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Re: Meditation Tip #10

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  • satkartar7
    ... elaborate on the above line please
    Message 1 of 8 , Aug 6, 2003
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      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Belyea" <jeff@s...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > Where do those feelings of desire, hate and impatience go when they
      > > are ousted by contendedness, love and patience? I suppose it's all in
      > > how you look at it, but if we're still playing for points on the
      > > karma scale, or the need to feel peace, love and happiness all the
      > > time, time, time, then aren't we really still at square one?
      > >
      > > It's like a civil uprising, let's say, a regime change: where does
      > > that regime go when it is abruptly removed by another regime?
      > > Underground, where it can plan the next uprising. An alternate is to
      > > think of managing one's feelings as a supreme act of self-diplomacy.
      > >
      > > I think the compassion Gene proposes is not the 'this for that'
      > > compassion of supplanting uncomfortable feelings with comfy new ones,
      > > but the compassion that sees those uncomfortable feelings for what
      > > they are, and even, what positive contributions they make. Of course,
      > > Gene is welcome to correct me on my assumptions.
      >
      > Hello, Nina -
      >
      > Bruce Morgen (who, of course,
      > can speak for himself) puts
      > this thought succinctly when
      > he speaks of the inevitable
      > return (rise) of the ego after
      > the coup d'etat and whether


      > it will return as slave or master.


      elaborate on the above line please



      >
      > Best, Jeff
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Nina
    • Nina
      ... Hi, Jeff, it seems that treating the ego as either slave or master is setting the stage for uprising . It takes many resources to effectively oppress
      Message 2 of 8 , Aug 6, 2003
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        --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Belyea"
        <jeff@s...> wrote:
        > Hello, Nina -
        >
        > Bruce Morgen (who, of course,
        > can speak for himself) puts
        > this thought succinctly when
        > he speaks of the inevitable
        > return (rise) of the ego after
        > the coup d'etat and whether
        > it will return as slave or master.
        >
        > Best, Jeff

        Hi, Jeff, it seems that treating
        the ego as either slave or master
        is setting the stage for 'uprising'.
        It takes many resources to effectively
        oppress slaves.

        Nina
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