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Why we fear an empty mind
« on: July 27, 2011, 08:48:56 AM »

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Re: Why we fear an empty mind
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2011, 10:04:25 AM »
I agree on this text (at least with the core points).
(... and to many of us those words are highly necessary, I guess).
Thx for posting the link!

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Re: Why we fear an empty mind
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2011, 12:17:39 AM »
The article is fluff. We fear an empty mind because our societies have beaten that fear into us. Those who lead fear it's transformational effect. They have good reason.

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Re: Why we fear an empty mind
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2011, 07:25:58 AM »


Those who lead fear it's transformational effect. They have good reason.


The leaders fear the empty mind themselves .... so all this that lead to leaders who beat the fear of empty mind into us, isn't that rather the effect than the source?
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Re: Why we fear an empty mind
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2011, 07:56:21 AM »
Not the empty mind - it's transformational effect. Jesus - murdered, Buddha - probably murdered and suffered more than one attempt on his life.

The transformation of one individual can transform the world. They like to put the lid back on Pandora's box.
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Re: Why we fear an empty mind
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2011, 11:03:12 AM »
H.L.Menckel
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The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos.

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Re: Why we fear an empty mind
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2011, 12:32:07 PM »


Not the empty mind - it's transformational effect.


Outward ... yes.
Inward ... they fear the transformational effect on themselves because they are stuck in "fullness" so deeply that the very thought of empty mind scares them up the trees subconsciously (they are not aware of it, obviously). So they need to play their game of "fullness" (full power, full purse, full mind ect), and this only works when we all play the fullness-game, too. When we take them for serious. When we all join them in their hell. Hence the attempt of endorsing their paranoia on us. And since the transformational effect of empty mind makes us insusceptible for their paranoia, they fear that, too. Without understanding it at all. I don't believe they do anything consciously.

So, that was TMO carljunging the big bosses who are stuck in hell most pityably.

Stefan says: "Metta."

TMO's PS.: ... and they got Janis, Jim, Brian and Jimmy as well!!! (not really kidding, actually)
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