11582Re: Nekkid Instigation/Political entry
- Nov 4, 2003--- In email@example.com, "Gene Poole"
> > Feel free to add your own multiple choice answers.Hmm... devi-ants...
> After I broke out of the Matrix,
> I saw, with astonishing clarity,
> that the entire point of 'taboo'
> in society, is simply and purely
> One primary means of control, is
> the threat of being ostracized
> socially... of being banished, of
> being seen as 'not as good as she
> should be'... it is this threat, which
> is so full of fear, which keeps people
> in their boxes... with boundaries defined
> thousands of years ago, and enforced by
> pain, burning at the stake, torture, and death.
> A taboo may be meaningless in reality, but
> those who violate them, are red-flagged as
> deviants; and those who wish to take a stand
> 'on the moral high ground' will speak and act
> against taboo-breakers... the punishment is not
> only inevitable, but mandatory as well...
> We are seeing here, in this example, the nakedlyHmm... devi-ation...
> political nature of the popularity/power contests
> which these lists are rife with. The one who speaks
> out first and loudest against 'deviation' is the one who
> is trying to attain the topmost position in this little society.
Could this be the universe calling out to devi to
fulfill the promise of her spiritual name? Yep,
just another instance of 'you buy your ticket,
you take your chances...'
> Nonetheless, we can expect that the 'enforcers' (agents!)Only another metaphor...
> which appear among us, at the drop of a cue, will continue
> to enact their robotic scripts of disapproval, punishment
> and execution of 'deviants'. The gossip-train never stops!
> > Seems that, when it comes to expounding on nonduality,
> > that every other topic is fair game...
> > donuts, incense, photography, painting, hiking,
> > dogs and other animals, martial arts, physics,
> > psychology, yoga/meditation, love and loss, gender,
> > wisdom at the Waffle House, gardening, the creative
> > process from poetry to parenting, metaphor after metaphor,
> > on and on...
> > So, why not sex?
> Right. Of course. But what is sex???
> > Would you cut one square from the quilt,I am so covered with black marks, I sometimes
> > calling it inappropriate?
> > It seems, that inappropriate is merely...
> > what you make it.
> > It is interesting to note the areas of one's life
> > that one distinguishes as being 'not appropriate'...
> > why are these areas not appropriate, and in what context?
> > It reminds me of a baby shower I attended a week or so ago,
> > to honor my husband's brother and our sister-in-law, and
> > the imminent coming of their child. This shower was held
> > in one of the bastions of Southern propriety. It was
> > fabulous entertainment to see what aspects of childbirth
> > and rearing that group of folks chose to view and veil.
> > I have become so used to navigating among a group of people
> > who are entirely frank about the body, the gore, the pain,
> > the parts, the inputs and outputs. It is always something
> > of a shock to find myself ostracized when I carry that
> > frankness into distant polite companies... such as at the
> > shower, when I made the 'mistake' of mentioning the color
> > of poison ivy scabs (green) and wound up silencing a roomful
> > of people who stared in offense.
> Heh heh... yet another black mark for Nina!
can't pass for a skinny white girl. Hmph.
> > It is that way with sex, as well. It is either not mentioned,Come again?
> > or mentioned in veiled ways, through jokes or euphemisms.
> > What would it look like to have as frank a relationship
> > with one's sexuality, as one might have with one's personality
> > tendencies? There is nothing innapropriate to be found, then.
> True... although, there is bad timing.
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