I'm sorry, but what is TNH?

--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Maria Lopez <flordel...@...> wrote:
>
> Hi Mike and Everyone!
>  
> If everytime one has a dissapointment in any established religious 
> institution whether that dissapointment was in Christian, Muslim, Jew, 
> Buddhist, Zen Buddhist, etc, etc institutions:  and  afterwards acts as a 
> destructor towards the institution from which dissapointment took place, then 
> it doesn't sound a very wise way of doing towards oneself.  I certainly 
> include myself in this unwise way of doing as I've recently experienced a 
> great dissapointment in the TNH institutions which lead me to criticism of 
> them. Though never as irrespetuos or destructive as many atheists show 
> themselves ugly behaviour in front of Christianity.  This harmful way of 
> doing doesn't affect the instituions established but just to the ones who 
> carries away such violent shows. 
>  
>  When I look deeply into myself, I realice that it was me all the way alone 
> who built up a pedestal to that institution.  It was me who caused herself 
> the dissapointment for building a pedestal of "holiness, peace....to the 
> institution".  They weren't the ones!!!. Having seeing this within myself I 
> am now grateful having found that institution from which I was introduced in 
> the walk of zen buddhism.
>  
>   I was ever dissapointed in any Christian institutions because I never 
> built up a pedestal to the instituion!.  And so my experience was always 
> healthy and positive.  It was positive because I never put that instituion 
> in a pedestal.  I saw it for what it was.  And so I could get all the 
> benefit from it and never the dissapointment and the anger and frustation 
> that comes with it.
>  
> Mayka
>  
> 
> --- On Sun, 3/10/10, mike brown <uerusub...@...> wrote:
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> From: mike brown <uerusub...@...>
> Subject: Re: [Zen] Re: Don't pray in my school and I won't think in your 
> church.
> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Sunday, 3 October, 2010, 11:33
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> Kristy,
>  
> You wrote:  "If you have faith, there is a whole sphere they are ignorant 
> about."  
> 
> However, this isn't really the whole story. Many atheists were once believers 
> who have seen thru 'faith' and have rejected it for what it is. Moreover, I 
> am ignorant of what it is to be a neo-nazis, but have no trouble rejecting 
> their beliefs as not just harmful, but wrong.
>  
> Mike
>




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