16637Re: [Meditation Society of America] Re: The 100th Human - Sneak previews of The Enlightened Healer Symposium
- Jun 2, 2009Yes, what goes for potato washing
also goes for tool wielding --
including weaponry. The first
primate to knock out a rival with
a hefty stick or stone was "one
in a hundred" too. Sorry to rain
on such a pleasant parade, guys,
but Sean's observation is correct
and cogent -- humanity is just as
likely to be destroyed as saved
by "monkey see, monkey do."
sean tremblay wrote:
> sometimes those monkeys learn to do some fucked up shit
> --- On *Tue, 6/2/09, Jeff Belyea /<jeff@...>/* wrote:
> From: Jeff Belyea <jeff@...>
> Subject: [Meditation Society of America] Re: The 100th Human -
> Sneak previews of The Enlightened Healer Symposium
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2009, 6:55 PM
> Thanks for posting this. In the
> radio interview mentioned in the
> post, at about 25 minutes, we
> talk about the Meditation Society
> of America and your work in bringing
> meditation to the classroom.
> One Love,
> --- In meditationsocietyof america@yahoogro ups.com
> medit8ionsociety <no_reply@.. .> wrote:
> > This Sunday at First Unity,
> > Temple (that the minister's
> > name, really) spoke about
> > "The 100th Monkey" phenomenon.
> > For those who are not familiar
> > with this (and there are many
> > versions - but all with the
> > same core message), the story
> > goes like this:
> > Scientists studying the behavior
> > of chimpanzee's on a couple
> > of small islands off Japan
> > would toss sweet potatoes on
> > the sand to attract the monkeys
> > (some stories say that the
> > sweet potatoes were part of
> > their regular diet), so they
> > could watch their behavior -
> > study their culture.
> > One day, one of the monkeys
> > dropped her sweet potato in
> > the water, and liking the
> > sand-free taste, taught others
> > to wash their sweet potatoes.
> > At the point that the 100th
> > monkey washed the sweet potato,
> > the entire culture went through
> > a behavioral transformation, and
> > washing sand off the sweet potato
> > became standard practice...
> > not only on the island where
> > it began, but on the other
> > islands as well.
> > So, its about a paradigm shift
> > in consciousness - when an
> > awakening reaches critical mass,
> > the shift occurs culture-wide.
> > Chris Fenwick, author of the
> > best-selling book, "The 100th Human"
> > took this story of the 100th
> > monkey to a human level. Her
> > fictional book is about the
> > coming transformation in
> > global consciousness that
> > enlightened teachers and
> > awakened masters have been
> > speaking about for centuries
> > (or more).
> > Chris is one of the featured
> > speakers at The Enlightened
> > Healers Symposium coming to
> > St. Petersburg at First Unity
> > Campus in October.
> > If you would like, go to
> > http://www.chris- fenwick.com/ <http://www.chris-fenwick.com/>
> > and click on 'Speak' to find
> > a button 'Interview on BBS
> > Radio with Jeff Belyea", a 1-hour
> > radio program that I hosted,
> > on which we talk about Chris'
> > book...and (as they say in
> > advertising) much, much more.
> > One Love,
> > Jeff
> > www.livingatwow. com
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