[FairfieldLife] Schumi: Pluto in the 8th House...

2013-12-30 Thread cardemaister
Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher right now has transiting Pluto in the 8th (at least Koch) house, quite accurately conjunct with the natal Sun... I wonder what his jyotish chart tells...

Re: [FairfieldLife] MMY's Gunas

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Richard, my favorite teaching about the gunas is in Ch 4, vs 35 of Maharishi's commentary on the Gita. He explains that delusion in the state of tamas guna can be overcome by an increase in rajas; delusion in rajo guna can be overcome by an increase in sat guna; but delusion in the state of

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Get Your Ducks in a Row

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Ok, I guess I am cracked! I actually thought this quip by Ann about my not quite being a corpse yet was pretty funny. On Sunday, December 29, 2013 4:38 PM, awoelfleba...@yahoo.com awoelfleba...@yahoo.com wrote:   ---In FairfieldLife@{{emailDomain}}, punditster@... wrote: On

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Get Your Ducks in a Row

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
ann, for me both restful alertness and loving neutrality have an underlying reality of lively silence, or being simply humming with potentiality. On Sunday, December 29, 2013 2:40 PM, awoelfleba...@yahoo.com awoelfleba...@yahoo.com wrote:   ---In FairfieldLife@{{emailDomain}},

[FairfieldLife] RE: music royalties

2013-12-30 Thread doctordumbass
Yep - there are only so many song appropriate melodies in the world - one of my songs was tagged as having the same content as another, but mine came out first, so the dispute was resolved easily.

[FairfieldLife] RE: music royalties

2013-12-30 Thread doctordumbass
PS Yay George - He was my favorite Beatle, followed by Ringo, Paul and John, in that order. I was ten when I bought my first Beatles album, The Beatles Second Album for $2.99, and John had the least friendly face.

[FairfieldLife] Roger Ebert says it's all a hoax

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
touching article by his wife http://www.esquire.com/blogs/news/roger-ebert-final-moments

[FairfieldLife] Thoughts Are Powerful Things

2013-12-30 Thread martin.quickman
an excerpt from Sir Isaac Tigrett's talk given in Singapore 2007. http://sathyasaimemories.wordpress.com/2013/12/30/our-thoughts-are-powerful-excerpted-from-isaac-tigretts-singapore-talk-2007/

[FairfieldLife] No harmony and counterpoint, and stuff!

2013-12-30 Thread cardemaister
Ravi Shankar on Indian classical music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al1q01CZgtc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al1q01CZgtc

Re: [FairfieldLife] Schumi: Pluto in the 8th House...

2013-12-30 Thread Richard Williams
Rita and I really wanted to attend the Formula One Grand Prix race up in Austin, but the tickets are pretty pricey. The rent is too damn high! [image: Inline image 1] Sat, Nov 16, 2013 at 08:20 Some of Friday's 58,276 anticipatory fans were greeted by unusually heavy fog during the first

[FairfieldLife] MMY's Darshan

2013-12-30 Thread Richard Williams
Galaxy of Fire: Journey to an ancient spiritual world. [image: Inline image 1] Why is he here? How did he get in? The men were all clean shaven and had their best suits on. Worst of all, there couldn't have been more than fifteen Westerners, all total; the very top of Maharishi's Western

[FairfieldLife] Re: Music for Yoga and Meditation

2013-12-30 Thread Richard Williams
[image: Inline image 1] George Harrison - Wonderwall Music http://youtu.be/UllxxMkG7uI All of the tracks were composed by Harrison, and it was the first official solo album by a Beatle. It was the first album release on the newly formed Apple Records, appearing in November 1968, a few weeks

[FairfieldLife] Re: Information Technology Systems

2013-12-30 Thread Richard Williams
Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet Tubes, by Andrew Blum, looks behind the scenes of our digital lives at he physical heart of the internet itself. These tubes are the real places on the map: their sounds and smells, their storied past, their physical details, and the people who live

[FairfieldLife] RE: MMY#39;s Darshan

2013-12-30 Thread dhamiltony2k5
What a fabulous picture of words in this post. Like a photo from the FFL family album. Like one of those family pictures in an album where names are written in with arrows pointing. Thanks to Jay for labeling the people, this is very helpful in bringing them to light. It's a very special

Re: [FairfieldLife] MMY#39;s Gunas

2013-12-30 Thread wgm4u
With all due respect Share, I don’t think Arjuna was a real character that reached enlightenment on some battlefield (Kurukshetra) in ancient India . Though there may indeed have been a mythical battle, and a character called Arjuna and Krishna , they were only used loosely by Vyasa to

Re: [FairfieldLife] Mahamantra, by Krishna Das

2013-12-30 Thread Richard Williams
The Guy The guy Ned was talking about in his book was Billy Clayton, who apparently beat out Ned for the job of Maharishi's skin boy in Fuiggi, causing Ned to fall off the wagon. Ned and I were early adopters and we were both initiated by Jerry Jarvis at the first SIMS in 1965, along with Rick

[FairfieldLife] Hail NOK!

2013-12-30 Thread cardemaister
Florian Mueller ‏@FOSSpatents Nokia wins German patent injunction against ALL HTC Android devices including the One series. Enforceable against 400 million euro bond. Google tried to help HTC because this patent is infringed by all Android devices. But its invalidity challenge came too late to

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Post Count Sat 28-Dec-13 00:15:02 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread authfriend
It's not so much the laying down in the corpse pose that is so difficult The question is, what is Richard laying when he's down in the corpse pose? Jelly beans? Golf balls? Chicken McNuggets?

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: What People Eat

2013-12-30 Thread authfriend
Here's another bit of important health info for people to know, Share. When you are deciding whether to buy a food item, look closely at the packaging. Somewhere on it, you should be able to find a list headed INGREDIENTS. That means what's in the food. Isn't that amazing? You don't have to

[FairfieldLife] MMY's Adwaita

2013-12-30 Thread Richard Williams
First came One. It's a leap of metaphysical theorizing to imagine that there is more than One real. Let's be logical: If there were three or more reals instead of One, there would be three or more truths, three or more ultimate realities, and three or more Selfs. But, what do you suppose would

Re: [FairfieldLife] Post Count Mon 30-Dec-13 00:15:08 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread awoelflebater
---In FairfieldLife@{{emailDomain}}, punditster@... wrote: Judy does NOT read or write Spanish, German, French, or Greek. She just Googles it and then copies and pastes it inthe text box to make you think she knows those languages. Sort of like when she tried to fib her

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Post Count Sat 28-Dec-13 00:15:02 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread Richard J. Williams
On 12/30/2013 8:26 AM, authfri...@yahoo.com wrote: It's not so much the laying down in the corpse pose that is so difficult * The question is, what is Richard laying when he's down in the corpse pose? Jelly beans? Golf balls? Chicken McNuggets? Many thanks to The Corrector for pointing

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Get Your Ducks in a Row

2013-12-30 Thread awoelflebater
---In FairfieldLife@{{emailDomain}}, sharelong60@... wrote: ann, for me both restful alertness and loving neutrality have an underlying reality of lively silence, or being simply humming with potentiality. Lively silence sounds like an idea although it does sound rather nice. I'm

[FairfieldLife] RE: MMY#39;s Adwaita

2013-12-30 Thread authfriend
A word to the wise: If you're trying to rebut the Christian idea of the Holy Trinity, it would be good to study up on it first so you don't find yourself setting up straw men to knock down. First came One. It's a leap of metaphysical theorizing to imagine that there is more than One real.

[FairfieldLife] RE: music royalties

2013-12-30 Thread awoelflebater
---In FairfieldLife@{{emailDomain}}, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote: PS Yay George - He was my favorite Beatle, followed by Ringo, Paul and John, in that order. I was ten when I bought my first Beatles album, The Beatles Second Album for $2.99, and John had the least friendly face.

[FairfieldLife] Re: Post Count Sat 28-Dec-13 00:15:02 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread authfriend
Forget Poster of the Year. I nominate Richard for the more prestigious Threw Himself on the Grenade to Save the Rest of Us award. :-) Opsie. Didn't work. Poor Richard.

[FairfieldLife] RE: Roger Ebert says it#39;s all a hoax

2013-12-30 Thread awoelflebater
---In FairfieldLife@{{emailDomain}}, sharelong60@... wrote: touching article by his wife http://www.esquire.com/blogs/news/roger-ebert-final-moments http://www.esquire.com/blogs/news/roger-ebert-final-moments Really nice interview. What a deep and abiding love there.

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Post Count Sat 28-Dec-13 00:15:02 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread authfriend
Ladies and gentlemen, give it up for the matchless, inimitable Obviousness of Share Long! (Wait, or should that be Obliviousness!?) to bobpriced from an ancient and wise story: Is that so? On Sunday, December 29, 2013 11:44 AM, bobpriced@... bobpriced@... wrote: ---In

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Post Count Sat 28-Dec-13 00:15:02 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread authfriend
Why on earth would you be thrilled? The novels are quite well known. I asked you, 'Favorite character'? You mean like kids have a favorite character in the Harry Potter novels? because I couldn't believe I had understood you correctly. I have never heard an adult say they have a favorite

[FairfieldLife] MMY's Yoga Asanas

2013-12-30 Thread Richard Williams
[image: Inline image 1] http://www.rwilliams.us/yoga/ MMY prepared a Six Month Course, followed by a Second Course of One Year, in Yogas Asanas, which he termed ...a reliable practice from the ancient tradition of Yogis. According to Yogi, Asanas are idealy suited to the fast tempo of modern

Re: [FairfieldLife] MMY's Gunas

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
wgm, what I shared from the Gita about gunas can have practical value, I think, whether one grants the Gita concrete or allegorical reality. On Monday, December 30, 2013 8:09 AM, wgm4u no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote:   With all due respect Share, I don’t think Arjuna was a real character

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Get Your Ducks in a Row

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Ann, great point! It got me to realize that everything is both potentiality and actuality. For example, something red is red in actuality. But it is also blue and green and yellow and orange, etc. in potentiality! On Monday, December 30, 2013 8:47 AM, awoelfleba...@yahoo.com

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Post Count Sat 28-Dec-13 00:15:02 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Judy, thanks for info about Howatch yahoo group. On Monday, December 30, 2013 9:04 AM, authfri...@yahoo.com authfri...@yahoo.com wrote:   Why on earth would you be thrilled? The novels are quite well known. I asked you, 'Favorite character'? You mean like kids have a favorite  character

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Get Your Ducks in a Row

2013-12-30 Thread authfriend
I'm not sure that's Ann's point, but she can address that. My point would be that since lively silence is said to be the underlying reality of everything, it's not meaningful to say it underlies some particular thing, as if that were a distinguishing feature. ---In

[FairfieldLife] RE: MMY#39;s Gunas

2013-12-30 Thread martyboi
This interpretation is very helpful.

Re: [FairfieldLife] MMY's Adwaita

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Richard, my pastoral counselor and her husband really like Wayne Liquorman. I think Rick has interviewed him. I like Francis Lucille and advaita in general. I think the operative principle in all this is knowledge is structured in consciousness. Meaning, unless one's words have a huge amount

Re: [FairfieldLife] MMY#39;s Gunas

2013-12-30 Thread wgm4u
Oh yes Share, there is no doubt about that. I'll tell you a story, when I at first saw Yogananda's Gita translation on the book shelf at Border's I thought I didn't need to read another translation of the Gita, after all, I got it...from MMY. Then I looked a little further and decided I'd

Re: [FairfieldLife] MMY's Gunas

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Thank you for the recommendation, wgm. I'd enjoy Yogananda's simply because I know who he is and I've read Autobiography of a Yogi. Here's how that happened: in Dec 1974 I was in Yes health food restaurant in DC one evening shortly after I separated from my husband and before I began TM. There

[FairfieldLife] This is the best time of the year for media pirates

2013-12-30 Thread TurquoiseB
We call it screener season. It's the end of the year, and both films and TV are jockeying for nominations from the various members of the nominating bodies. So, because the rules often say that you cannot actually vote for a film or a TV show unless you have seen it, they arrange private, elite

Re: [FairfieldLife] MMY#39;s Gunas

2013-12-30 Thread wgm4u
Cool, what happened to the, gorgeous young man? Sounds like a novel in the making to me! ;-) ---In FairfieldLife@{{emailDomain}}, sharelong60@... wrote: Thank you for the recommendation, wgm. I'd enjoy Yogananda's simply because I know who he is and I've read Autobiography of a Yogi.

Re: [FairfieldLife] MMY's Gunas

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
wgm, never saw him again! Like I said, I began TM 3 months later; came to MIU 6 months after that. Some funny karma, I guess. Hope he's doing well, whatever he's doing (-: On Monday, December 30, 2013 10:57 AM, wgm4u no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote:   Cool, what happened to the, gorgeous

Re: [FairfieldLife] This is the best time of the year for media pirates

2013-12-30 Thread Bhairitu
You're listing mostly corporate Hollywood movies which I don't care to watch let alone buy a ticket for. I would go see Scorsese's latest if it wasn't three hours long. Did he make it for India? Who wants to sit in a theater for three hours where you can't find the pause button. :-D On

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Post Count Sat 28-Dec-13 00:15:02 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Judy, asking you which Howatch character is your favorite is only a possible beginning point to a discussion of her novels. How would you begin discussing them? I think I read somewhere recently that she's discontinued writing. I found her last novel, The Heartbreaker, more tamasic than her

[FairfieldLife] Scientific Breakthroughs of 2013

2013-12-30 Thread jr_esq
One of them is that the Milky Way is teeming with earth-like planets. But is it possible to determine if there is life there? And in particular are there humans living in those planets? http://theweek.com/article/index/254523/the-biggest-scientific-breakthroughs-of-2013

[FairfieldLife] What I watched

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Yesterday I watched a political thriller, State of Play. I chose it from the library because of the extraordinary cast: Russel Crowe, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirran, Robin Wright and Jeff Daniels. In Rolling Stones magazine, Peter Travers called it a gripping thriller and Ebert called it a smart,

[FairfieldLife] Re: What I watched

2013-12-30 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long wrote: Yesterday I watched a political thriller, State of Play. I chose it from the library because of the extraordinary cast: Russel Crowe, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirran, Robin Wright and Jeff Daniels. In Rolling Stones magazine, Peter Travers

[FairfieldLife] Thoughts Are Powerful Things

2013-12-30 Thread martin.quickman
an excerpt from Sir Isaac Tigrett's talk given in Singapore 2007. http://sathyasaimemories.wordpress.com/2013/12/30/our-thoughts-are-powerful-excerpted-from-isaac-tigretts-singapore-talk-2007/

[FairfieldLife] RE: What I watched

2013-12-30 Thread awoelflebater
---In FairfieldLife@{{emailDomain}}, sharelong60@... wrote: Yesterday I watched a political thriller, State of Play. I chose it from the library because of the extraordinary cast: Russel Crowe, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirran, Robin Wright and Jeff Daniels. In Rolling Stones magazine, Peter

[FairfieldLife] RE: music royalties

2013-12-30 Thread s3raphita
Sometimes plagiarism can benefit both parties. The Doors had to pay royalties to The Kinks after pinching their riff. The Kinks’ Ray Davies: “The funniest thing was when my publisher came to me on tour and said The Doors had used the riff for ‘All Day And All Of The Night’ for ‘Hello, I Love

Re: [FairfieldLife] What I watched

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Ann, I can't quite put my finger on what was lacking in this movie. Like I said, the cast was great. I think the story was both convoluted but predictable. The dialogue was just ok. And so many of the scenes were shot with not much lighting. I'm glad I saw it. I would recommend it for its

Re: [FairfieldLife] What I watched

2013-12-30 Thread awoelflebater
---In FairfieldLife@{{emailDomain}}, sharelong60@... wrote: Ann, I can't quite put my finger on what was lacking in this movie. Like I said, the cast was great. I think the story was both convoluted but predictable. The dialogue was just ok. And so many of the scenes were shot with not

[FairfieldLife] Re: What I watched

2013-12-30 Thread awoelflebater
Oh, the UK version is a series of 6 episodes, not a movie.

[FairfieldLife] Feminists disrespect Catholics

2013-12-30 Thread s3raphita
Strident isn't an adequate adjective to describe these feminists. They come eerily close to having the same intolerant mindset as Islamists. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUb9Yb2ucZI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUb9Yb2ucZI Merry Christmas. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC7RNM1ppHY

Re: [FairfieldLife] Feminists disrespect Catholics

2013-12-30 Thread Mike Dixon
Aw shucks, all they needed was a good ol' fashion spanking. From: s3raph...@yahoo.com s3raph...@yahoo.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Monday, December 30, 2013 11:50 AM Subject: [FairfieldLife] Feminists disrespect Catholics   Strident isn't an adequate adjective to describe these

[FairfieldLife] RE: Post Count Sat 28-Dec-13 00:15:02 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread steve.sundur
Hi Bob, Those are high accolades you afford to Judy. And perhaps viewed from a particular angle I suppose they might all apply. But from another angle, or a maybe a wider view, those positive traits might be offset by other, less attractive attributes. As for Barry and Share, I

[FairfieldLife] RE: Feminists disrespect Catholics

2013-12-30 Thread awoelflebater
The one video of the bare breasted lady was sort of funny, like some comedy routine gone sideways. Then that older man gets out of his pew and goes and slaps her! How many old guys and priests does it take to get a 120 pound female out of a church? They just didn't seem to know what to do with

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: music royalties

2013-12-30 Thread Bhairitu
Problems with the content industry: if the company is publicly held and they don't sue the stockholders complain. And if they complain enough the board members and management teams can lose their jobs. Publicly held companies and CEOs who won't stand up to the stockholders and tell them they

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: What I watched

2013-12-30 Thread Bhairitu
The UK version is available on Hulu for free or on your big screen if you have Hulu+. Might have commercials though. :/ On 12/30/2013 11:36 AM, awoelfleba...@yahoo.com wrote: Oh, the UK version is a series of 6 episodes, not a movie.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Feminists disrespect Catholics

2013-12-30 Thread Share Long
Seraph, I agree that strident isn't quite the right word, but I wouldn't compare them to Muslim extremists either. Unless they're hurting and or killing people with their bare boobs! On Monday, December 30, 2013 1:50 PM, s3raph...@yahoo.com s3raph...@yahoo.com wrote:   Strident isn't an

[FairfieldLife] RE: MMY#39;s Darshan

2013-12-30 Thread dhamiltony2k5
RJW Das, What was the time frame where this occurred with Jay Latham and the gurus? 1990's, or during the 00's? What a fabulous picture of words in this post. Like a photo from the FFL family album. Like one of those family pictures in an album where names are written in with arrows

[FairfieldLife] RE: Feminists disrespect Catholics

2013-12-30 Thread s3raphita
Re I agree that strident isn't quite the right word, but I wouldn't compare them to Muslim extremists.: I think what turns someone into a fanatic is when their sense of identity becomes centred on their beliefs. Once that happens they experience any challenge to their beliefs as a personal

[FairfieldLife] Amazing T-Rex Illusion!

2013-12-30 Thread s3raphita
Have you seen this optical effect trending this week? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4QcyW-qTUg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4QcyW-qTUg

[FairfieldLife] RE: music royalties

2013-12-30 Thread s3raphita
Happy Birthday is the one everyone gets trapped by, assuming it's so ancient anyone can use it. Warner/Chappell Music insists that one cannot sing the Happy Birthday to You lyrics for profit without paying royalties: it's worth about $2 million a year.

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: music royalties

2013-12-30 Thread Bhairitu
You wonder how they figure that accounting. I also think that the movie studios accounting for piracy is bogus and they are given inflated losses by the DRM companies anxious to sell them their products. Most CEOs are tech illiterates anyway. On 12/30/2013 03:06 PM, s3raph...@yahoo.com

[FairfieldLife] quot;Echo Tourismquot;

2013-12-30 Thread doctordumbass
My latest (3:08). Although there are no lyrics, I consider this my most autobiographical piece, to date. Enjoy it, and it's *free*, so *fuck* the music dealers, and Happy Holidays! Echo Tourism (3:08) https://app.box.com/s/eb26vhhwgj50jq2dge9f https://app.box.com/s/eb26vhhwgj50jq2dge9f

[FairfieldLife] RE: music royalties

2013-12-30 Thread doctordumbass
I am assuming the copyright has run out on the medieval nursery rhymes - Ring Around The Rosey, etc.? lol

[FairfieldLife] RE: Amazing T-Rex Illusion!

2013-12-30 Thread doctordumbass
Wow! Very cool - really enjoyed the reveal - I was skeptical until the end.

[FairfieldLife] Post Count Tue 31-Dec-13 00:15:03 UTC

2013-12-30 Thread FFL PostCount
Fairfield Life Post Counter === Start Date (UTC): 12/28/13 00:00:00 End Date (UTC): 01/04/14 00:00:00 352 messages as of (UTC) 12/30/13 23:51:13 64 Richard J. Williams 48 Share Long 36 awoelflebater 34 Richard Williams 23 authfriend 19 dhamiltony2k5 18 emptybill

[FairfieldLife] The Origin of MIU / MUM

2013-12-30 Thread dhamiltony2k5
The study of intelligence integrated with the study of every discipline enriches and completes the range of every discipline, structures the home of all knowledge in the awareness of the student, and thus offers the solution to the pressing problems of modern education. Pages 26-7,

[FairfieldLife] World Boogie-Woogie Championship, 2012

2013-12-30 Thread authfriend
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr-77vZ4_SUamp;feature=youtu.be http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr-77vZ4_SUamp;feature=youtu.be Exhilarating. I can do without all the acrobatics. I just love to watch the legs and feet, and the centrifugal interaction (I made that phrase up; don't know how