:)

I shall try to make this effort of yours effective. 

Thanks,
Chris Austin-Lane
Sent from a cell phone

On Nov 17, 2010, at 13:39, Anthony Wu <wu...@yahoo.com.sg> wrote:

> 
> 
> Chris,
>  
> I want you to post more. How do I upset you more?
>  
> Anthony
> 
> --- On Wed, 17/11/10, ChrisAustinLane <ch...@austin-lane.net> wrote:
> 
> From: ChrisAustinLane <ch...@austin-lane.net>
> Subject: Re: [Zen] Re: FW: Amazon book
> To: "Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com" <Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com>
> Date: Wednesday, 17 November, 2010, 11:18 PM
> 
> ED:  
> 
> Your posts do have a tendency to come off as being sly and a bit mean, 
> despite your claim to have transcended karma, I mean Judeo-Christian notions 
> of morality. 
> 
> You will recall that Mayka's posts also rub some people the wrong way, a 
> phenomenon that has been thoroughly dissected here and attributed to some 
> interesting linguistic goings on and the off bit of whoop ass. 
> 
> Perhaps you will share what you see as the causes for people to mis-read your 
> intent in your posts.  Perhaps you won't trust this forum that much. 
> 
> If you say that the causes are all external to you, I have to comment that 
> there is not a dividing line between ED and Mayka. 
> 
> For the record, I found your use of the word "restrained" to described Bill's 
> right speech to make me think you were being sly, and your reply to Mayka to 
> definitely communicate negative emotional content. 
> 
> Thanks,
> Chris Austin-Lane, who definitely is more likely to post here when upset than 
> when not upset 
> Sent from a cell phone
> 
> On Nov 17, 2010, at 6:25, "ED" <seacrofter...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Mayka:
>> Is it mama patting Billy on the head for being a good boy?
>> Or is it a product of the fecal finger-pointing Judeo-Christian tradition?
>> Or is it the historical Spanish inquisitorial spirit rearing its ugly head?
>> Or is it something else?
>> --ED
>>  
>> --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Maria Lopez <flordel...@...> wrote:
>> >
>> > Bill:
>> >  
>> > You would have been in your right not to give a reply to malicious 
>> > posting.  
>> >  
>> > Mayka
>> 
>>  
>> > Ed and Kristy,
>> > 
>> > I didn't mean to be overly restrained. I can only give you my impressions 
>> > of them before they became Dharma successors and were just two of a group 
>> > of monks and students at the center - albeit 2 of the most senior and 
>> > seemingly advanced students. I will say that I was always more comfortable 
>> > with Bernie then Gempo. Gempo just seemed a little less approachable, but 
>> > I've always just wrote that off as just a personality mismatch.
>> > 
>> > ...Bill!
>> 
>>  
>> > Ed,
>> > 
>> > Well then, it seems we all are "underwhelmed" by Gempo...k
>> 
>>  
>> > Kristy,
>> > 
>> > My (slight) interest in Gempo was aroused by your mention of him.
>> > 
>> > Bill has been restrained in his speech about his dharma brothers.
>> > 
>> > --ED
>>  
> 
> 
> 
> 

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