It sounds as a healthy approach. Let's just hope that the fun won't be at
the expenses of anyone. Thank you for not taking an offence for the direct
questioning. It says a lot of good about you.
--- On Tue, 16/11/10, ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com> wrote:
From: ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com>
Subject: [Zen] Re: FW: Amazon book
Date: Tuesday, 16 November, 2010, 15:27
Mayka: And what about you ED? What are you real intentions on this website?
What do you really want from us?
ED: My intentions are to continue listening to and chatting with others on this
forum, and to learn from this and from the questions they ask and answer, and
the references they point to.
Mayka: And not that I dislike you or anything like that. On the contrary, you
keep me going with all your attention towards my person.
ED: Mayka, my attention is usually directed toward persons who
furnish opportunities for psychological understanding of myself and others -
and a little fun too.
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Maria Lopez <flordel...@...> wrote:
And what about you ED?. What are you real intentions on this website?. What
do you really want from us?. And not that I dislike you or anything like
that. On the contrary, you keep me going with all your attention towards my
Thank you for both links. It's been particularly interesting reading
controversial Brad W reply in connection with Big Mind and Genpo Roshi...and my
conclusion about the whole thing is, that hearts feel profoundly grateful for
having found Thich Nhat Hanh dharma in those years in which his home was not
too crowded, not too polluted by westerners speculation, aggression and most
of it self, ego. There are teachings that shouldn't be passed onto westerners
in such a light way. Big Mind might be one of those (I wouln't know because
first hearing was in American websites) . And yet there is the possibility
that in the original eastern environment (perhaps under a differente name)
have the effect of a most powerful way of breaking through the self by exposing
it. Building up a bond in the process with other practitioners sailing in the
People don't want the simplicity of Buddhism and not certainly zen. I wouldn't
put the blame to anyone but just in oneself incapacity of seeing what is there
presented in simplicity. For instance Anthony himself has pointed out more
than once the boredom of "just this" or sitting down. We look for excitement
all the time. No one external to blame afterwards if we get hurt but just
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