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Re: [Meditation Society of America] Contented cows

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  • Gwyn Plaine
    My weapon of choice for that particular illness is something with a lot of MSG and ibuprofen...
    Message 1 of 24 , Oct 10, 2008
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      My weapon of choice for that particular illness is something with a
      lot of MSG and ibuprofen...

      On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 11:52 AM, sean tremblay <bethjams9@...> wrote:
      > Oxygen can be especialy under pressure, the toxic affects can be felt
      > depending on personal tolerence at 30fsw if your breathing pure O2.
      > Otherwise I've found pure oxygen underpressure like in a chamber to be a
      > great cure for the "Irish Flu"
      >
      > --- On Fri, 10/10/08, Gwyn Plaine <gplaine@...> wrote:
      >
      >> From: Gwyn Plaine <gplaine@...>
      >> Subject: Re: [Meditation Society of America] Contented cows
      >> To: meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com
      >> Date: Friday, October 10, 2008, 6:31 AM
      >> It's interesting how strong what is actually a cultural
      >> illusion
      >> actually is, is it not? Intrinsically, there's no
      >> reason that one
      >> can't eat dog, or cat, or monkey, or chicken embryos at
      >> any stage of
      >> development, yet the Westerner shudders at the thought.
      >> Since the SE
      >> Asian will happily eat balut, or something that's still
      >> thrashing, yet
      >> 'we' won't is evidence there is little
      >> objective about the 'distaste'.
      >>
      >> There again, there are some foods we've trained
      >> ourselves to eat. If a
      >> plant as toxic as the Brussel's Sprout was found today,
      >> they'd not be
      >> able to sell it as food. Same with water cress, or the
      >> swede
      >> (rutabaga), or the pepper... The reason children often
      >> 'don't like'
      >> Sprouts is that their body recognises that it's
      >> something that is
      >> toxic, and reacts.
      >>
      >> Having said that, oxygen is technically 'toxic' to
      >> carbon based life forms....
      >>
      >> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 3:14 AM, sean tremblay
      >> <bethjams9@...> wrote:
      >> > You Know Gwyn I have traveled SE Asia and sampled most
      >> everything with an
      >> > open mind and an eagerness to experience my
      >> surroundings but sometimes I
      >> > found I just had to exept the fact that I was foreign
      >> and that was OK to
      >> > pass a few things up without judgment. Like monkey,
      >> fertilized chicken egg,
      >> > and a few other things I found the locals were cool
      >> with that.
      >> > Exception being when the host has really broke the
      >> bank to feed you at that
      >> > point I'd choke anything down.
      >> > (It has not come up yet, but I'd pass on dog, Dogs
      >> are buddies not food, I
      >> > never had a cow buddy)
      >
      >
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