PHDs, just

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, card wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: ...Wombat Consciousness. My suspicion is that within days you'd have had people claiming to be in WC,

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@... wrote: It's interesting why there are so few female philosophers, same reason there are so few top women chess players perhaps. A simplistic view would be the old Mars/Venus thing. But I think it's less a women are more

[FairfieldLife] Re: Soma Chanting Morning In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread Alex Stanley
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: I'm not much of a chanter. I was born without the innate sense of devotion that makes bhakti possible, and without the patience to sit and repeat something that didn't seem to be doing shit for me, so chanting was (and

[FairfieldLife] Re: Soma Chanting Morning In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Alex Stanley j_alexander_stanley@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: I'm not much of a chanter. I was born without the innate sense of devotion that makes bhakti possible, and without the patience to sit and

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@ wrote: It's interesting why there are so few female philosophers, same reason there are so few top women chess players perhaps. A simplistic view

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, card wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: ...Wombat Consciousness. My

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@ wrote: It's interesting why there are so few female philosophers,

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread Jason
--- salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@ wrote: It's interesting why there are so few female philosophers, same reason there are so few top women chess players perhaps. A simplistic view would be the old Mars/Venus thing. But I think it's less a women are more touchy-feely than

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread card
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, card cardemaister@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: BC, Wombat Consciousness. My suspicion is that within days you'd have had people claiming to be in WC, ROFLOL! and offering to give seminars

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, card cardemaister@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, card cardemaister@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: BC, Wombat Consciousness. My suspicion is that within days you'd have had people

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
turq, are you still in a beautiful place? Or did your vacation get cut short?! Otherwise I really don't understand all your nastiness this morning. Maybe the chanting made you unstress more than usual? Whatever! Why not try a little ahimsa yourself?  From:

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend authfriend@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend authfriend@

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 wrote: I hope that's not an argument from authority, probably the least convincing way of winning an argument. All of the ID crowd were highly respected PHDs, just

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@... wrote: (snip) Oh yes, when I meet a woman into sci-fi I always say Wow! Most just hate it no matter how much I try and extol it's virtues. FWIW, I love SF. Especially hard SF. Like you, I'm bored to tears by fantasy. On the

[FairfieldLife] The Wombat Flashback

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
All of this talk of wombats reminds me of the first time I ever encountered a wombat. It was when I was ten, living in a suburban residential area of Georgia. One of my friends from down the street ran over and pounded on my door, shouting Barry, come quick. I have to show you my new wombat!

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread raunchydog
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long sharelong60@... wrote: turq, are you still in a beautiful place? Or did your vacation get cut short?! Otherwise I really don't understand all your nastiness this morning. Maybe the chanting made you unstress more than usual? Whatever! Why

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread Ann
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 wrote: I hope that's not an argument from authority, probably the least convincing way of winning an argument. All of the ID crowd were highly respected PHDs, just

[FairfieldLife] Crossed the Line

2013-08-16 Thread Ann
Now that Barry has actually taken the spiritual, mental and philosophical leap to cross the 50 post barrier there seems to be a loss of complete control. Like an alcoholic who has finally decided to take that first drink after 10 years on the wagon he has ordered a case of Schlitz and can't

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread Ann
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: On another spiritual forum, I recently got to witness a phenomenon I'd seen so many times in the TMO that it made me laugh. A number of people who study with a certain teacher were talking about that teachers new

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread Xenophaneros Anartaxius
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, card cardemaister@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, card cardemaister@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: BC, Wombat Consciousness. My

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread obbajeeba
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 wrote: It's interesting why there are so few female philosophers, same reason there are so few top women

[FairfieldLife] Re: Crossed the Line

2013-08-16 Thread Xenophaneros Anartaxius
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Ann awoelflebater@... wrote: Now that Barry has actually taken the spiritual, mental and philosophical leap to cross the 50 post barrier there seems to be a loss of complete control. Like an alcoholic who has finally decided to take that first drink

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Crossed the Line

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
Xeno, since your questions seems so sincere and I am, at least for this week, the worse chatterbox, I will claim extreme vata vitiation which I'm sure will settle down at any moment. Hmmm, ok, which I'm sure will settle down soon...Hmmm, ok, wtf, you seem to have a good strategy so just enjoy!

Re: [FairfieldLife] Tired of paying rent? Why not build your own tiny solar-powered palace?

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
Ravi, very cool article, thanks for posting. I once sublet a place that was 600 sq ft and have to say, based on that experience, that I wouldn't want to live in a place much smaller. And if with another person?! Well, we better have dang high compatibility number, etc. (-:

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
Well I know my writing can be idiotic and I can be an idiot too so I don't mind those charges. But really?! That bit about refined wombat consciousness! Isn't turq on a vacation? In a beautiful place? Doing fun stuff?! So, why the extreme nastiness? And is he really trying to claim that he was

[FairfieldLife] Re: Tired of paying rent? Why not build your own tiny solar-powered palace?

2013-08-16 Thread obbajeeba
Share, you made it. Finally you put a thought together, filled the whole sentence and made complete sense about the topic and your opinion is what I can agree with on living space. Anyone who have traveled in cars, vans, or campers, (A Prevost is an exception, ha!) will know .

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
Obbajee, I am determined to stay under 200! (-: From: obbajeeba no_re...@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday, August 16, 2013 9:10 AM Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi   --- In

[FairfieldLife] Scenes One Sees While Peoplewatching In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
Japanese guy with a girlfriend Much too beautiful for him Carrying a camera With a really, really, really Long lens Compenisation? Dad carrying his son In one of those front-facing babycarriers That leave the kid facing forward And looking as if He'd just popped out of Dad's stomach That

[FairfieldLife] Re: How many here are in WC? Show of hands...

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
Here, Share, I will solve the mystery for you: Barry = Ego Trip. Got it? Good. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long sharelong60@... wrote: Well I know my writing can be idiotic and I can be an idiot too so I don't mind those charges. But really?! That bit about refined wombat

Re: [FairfieldLife] Nesting falcon photo for Mike Dixon [1 Attachment]

2013-08-16 Thread Mike Dixon
Aww c'mon! A bird in the hand is worth two in the. From: turquoiseb no_re...@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday, August 16, 2013 12:28 AM Subject: [FairfieldLife] Nesting falcon photo for Mike Dixon   I don't

[FairfieldLife] Re: Scenes One Sees While Peoplewatching In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
Here's another one: Barry, alone as usual, envying those he sees passing him, especially couples, so he writes bad poetry, to express his frustration and impotence, and tries to make it sound free and easy. Don't quit yer day job, Mr. B. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb

[FairfieldLife] Forever Young!

2013-08-16 Thread obbajeeba
http://gma.yahoo.com/8-old-11-pounds-never-ages-040317717--abc-news-heal\ th.html http://gma.yahoo.com/8-old-11-pounds-never-ages-040317717--abc-news-hea\ lth.html Halleluiah! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGEe_zpddNI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGEe_zpddNI

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Tired of paying rent? Why not build your own tiny solar-powered palace?

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
Oh God, Obbajee, how I love Alan Arkin and this scene shows him at his best IMHO. Anyway, what do those Prevosts get, about 3 or 4 miles per gallon? ha ha whoops that's probably something I should google but this is way more fun... Will try to be sensible today and stay under 200 posts!

[FairfieldLife] Re: Scenes One Sees While Peoplewatching In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread Duveyoung
He wasn't writing poetry -- just taking authorly notes. And, if Barry is envying, frustrated and impotent -- why would we make fun of a person who is suchly beset? I have been sooo guilty of bonking FFL others herein that I can't toss a stone at DocDummy, but if any of you out

[FairfieldLife] Re: Tired of paying rent? Why not build your own tiny solar-powered palace?

2013-08-16 Thread obbajeeba
Go for it, Share! Make FFL history! What does it matter what a Prevost gets, if one has one? LMAO! Move 50 miles a week and get a different view in the mornings! What can be better than that? --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long sharelong60@... wrote: Oh God, Obbajee, how I

[FairfieldLife] Re: Scenes One Sees While Peoplewatching In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
I am not making fun of him. That would be both cruel and stupid. Simply pointing out the dissonance between what he thinks he is writing, and what he is actually writing. You really must get out more, Edg. Nutthin' to see here. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Duveyoung no_reply@... wrote:

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Tired of paying rent? Why not build your own tiny solar-powered palace?

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
Prevost hunky dory, Obbajee, but maybe one could include this very cool save the planet item in one's camping gear: http://www.youtube.com/embed/qGGabrorRS8?rel=0 From: obbajeeba no_re...@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday, August

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Scenes One Sees While Peoplewatching In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
Edg, I was thinking something similar about DSM labels. Meaning if Poster A really thinks that Poster B has an affliction from DSM whatever number, why would they ridicule and or malign that person? Isn't compassion more appropriate? BTW, I'm not sinless either but at least I don't rag on

[FairfieldLife] Re: Crossed the Line

2013-08-16 Thread emilymae.reyn
Dear Share, I think you may be correct here in your self evaluation - are you feeling cramps? Vata vitiation: swelling or distention of the abdomen, rumbling sound of the intestines. One should not forget the underlying basis of Ayurveda, which is not physical medicine, but spiritual

[FairfieldLife] Re: Scenes One Sees While Peoplewatching In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
rag on people? I don't call menstruating, being, on the rag, nor do I menstruate, so I am never on the rag. Sounds like someone got a mouse dropping in their cheerios this morning. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long sharelong60@... wrote: Edg, I was thinking something similar

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Scenes One Sees While Peoplewatching In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
I wasn't talking about you, Doc. At least I don't think I was. Have you ever gone on and on about someone using a DSM 5 label? That's what I was referring to. From: doctordumb...@rocketmail.com doctordumb...@rocketmail.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Crossed the Line

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
Something I'm sure most of us are afflicted with, not being open to full consciousness. But thanks for positive thoughts smile and wink too. From: emilymae.reyn emilymae.r...@yahoo.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday, August 16, 2013 10:05 AM

[FairfieldLife] Re: Scenes One Sees While Peoplewatching In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread obbajeeba
Hey, I resemble that remark! --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, doctordumbass@... no_reply@... wrote: rag on people? I don't call menstruating, being, on the rag, nor do I menstruate, so I am never on the rag. Sounds like someone got a mouse dropping in their cheerios this morning.

[FairfieldLife] Re: Scenes One Sees While Peoplewatching In Avignon

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
My mistake - Thanks for the clarification, and apologies to you. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long sharelong60@... wrote: I wasn't talking about you, Doc. At least I don't think I was. Have you ever gone on and on about someone using a DSM 5 label? That's what I was referring

[FairfieldLife] Michael James: New Interview on Buddha at the Gas Pump - 08/16/2013

2013-08-16 Thread Rick Archer
blog updates from Buddha at the Gas Pump http://gallery.mailchimp.com/e709a491029b04e745834d34d/images/star.gif published 08/16/2013 188. Michael James http://batgap.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=62b7e50ba8598f35e2edf91d5id=3ba787e133e=16e07f16fe Aug 15, 2013 07:09 am | Rick

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread Xenophaneros Anartaxius
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: --- In

[FairfieldLife] Re: Crossed the Line

2013-08-16 Thread Ann
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Xenophaneros Anartaxius anartaxius@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Ann awoelflebater@ wrote: Now that Barry has actually taken the spiritual, mental and philosophical leap to cross the 50 post barrier there seems to be a loss of

Re: [FairfieldLife] Salman Rushdie on the cult mindset

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
I'd postulate that it's even more fundamental and more physical than that. Meaning that between diet and meds and environmental pollutants and stressful lifestyles, human brains have generally become more inflamed, MAYBE more likely to default to the reptilian mode of functioning. Here's an old

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Ann awoelflebater@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb no_reply@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 wrote: I hope that's not an argument from authority, probably the least convincing way of

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend authfriend@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@ wrote: (snip) Oh yes, when I meet a woman into sci-fi I always say Wow! Most just hate it no matter how much I try and extol it's virtues. FWIW, I

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
salyavin, concerning women and science fiction, I'd say look to the female brain chemistry and structure. Do you know that the corpus callosum is bigger in woman than in men? I'd postulate that that makes women more whole brain, not so dominated by the left brain, therefore more intuitive which

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend authfriend@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend authfriend@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, salyavin808 fintlewoodlewix@

RE: [FairfieldLife] Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread Rick Archer
Is this just for this week? Is everyone cool with these post totals? Are the posts substantive or are people clogging up the works with a lot of me too posts? Fairfield Life Post Counter === Start Date (UTC): 08/10/13 00:00:00 End Date (UTC): 08/17/13 00:00:00 1242

[FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long sharelong60@... wrote: salyavin, concerning women and science fiction, I'd say look to the female brain chemistry and structure. Do you know that the corpus callosum is bigger in woman than in men? I'd postulate that that makes women more

[FairfieldLife] I am a chip aficionado, but WTF?

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
I was in Target last night, buying protein drinks, OJ, milk, and beer, plus whatever my daughter wanted. They don't have great deals on beer, but a 12 pack of Tecate cans was ten bucks, so I bought one. I really enjoy a good potato chip, too. Mostly I eat them without any dip, and without the

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer rick@... wrote: Is this just for this week? Is everyone cool with these post totals? Are the posts substantive or are people clogging up the works with a lot of me too posts? Not too many me too posts per se, but quite a few otherwise

Re: [FairfieldLife] Tired of paying rent? Why not build your own tiny solar-powered palace?

2013-08-16 Thread Bhairitu
On 08/15/2013 10:28 PM, Ravi Chivukula wrote: Chris and Malissa Tack's home in Snohomish, Washington is smaller than a studio apartment. But, its 140 square feet boasts all the modern conveniences that they need to live and work. Its 140 square feet comes complete with a sleeping loft, wine

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer rick@... wrote: Is this just for this week? Is everyone cool with these post totals? Are the posts substantive or are people clogging up the works with a lot of me too posts? There's just too much to ignore at the moment, it was easy when

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
HAL: I know that you and Frank were planning to disconnect me, and I'm afraid that's something I cannot allow to happen. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer rick@... wrote: Is this just for this week? Is everyone cool with these post totals? Are the posts substantive or are

Re: [FairfieldLife] Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
For me, Rick, one good thing about unlimited posting is that it takes the teeth out of the piling on phenomenon because the piled on can reply to each piler oner. And I think there are probably differing opinions about what is substantive and or acceptable. I don't think there have been a lot

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread obbajeeba
Yep, my own abuse to all of you will be less. I agree with Auth, it will taper down. It allowed us to get to know one another on topics and my own knee jerk comments, well, I pulled a couple realizing my own overture haha. One will be lucky to see me post 40 next week! It is always fun to

Re: [FairfieldLife] Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread Bhairitu
Posting limits just said to me that TM'ers were very inept at the Internet. Like I've said many a time it's like people reading FFL are concerned they'll skip some message that will magically pop them into enlightenment. Of course that is absurd. On 08/16/2013 09:00 AM, Rick Archer wrote:

[FairfieldLife] Biological Immortality

2013-08-16 Thread John
This is not exactly what MMY was thinking of. But someone will eventually find the fountain of youth soon. http://gma.yahoo.com/8-old-11-pounds-never-ages-040317717--abc-news-health.html

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread emilymae.reyn
It's also really valuable for those that can't help but externalize everything and internalize nothing (another smile, nod, and wink to Share). Now that I'm not receiving emails in my inbox again, I can deal. I vote to give it a month and check in again. --- In

Re: [FairfieldLife] I am a chip aficionado, but WTF?

2013-08-16 Thread Bhairitu
On 08/16/2013 09:13 AM, doctordumb...@rocketmail.com wrote: I was in Target last night, buying protein drinks, OJ, milk, and beer, plus whatever my daughter wanted. They don't have great deals on beer, but a 12 pack of Tecate cans was ten bucks, so I bought one. I really enjoy a good potato

[FairfieldLife] New file uploaded to FairfieldLife

2013-08-16 Thread FairfieldLife
Hello, This email message is a notification to let you know that a file has been uploaded to the Files area of the FairfieldLife group. File: /TMO -- the Bright Side/GQ.pdf Uploaded by : rick_archer r...@searchsummit.com Description : Article on TM in Gentleman's Quarterly

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread iranitea
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer rick@... wrote: Is this just for this week? Is everyone cool with these post totals? Are the posts substantive or are people clogging up the works with a lot of me too posts? Here is one idea, that I had a while ago, when this discussion

[FairfieldLife] O'Neill's

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
I'm sitting outside at a shady table at O'Neill's, an Irish pub here in Avignon that I fell in love with the first time I stepped into it, decades ago. I walked in and saw the writing on the wall. No hyperbole, no metaphors, no artistic license -- I literally saw the words inscribed on the wall

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Chopra nothing without Maharishi

2013-08-16 Thread Share Long
Jason, wiccan and shamanic traditions could be called earth centric yet I doubt it's inaccurate to lump them with the Abrahamic religions who in turn, I'm sure, would not want to be lumped with them! From: Jason jedi_sp...@yahoo.com To:

[FairfieldLife] Post Counts The Underbelly of FFL

2013-08-16 Thread Xenophaneros Anartaxius
The Underbelly of FFL Recently I was in the Big City, I wanted to see again the place where my family came into the United States; so I took a trip to see Ellis Island, which unfortunately was closed due to Hurricane Sandy damage, though I could see it from afar. It was made into a park in 1954.

[FairfieldLife] Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

2013-08-16 Thread authfriend
Listening to his brother's conversation with the professor, [Levin] noticed that they connected the scientific questions with the inner, spiritual ones, several times almost touched upon them, but that each time they came close to what seemed to him the most important thing, they hastily

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Counts The Underbelly of FFL

2013-08-16 Thread turquoiseb
Very nice. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Xenophaneros Anartaxius wrote: The Underbelly of FFL Recently I was in the Big City, I wanted to see again the place where my family came into the United States; so I took a trip to see Ellis Island, which unfortunately was closed due to

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread obbajeeba
House for rent. 3 Bedroom 3 Bath Close to college. Garage available for smoker's. Please contact: Mrs. Whatz'sherename --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, iranitea no_reply@... wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer rick@ wrote: Is this just for this week? Is

[FairfieldLife] The NDE plot thickens?

2013-08-16 Thread salyavin808
Some interesting Peak in Darien anecdotes to titilate the believers, but the fact that a large percentage of people experiencing a NDE meet a person who is still alive makes me suspicious, and how can we be sure of how accurately these things are reported and collated? The plural of anecdote

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Counts The Underbelly of FFL

2013-08-16 Thread John
Hey Xeno, I just realized a few days ago that I can read Greek letters. Someone sent me an email in Greek. But I realized that he was speaking English, but using Greek letters. I eventually figured out what he said. The funny thing is that when I copied the Greek text it would paste in

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
I read the FFL website like one of those arrival/departure monitors, at the airport. If I am interested in where a post came from, or where its going, I'll open it. If not, no problem. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Bhairitu noozguru@... wrote: Posting limits just said to me that

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread Alex Stanley
Final post count for the week will be tonight's post count. Personally, I'm loving this vacation from the idiotic posting limits, and if you reinstate them, you will need to seek out another moderator if you want the limit enforced. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer rick@...

Re: [FairfieldLife] Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread Ravi Chivukula
Before this unlimited posting week started I thought 200 posts a day is probably OK and it seems that's what the average might be. On Aug 16, 2013, at 9:00 AM, Rick Archer r...@searchsummit.com wrote: Is this just for this week? Is everyone cool with these post totals? Are the posts

[FairfieldLife] Re: I am a chip aficionado, but WTF?

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
Potato chips are a non-essential foodstuff - Blasphemy!! Know whatcha mean about the prices, though. Lots of times, I'll try a store brand - Lucky's is really good, one of the best. I shop like a damned hawk - try to get everything I buy on sale - who cares what kind of OJ it is? As for all

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread Bhairitu
Applause! :-D On 08/16/2013 12:01 PM, Alex Stanley wrote: Final post count for the week will be tonight's post count. Personally, I'm loving this vacation from the idiotic posting limits, and if you reinstate them, you will need to seek out another moderator if you want the limit enforced.

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Fri 16-Aug-13 00:15:06 UTC

2013-08-16 Thread doctordumbass
HAL: I know I've made some very poor decisions recently, but I can give you my complete assurance that my work will be back to normal. I've still got the greatest enthusiasm and confidence in the mission. And I want to help you. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Alex Stanley

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