Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: IS TM a Cult?

2014-05-25 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 5/24/2014 10:34 AM, salyavin808 wrote: Clever how he frames the question asking if the TM programme is a cult and not the organisation. Most experts agree that a definition of cult includes coercion. Were you forced in any way to participate in the TM Programme? --- This email is free

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-20 Thread Michael Jackson
Thank you dad, for offering to orchestrate my thinking for me - as is our tradition of mind control. On Fri, 2/21/14, dhamiltony...@yahoo.com dhamiltony...@yahoo.com wrote: Subject: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult? To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-20 Thread Richard J. Williams
On 2/20/2014 9:01 PM, Michael Jackson wrote: Thank you dad, for offering to orchestrate my thinking for me - as is our tradition of mind control. So, the TMO is in control of your mind?

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-20 Thread Michael Jackson
not anymore On Fri, 2/21/14, Richard J. Williams pundits...@gmail.com wrote: Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult? To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Date: Friday, February 21, 2014, 3:23 AM

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-18 Thread Michael Jackson
Against On Wed, 2/19/14, dhamiltony...@yahoo.com dhamiltony...@yahoo.com wrote: Subject: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult? To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 1:18 AM

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-18 Thread Michael Jackson
Against - a cult by any other name is still a cult On Wed, 2/19/14, dhamiltony...@yahoo.com dhamiltony...@yahoo.com wrote: Subject: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult? To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 1:18 AM

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-18 Thread Richard J. Williams
On 2/18/2014 7:55 PM, Michael Jackson wrote: Against - a cult by any other name is still a cult Maybe it's time to review the definition of a cult: A cult is a small group of people forming a new religious movement who use mind control, coercion, or brainwashing techniques in order to

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-18 Thread Michael Jackson
Yep that's a fine description of what the TMO does these days On Wed, 2/19/14, Richard J. Williams pundits...@gmail.com wrote: Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult? To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 2:09

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-18 Thread Richard J. Williams
On 2/18/2014 8:23 PM, Michael Jackson wrote: Yep that's a fine description of what the TMO does these days Do you have any evidence that the TMO is holding any pundit boys or students against their will?

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-16 Thread TurquoiseBee
the contradiction. Go figure. From: steve.sun...@yahoo.com steve.sun...@yahoo.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, February 16, 2014 2:13 PM Subject: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?   Looking back, I think many of the things you say are true

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-16 Thread authfriend
Actually, contradiction and bait-and-switch are both misnomers in this case. With a classic bait-and-switch, they won't sell you what they were promoting, but only something more expensive. And TM is all you need isn't contradicted by the fact that there are lots of other offerings. The issue

Re: [FairfieldLife] RE: Is TM a Cult?

2014-02-16 Thread Richard J. Williams
On 2/16/2014 7:42 AM, TurquoiseBee wrote: Let's take one of the earliest teachings: TM is all you need. Is there a better way? One of the earliest teachings of MMY was TM is what works. In TM, you get only one single bija mantra for meditation - that's all you need to realize your full

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Is TM a cult?

2011-11-16 Thread Ravi Yogi
Well TM is a cult. Definition of a cult. 5 a : great devotion to a person, idea, object, movement, or work (as a film or book); especially : such devotion regarded as a literary or intellectual fad b : the object of such devotion c :a usually small group of people characterized by such

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Is TM a cult?

2011-11-16 Thread Tom Pall
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 7:18 PM, Buck dhamiltony...@yahoo.com wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, shukra69 shukra69@... wrote: http://www.truthabouttm.org/truth/IndividualEffects/IsTMaCult/index.cfm Summary: The Transcendental Meditation program cannot be called a cult