lightening up non-segue-itor Re: Maximum Headroom
> > No matter how much an unenlightenedwhat a great idea Nina
> > person attempts to come up with the
> > perfect "unanswerable question" to
> > place before an enlightened person,
> > all their badgering will fail.
> > Not because the guru or the enlightened
> > person is necessarily more clever or
> > intelligent, but because no matter how
> > many words are exchanged, an unenlightened
> > person cannot understand enlightenment,
> > and their concepts of it are mere shadows.
> > The con game is not the guru game. The
> > con game is the shallow mis-interpretation
> > of Advaita, presented by the host of
> > "popcorn farts" who show up to smugly
> > find the flaw and spout their transparent
> > "wisdom" that there is no such thing as
> > enlightenment, or that we are all already
> > enlightened and there is nothing to do.
> > Enjoying life,
> > Enjoying enlightenment
> > Unshakable, unmistakable,
> > Jeff
> Hi, Jeff,
> Your 'unshakability' segued me into something completely different...
> The Great Smokies Diagnostic Lab is currently collecting panels for a
> female hormone study. (Any woman interested check out www.gsdl.com -
> this is particularly great for healthy young women around age 25 who
> would like to get a baseline hormone panel for comparison during
> Perhaps we ought to talk GSDL into doing a hormone survey of
> enlightened folks. If they find a pattern, they could produce the
> hormone therapy for folks who wish to be unshakable.
> Ah, speaking of unshakable, I know a woman who used to check her car
> oil every time she got a period. Well, one day she noticed her car
> was not running smoothly at all. Then it dawned on her - she hadn't
> had a period in a while (she was through menopause) and so hadn't
> checked her oil. At any rate, she says she's feeling quite unshakable
> these days - one of the blessings of not having monthly hormonal
> shaken, not stirred,
> P.S. Intellect is not affected by hormones. LOL.
> P.P.S. I have the perfect unanswerable question, I'm just having a
> hard time finding words for it. tee hee
> P.P.P.S. You would like the This American Life show called "Pray".
> The reporter travels to Colorado Springs where Christians have begun
> praying for their city. She is told that there is no way that the
> outside world (ie non-Christians) will possibly understand what is
> going on in Colorado Springs, for very much the same reasons you gave
> for an unenlightened person not being able to understand an
> enlightened person's viewpoint. The reporter, under great sneaky
> psychiatric leverage, eventually came to wonder whether she should
> convert to Christianity. Go to www.thislife.org and look for "Our
> Favorites" in the archives. Then, look for the program called "Pray".
> P.P.P.P.S. My popcorn farts smell like roses.
> P.P.P.P.P.S. Jeff, you worry too much.
> P.P.P.P.P.P.S. So, the Christians in Colorado Springs were obsessed
> with good and evil. They were fighting the good fight, for God, for
> everyone's souls. They were canvasing the neighborhoods with prayer
> walks. There were some Christians who had heightened senses of evil
> in urban space. They would drop into prayer when they came across
> traces of evil spirits. Right there, on the streets. Goodness!
> P.P.P.P.P.P.P.S. I can dig this, after having spent many months
> documenting psychological turbulance in Vienna. What it boils down
> to, though, is that the psychological turbulence doesn't exist
> without the one who is documenting it. I wonder, could the same be
> said of enlightenment? Oh! Another rose-scented popcorn fart?!
> P.P.P.P.P.P.P.P.P.S. Transparent wisdom. I like that one... it made
> me laugh. Tee hee! I'll be sure to use that one on my husband
> sometime. "Hey, honey, your opinion is only transparent wisdom."
> That's a little like telling a non-Christian they are deluded and
> can't possibly understand... keeping the other going so you have
> something to fight for. Oh! The room smells so sweet!