Give 'em hell in that
And fool around with the
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Subject: [Meditation Society of America] Re: Mullah
Nasrudin and the Scholars
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> condition, with a 100% fatality rate?" Prior to the last few years,
> *****Yes, life is a fatal "disease."
> Sometimes I ask my students "What is a sexually-transmitted
> most responded with an answer of "AIDS," but since the cocktails
> seem to be indefinitely prolonging AIDS victims' lives (for those
> that have the money or insurance to afford them; the biggest
> in Africa, clearly don't). That answer doesn't
work too well any
> longer. he
> Once the Mulla was invited to dinner by a group of scholars. When
> arrived, he found the other guests in a heated debate
> destiny vs. free will.the argument seemed endless, the Mulla was getting
> As time went by and
> hungrier by the
minute; The aroma from the kitchen became unbearable.
> stood up and said "If I prove beyond a shadow of doubt that
> man is
predestined, can we then begin our dinner?"
> about woman? Does she escape predestination? :-))))
> At this, the rest fell silent.
> with absolute certainty, that every
> The Mulla then said "I can say,
> man present here today is
predestined to die."
> experience of mortality. *That's* where the rubber meets the road!
> Dinner was promptly served.
> *****Ahhh but was it enjoyed post the message? :-)))
> Take it from one who is currently "on the edge," all this babbling
> about meditation, spirituality, awakening, etc. is all cerebral (and
> will get you just so far) until one comes face-to-face (in a foxhole,
> a burning building, a cancer ward) with the thought and direct
> ~andy (back for a brief visit)