17171Re: About this group and posting about Youtube URL's
- May 15, 2010OK. Signing off.
--- In email@example.com, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@...> wrote:
> "Papajeff" <jeff@> wrote:
> > Bob,
> > You 'read' of the posting
> > of my link to the video is
> > stunning to me. You read
> > it as pridefully strutting
> > my own personal spiritual
> > achievements "instead" of
> > encouraging seekers to press
> > on when they come to the point
> > where the ego's guardians of
> > fear and doubt so often
> > turn them back.
> > To me, the purpose of relating
> > my story is that is presents
> > a "live" person speaking to
> > the wiles of the ego and
> > the incredible potential we
> > have to experience profound
> > peace of mind - and end the
> > suffering.
> > With Love.
> > Jeff
> Yo Papajeff,
> Not necessarily me, and in any case, it definitely
> is not just me Papajeff, that sees your repeatedly
> telling the same story (your "own personal spiritual
> achievements") as something not found in others who
> know but don't say they know, and do see it in those
> who don't know and say they do.
> You have heard this many times before on other forums.
> Recently I have received emails questioning me as to why
> I allow it, and I have had to talk people out of dropping
> out of the group over this issue.
> I have responded that I see great potential benefit
> in what you write and how you write, but as other
> people have pointed out, it may be 100% unneeded to tell
> "your story" if you really just want to share. So, you're
> not just being a ""live" person speaking to the wiles
> of the ego"; to some, you also appear to be "selling
> your Enlightenment", and this doesn't just distract from
> the rest of the message ("the incredible potential
> we have to experience profound peace of mind - and
> end the suffering.") It has the potential to negate it.
> What I'd suggest is that if you have something to
> post here that can be communicated without personal
> reference that will help others, please do it.
> And if you want people to hear your own story,
> they can certainly find it on your own group and
> in your own writings elsewhere.
> Perhaps by posting and then putting the URL's that
> point to "your story" at the bottom of the post, all
> of this group's and your own objectives may be met.
> I wish you well, and hope that your being "stunned"
> is not anything that takes your peace away in any way.
> Peace and blessings,
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@> wrote:
> > >
> > > When I go to Youtube and search Swami Satchidananda,
> > > the Dalai Lama, and a few others, I find dozens of videos
> > > about consciousness, inner peace, yoga, meditation,
> > > how to be happy, etc. In them, I don't see them talking
> > > about their own "Enlightenment" or their "Enlightenment
> > > experience". They never seem to talk about anything
> > > that doesn't diminish others suffering and instead points
> > > to their own personal spiritual achievements. So I conclude
> > > that they are simply vehicles for higher energy and
> > > wisdom to flow through, and that they personally have no
> > > agenda other than sharing selflessly for the good of all
> > > of us.
> > >
> > > As the moderator of this forum, and to respond to recent
> > > emails criticizing some posts, I think that these kinds
> > > of videos are well worth pointing to relative to what
> > > I think this forum should be used for...IE: Sharing
> > > things help people evolve in consciousness and lead
> > > towards living happily ever after.
> > >
> > > Maybe this isn't a fair or accurate conclusion, but I agree
> > > that there needs to be some criteria for what gets posted
> > > here and as moderator that task falls on me. In the past
> > > I have found it necessary to not allow some posts
> > > that I thought were inappropriate. These included
> > > ones pointing to cult sites, ads aimed at selling things,
> > > ones aimed at putting down other posters, etc. So, for
> > > the past year or so I have put all new members on
> > > moderation and have deleted posts from current members
> > > that had no value except toward furthering the
> > > personal gain (egotistically or materially) of the people
> > > who posted them.
> > >
> > > Another plague that has hit other groups is that people
> > > post URL's that lead to viruses. So, what I am asking
> > > for is to please be considerate and avoid posting for
> > > ego's sake or to exploit or to be hurtful or harmful
> > > to others.
> > >
> > > Whattayathink?
> > >
> > > Peace blessings,
> > > Bob
> > >
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