[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-09 Thread sparaig
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, markmeredith2002 markmeredith@ wrote: Yeah, MD servants don't really work all that hard compared to most regular people. If I were in that situation, I'd rather do service

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-09 Thread lupidus108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Irmeli Mattsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, lupidus108 no_reply@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Irmeli Mattsson Irmeli.Mattsson@ wrote: There has not been and there never will be any

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread TurquoiseB
The MD servant assignment isn't voluntary, it's based on finances. Personally I like service, which is one reason I've moved away from the tmo and towards other spiritual paths. I'm not trying to liberate the oppressed MD servants - if they think their spiritual path is to

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread jyouells2000
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer fairfieldlife@ wrote: on 2/7/06 10:24 AM, markmeredith2002 at markmeredith@ wrote: Their living situation seems OK to me - what bothers me is the constant

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread markmeredith2002
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, bbrigante [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend jstein@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, feste37 feste37@ wrote: Well, it's hard enough trying to live a spiritual life without also having to

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, markmeredith2002 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah, MD servants don't really work all that hard compared to most regular people. If I were in that situation, I'd rather do service than constantly bs donors to keep the monthly checks coming in order to save

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread Sal Sunshine
Careful, you two. You're beginning to sound like commie hypocrites. Sal On Feb 8, 2006, at 8:33 AM, TurquoiseB wrote: The last time I read a paragraph that contained that kind of talk about the 'unfit' and 'ignorant people,' and about the destiny of certain people to lead, it was written

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread Ingegerd
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Sal Sunshine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Careful, you two. You're beginning to sound like commie hypocrites. Sal On Feb 8, 2006, at 8:33 AM, TurquoiseB wrote: The last time I read a paragraph that contained that kind of talk about the 'unfit'

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Sal Sunshine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Careful, you two. You're beginning to sound like commie hypocrites. Care to explain? What was either hypocritical OR commie about what we posted? I really *was* just reading a tract by Goebbels earlier today, and

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread Sal Sunshine
It was a *joke,* Barry, referring back to this line yesterday from our esteemed Feste: I think you're all a bunch of commies, and hypocritical ones at that. People who have money tend to have more clout than those who don't. They live in bigger houses, etc., etc. That's just the way the world

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, markmeredith2002 markmeredith@ wrote: Yeah, MD servants don't really work all that hard compared to most regular people. If I were in that situation, I'd rather do service

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Sal Sunshine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It was a *joke,* Barry, referring back to this line yesterday from our esteemed Feste: I think you're all a bunch of commies, and hypocritical ones at that. People who have money tend to have more clout than

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Sal Sunshine salsunshine@ wrote: snip I thought the lighthearted tone would be obvious, but I guess not. Back to the emoticons. :) But then you'll provoke the ire of those

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend jstein@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB no_reply@ wrote: There has not been and there never will be any room for the unfit. The fit

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread lupidus108
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Irmeli Mattsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There has not been and there never will be any room for the unfit. The fit are going to reign, and if the unfit do not follow, there will be no room for them. Where light governs there is no room for

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread shempmcgurk
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Sal Sunshine salsunshine@ wrote: Careful, you two. You're beginning to sound like commie hypocrites. Care to explain? What was either hypocritical OR commie about what

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, shempmcgurk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip When it comes to basic necessities, there is very, very little disparity between the richest and poorest in America. Contrary to what many Leftists would have you believe, the gap between rich and poor and

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread shempmcgurk
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, shempmcgurk shempmcgurk@ wrote: snip When it comes to basic necessities, there is very, very little disparity between the richest and poorest in America. Contrary to what

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-08 Thread rajarohan1008
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The MD servant assignment isn't voluntary, it's based on finances. Personally I like service, which is one reason I've moved away from the tmo and towards other spiritual paths. I'm not trying to

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread markmeredith2002
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, bbrigante [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: from today's http://www.ffledger.com : Mother Divine group occupying houses built for Indian pundits By Lacey Jacobs, Ledger staff writer 02/06/2006 For a complete story, read the Feb. 6 Fairfield Ledger.

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, markmeredith2002 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The top ladies will have to get a bigger situation to distinguish themselves, at least a 4 room, 2 bath setup. Excuse me? No *wonder* the TMO is so fucked up. So the campus is full, and no way MD would

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread markmeredith2002
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, markmeredith2002 markmeredith@ wrote: The top ladies will have to get a bigger situation to distinguish themselves, at least a 4 room, 2 bath setup. Excuse me? No

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread Rick Archer
on 2/7/06 10:24 AM, markmeredith2002 at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Their living situation seems OK to me - what bothers me is the constant pressure to raise sponsorship funds and the social hierarchy that results, clearly distinguishing aristocratic rich ladies from the poor unfortunate lower

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: on 2/7/06 10:24 AM, markmeredith2002 at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Their living situation seems OK to me - what bothers me is the constant pressure to raise sponsorship funds and the social hierarchy that

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread Peter
--- Rick Archer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: on 2/7/06 10:24 AM, markmeredith2002 at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Their living situation seems OK to me - what bothers me is the constant pressure to raise sponsorship funds and the social hierarchy that results, clearly distinguishing

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread feste37
I think you're all a bunch of commies, and hypocritical ones at that. People who have money tend to have more clout than those who don't. They live in bigger houses, etc., etc. That's just the way the world is, so why single out MD for criticism? --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com,

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread markmeredith2002
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, feste37 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think you're all a bunch of commies, and hypocritical ones at that. People who have money tend to have more clout than those who don't. They live in bigger houses, etc., etc. That's just the way the world is, so why

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread feste37
The assumption seems to be that a utopian spiritual community would not have such distinctions, but why not? Why does everything have to be equal? Perhaps the MD assistants enjoy the service they offer to the richer MDs. Some people like to serve others. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread Peter
Stop making us think thoughts that we don't like! --- feste37 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The assumption seems to be that a utopian spiritual community would not have such distinctions, but why not? Why does everything have to be equal? Perhaps the MD assistants enjoy the service they offer

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread markmeredith2002
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Sal Sunshine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sure. And some people like being poor. And African-Americans really liked slavery too--just think of all the watermelon they could eat, just like it says in Gone With the Wind. Sal On Feb 7, 2006, at 11:24 AM,

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread anonyff
Don't you think, though, that as a Final Stroke before he passes on, Maharishi should get MD and Purusha together, in some fantabulous environment, probably in Holland, and, ala Sun Myung Moon, match them up and have a giant wedding. It would partially solve these ongoing housing problems once and

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread jim_flanegin
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, anonyff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't you think, though, that as a Final Stroke before he passes on, Maharishi should get MD and Purusha together, in some fantabulous environment, probably in Holland, and, ala Sun Myung Moon, match them up and have a

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread Sal Sunshine
Maybe that's what they're all waiting for. Sal On Feb 7, 2006, at 2:07 PM, anonyff wrote: Don't you think, though, that as a Final Stroke before he passes on, Maharishi should get MD and Purusha together, in some fantabulous environment, probably in Holland, and, ala Sun Myung Moon, match

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread cardemaister
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, feste37 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The assumption seems to be that a utopian spiritual community would not have such distinctions, but why not? Why does everything have to be equal? Perhaps the MD assistants enjoy the service they offer to the richer

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread feste37
Well, it's hard enough trying to live a spiritual life without also having to turn oneself into a socialist! For myself, I think I prefer situations in which I can offer some service, rather than being the one who receives the service. It seems to offer more opportunities for personal

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread sparaig
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- Rick Archer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: on 2/7/06 10:24 AM, markmeredith2002 at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Their living situation seems OK to me - what bothers me is the constant pressure to raise

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread sparaig
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Sal Sunshine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sure. And some people like being poor. And African-Americans really liked slavery too--just think of all the watermelon they could eat, just like it says in Gone With the Wind. Sal Who pays for all this

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread authfriend
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, feste37 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, it's hard enough trying to live a spiritual life without also having to turn oneself into a socialist! For myself, I think I prefer situations in which I can offer some service, rather than being the one who

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread bbrigante
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, authfriend [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, feste37 feste37@ wrote: Well, it's hard enough trying to live a spiritual life without also having to turn oneself into a socialist! For myself, I think I prefer

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread Nelson
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: on 2/7/06 10:24 AM, markmeredith2002 at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Their living situation seems OK to me - what bothers me is the constant pressure to raise sponsorship funds and the social hierarchy that results,

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread shempmcgurk
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: on 2/7/06 10:24 AM, markmeredith2002 at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Their living situation seems OK to me - what bothers me is the constant pressure to raise sponsorship funds and the social hierarchy that

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread shempmcgurk
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, anonyff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't you think, though, that as a Final Stroke before he passes on, Maharishi should get MD and Purusha together, in some fantabulous environment, probably in Holland, and, ala Sun Myung Moon, match them up and have a

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread Peter
--- anonyff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't you think, though, that as a Final Stroke before he passes on, Maharishi should get MD and Purusha together, in some fantabulous environment, probably in Holland, and, ala Sun Myung Moon, match them up and have a giant wedding. It would

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread sparaig
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer fairfieldlife@ wrote: on 2/7/06 10:24 AM, markmeredith2002 at markmeredith@ wrote: Their living situation seems OK to me - what bothers me is the constant

[FairfieldLife] Re: Mother Divine in VC

2006-02-07 Thread TurquoiseB
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, markmeredith2002 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The MD servant assignment isn't voluntary, it's based on finances. Personally I like service, which is one reason I've moved away from the tmo and towards other spiritual paths. I'm not trying to