12660[Meditation Society of America] Re: Pallavi's question/shape the hell up
- Feb 2, 2004--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jason Fishman
> Gene Poole <gene_poole@q...> wrote:
> It appears to me that this powerpoint file was
> NOT created by a 12YO girl, although one may
> have been involved in its production.
> ___ Not very relevant, either way who the author was/is or the
>that seems to be a pretty predictable way as well.
> I agree with Nina and Bruce's assessment; and
> although some discussion has been forthcoming,
> my suggestion is that yes, the thing is definitely
> manipulative and yes, it does assume that there is
> already a context within the 'reader' which will be
> prompted to react in a certain predictable way, as
> has Jason.
> ___ I suppose I could have easily discarded it with the junk mail,
>only a child that suffers at the hands of the haves greedy fingers.
> Babies? Puppies? Kittens?
> Dead babies? Where are the
> dead puppies and dead kittens?
> ___ Death isn't at odds here, nor is it being presented that it's
The suffering of animals is fairly relevent as well, but since we
have no real, put forth ability to reduce this long time standing of
suffering people (at the hands of haves), we'd be hard pressed to
reduce the suffering scenerio of animals as well. This presentation
just happened to be from a supposed 12 year old (I have an eleven
year old that has done some similar presentations quite on his own.)
*v* That's a good point, Jason. It's actually very typical
of that age group as their creative efforts are often
directed to emotional areas of life. The concrete is being
expanded to the abstract and the area of compassion for
others is being explored.
Presentation from adults describe similar situations and a need for
help in those areas. If all this is so well known and typical, then
the answer should be pretty typical and well known as well.
Apparently belaboring intent is the answer? HaHa.
> Peace and Love
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