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  • ctecvie
    Hi Jonathan, I received one or two too - of the same kind it seems. I just deleted and forgot them. Take care, Ingrid
    Message 1 of 16 , Jan 5, 2010
      Hi Jonathan,

      I received one or two too - of the same kind it seems. I just deleted and forgot them.

      Take care,

      --- In EckankarSurvivorsAnonymous@yahoogroups.com, "jonathanjohns96" <jonathanjohns96@...> wrote:
      > Etznab,
      > I've thought it over and I have decided that I am not really comfortable forwarding pornographic spam to anyone, no matter the format or whatever. So I hope you understand.
      > I'm sure this type of spam occurs all the time on the Internet and on Yahoo's message boards, and Yahoo would need an army of investigators to research it all. So I am going to just move forward.
      > Jonathan
      > --- In EckankarSurvivorsAnonymous@yahoogroups.com, etznab@ wrote:
      > >
      > > I couldn't view the attachment file. Something about
      > > an error on the Yahoo server.
      > >
      > > Still catching up on e-mails (have more to read) but,
      > > if someone hasn't already, could I get a text version
      > > of the e-mail either publicly or privately?
      > >
      > > Etznab
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: jonathanjohns96 <jonathanjohns96@>
      > > To: EckankarSurvivorsAnonymous@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Thu, Dec 31, 2009 7:25 pm
      > > Subject: [EckankarSurvivorsAnonymous] Re: I received two unwanted
      > > emails, one was threatening
      > >
      > >  
      > > I just noticed that I used my real first name. That's OK because I plan
      > > on posting my Diary of my inner experiences on the Internet and I was
      > > going to use my first name.
      > >
      > > Also, I am going to use this unwanted and threatening email to motivate
      > > me to go back through my posts on ESA and write a short ebook entitled
      > > something like "Why I left Eckankar: A personal story." I'll post it on
      > > the Internet as a free PDF.
      > >
      > > By the way people can continbue to address me as Jonathan. I'll use my
      > > real name in the records of my Diary.
      > >
      > > --- In EckankarSurvivorsAnonymous@yahoogroups.com, Jonathan Johns
      > > jonathanjohns96@ wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I had no idea my email was going to be posted on the message
      > > board. But since it did get posted, I maight as well post a more
      > > detailed version of the email addresses. The first one (sent on the
      > > 9th) was the one that threatened me with sexual violence.
      > > >  
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- On Fri, 1/1/10, Jonathan Johns jonathanjohns96@
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > From: Jonathan Johns jonathanjohns96@
      > > > Subject: [EckankarSurvivorsAnonymous] I received two unwanted
      > > emails, one was threatening
      > > > To: EckankarSurvivorsAnonymous@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Date: Friday, January 1, 2010, 1:01 AM
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >  
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Prometheus,
      > > >  
      > > > I recently received two unwanted emails, one was threatening. They
      > > were mailed on Dec 9 and Dec 10. They were a follow-up to one on my
      > > posts on ESA. I read them for the first time around Dec 24.
      > > >  
      > > > What, if anything, should I do about it?
      > > >  
      > > > Alan
      > > >  
      > > >  
      > > >
      > >
    • prometheus_973
      In Part 1 Klemp suggests that coffee is bad for ECKists health due to the caffeine. However he never mentions the caffeine in tea. Also, on the news today,
      Message 2 of 16 , Jan 6, 2010
        In Part 1 Klemp suggests that "coffee"
        is bad for ECKists' health due to the
        caffeine. However he never mentions
        the caffeine in tea. Also, on the news
        today, I heard that a study was done
        that showed that Coffee and Tea may
        ward off Diabetes. Plus, one can always
        drink decaf!

        In the next story below Klemp is complaining
        about his mother making him drink his
        milk which had cream in it. Thus when
        her back was turned he would pour it
        back into the pitcher and mislead her
        into thinking he drank it. Today, he stills
        thinks that this was not a lie and that
        "stretching the truth" was/is okay. Also,
        milk in those days, and on the farm,
        did not have Vitamin-D added, thus,
        HK came down with rickets, although,
        no one else in his family did.

        BTW-Another reason why many people
        today don't have a Vitamin-D deficiency
        is due to Starbucks since they put a lot
        of Vitamin-D enriched milk into their
        products. Thus, another reason why coffee
        can be good for the health. Also, in the
        Middle East coffee is drank in order to
        protect oneself from heat stroke. Therefore,
        once again Klemp misses the mark and
        has taken a narrow-minded and one
        dimensional approach to the topic of "health."


        prometheus wrote:
        > Hello All,
        > The following is a recollection about
        > Klemp's youth on the farm, and the
        > conclusion of his "health hints". However,
        > there is some Golden-Tongued Wisdom
        > found here. One of these is when he
        > says to his mother, "My glass is empty!"
        > Harry admits that he was "stretching
        > the truth" which he claims was/is okay.
        > Thus, his glass was not just "half-empty"
        > it was/is all "empty." Klemp, today, seems
        > to think that it was just fine learning to
        > trick his Mother by lying (stretching the
        > truth), and to demonstrate deviant behaviour
        > (pouring the milk back into the pitcher).
        > Boys will be boys, they say.
        > HK: "When I was a boy, there was nowhere
        > near the amount of nutritional information
        > so readily available today. My older brother,
        > Duane, suffered a greatly swollen ear when
        > he was eight or nine. He was a spectacle
        > when he arrived at school. Our family doctor
        > gave him a shot of penicillin, and his ear soon
        > shrank to normal size.
        > In looking back, I suspect that Duane had
        > a sensitivity to dairy products, for he often
        > had earaches. BUT ours was a dairy farm;
        > milk and cheese were a mainstay at mealtimes."
        > ME: Well, that's possible. However, the problem
        > Duane had could be from other causes too.
        > Klemp is speculating on this, but food allergies
        > are often overlooked even today. Duane did,
        > years later, die of Cancer. I wonder why the
        > Mahanta has to "suspect" this cause of Duane's
        > problem rather than "know" it to be true when
        > he, supposedly, has the ability to use the ECK-Vidya.
        > HK: "For my part, I would gag at the sight
        > of a single speck of cream on top of my
        > glass of milk. BUT Mother insisted I sit at
        > the breakfast table until the milk was gone.
        > I really tried to drink it, BUT it just refused
        > to go down. she was so insistent about it
        > because I'd had rickets, a bone-deforming
        > disease, a few years earlier, from a vitamin-
        > D deficiency. Our farm milk had no added
        > vitamin D, as did store bought milk. BUT
        > she did not know that.
        > `Drink your milk,' she scolded, "then you
        > can go outside to play!'
        > ME: What Klemp fails to see is that his
        > mother was telling him to "go outside to
        > play" and get his Vitamin-D from the sun!
        > HK: "Mother had a lot to do, so she could
        > not keep an eye on me every second.
        > When she turned her back to wash dishes,
        > I dumped my milk back into the pitcher
        > and announced, `My glass is empty!' And
        > that was the solemn truth. Our parents
        > taught us not to lie, BUT stretching the
        > truth was another matter."
        > ME: Stretching the truth was another matter
        > for Twitchell too! Let's face it, Klemp's behaviour
        > was devious! I never would have done that
        > and never stretched the truth until I became
        > a teenager. I, too, had a problem with specks
        > of cream in my glasses of milk as well. We
        > had a milkman deliver ours from their dairy.
        > I would take a spoon and gather the specks
        > of cream up in it and then wipe the cream off
        > on a napkin.
        > HK: "However, I loved cheese. So I lifted
        > a stack of slices from the cheese plate
        > and put them on my dinner plate. Then
        > I would return for a second and a third
        > helping, to the utter amazement of my
        > parents. The younger and the more it
        > squeaked, the better. I certainly had no
        > food sensitivity to cheese then, although
        > I do now."
        > ME: It's no wonder that Klemp has a
        > food allergy to cheese today since he
        > ate so much as a youth. Maybe HK did,
        > after all, have an slight allergy to cheese
        > way back then since his brother had an
        > allergy to milk. Of course, we've all heard
        > this "cheesy" story before. Klemp has
        > told it often. I remember a Seminar, years
        > ago, where he told us about this. Isn't
        > this a waste of paper, time, and members'
        > money?
        > HK: "Maybe you will find HINTS in this
        > letter so you may achieve better health
        > for you and your family. I trust you will.
        > Again, good health is an aid to spiritual
        > unfoldment." [end]
        > ME: I thought that "INITIATIONS" were
        > `an aid to spiritual unfoldment.' Where
        > are these? Klemp is side-stepping the
        > real issue and gives nothing! We've seen
        > or experienced this advice (hints) before.
        > Prometheus
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