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Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion HOLD YOUR BREATH - French Election in the group WAR & PEACE
"Liberalism has only been in the ascendancy, albeit meteorically, since the USSR collapse just over a generation ago.  It has held power with reliance on empty slogans that have somehow and to me very oddly captivated bourgeois sentiment-…"
Thursday
Robert McCarthy replied to Susthama Kim's discussion CELEBRATING KIM IL SUNG'S ANNIVERSARY in the group WAR & PEACE
"It is easier to view North Korea as one homogenous and vast military bureaucracy than to view the global culture in the same light. Our refuge in government is refuge in military bureaucracy; we are generally saved from seeing the consequences too…"
Apr 16
Robert McCarthy replied to Susthama Kim's discussion CELEBRATING KIM IL SUNG'S ANNIVERSARY in the group WAR & PEACE
"Judging by the number of cruise missiles that were successfully destroyed in the Syrian attack I expect that even if North Korea as nuclear weapons and a method of delivery that these would be destroyed in the many thousands of kilometres to the USA…"
Apr 15
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion ALL BACKTO NORMAL NOW IN WASHINGTON in the group WAR & PEACE
"It is rather karmic to promise a revolution to the angry, the disillusioned, to  the white supremacy mob; and use the power gained to further cement the status quo. I talked in an earlier post about directing hatred.  Seems Trump has…"
Apr 13
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion SYRIA: DO I SMELL A RAT? in the group WAR & PEACE
"Directing hatred is the essential element of a thriving western democracy.  This is the most cohesive state of capitalism. Trump won the election by very clever directing of hatred, he outsmarted all opposition. Racism, sexism, homophobia,…"
Apr 11
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion SYRIA: DO I SMELL A RAT? in the group WAR & PEACE
"Very ominous indeed.  The first question you posit David nails this.  Assad surely wants the Russian involvement in his country but has nothing to gain by giving the US an excuse to bomb at will and destroy the government. The media so…"
Apr 8
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion WHY NO INFLATION? in the group WAR & PEACE
"The situation is very confusing for sure.  There is a group of economists who insist this is a period of deflation and this is evident in many commodities. Then there is this understanding that inflation brings rising interest rates and thus…"
Apr 7
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion HOW TO MAKE ENEMIES & ANNOY PEOPLE in the group WAR & PEACE
"I believe we can all begin this journey of trying to make a difference Jimena by engaging wherever the opportunity to challenge this avidya we are seeing opens to us. We can start within friendships and expand from there. Passion quickly…"
Mar 6
Robert McCarthy liked David Brazier's discussion WHY POLITICAL & ECONOMIC NEWS IS OFTEN MISLEADING
Mar 5
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion HOW TO MAKE ENEMIES & ANNOY PEOPLE in the group WAR & PEACE
"As I was reading your post David I felt all your were saying was also fairly much a plan for the Trump government.  I thought I would reflect further but the next essay I came across is one from Paul Krugman of the New York Times detailing this…"
Feb 11
Robert McCarthy liked David Brazier's discussion EUROPE WILL FIGHT BACK
Feb 1
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion NOW TAKE YOUR PARTNERS, PLEASE, FOR THE NEXT DANCE in the group WAR & PEACE
"Picking up an earlier comment you made David, I am astonished at the lack of noticing that things economic, political, social and ecological all hang by the barest of threads yet people continue to take refuge in them. We are in end times I very…"
Feb 1
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion NOW TAKE YOUR PARTNERS, PLEASE, FOR THE NEXT DANCE in the group WAR & PEACE
"My major concern regarding any future projections of where we may end up is held by my understanding that it is highly likely we have entered this runaway greenhouse and by the understanding of science that we are in very advanced mass extinction of…"
Jan 30
Robert McCarthy liked David Brazier's discussion "EXTREME VETTING" - euphemism of the week
Jan 29
Robert McCarthy liked David Brazier's discussion NEW REGIME IN AMERICA ~ What is on the way?
Jan 21
Robert McCarthy liked David Brazier's discussion THURSDAY 19 Jan ~ Tarts & Mantras
Jan 20

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Have you visited Eleusis?
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Tell us about yourself - at least 30 words
I live in Melbourne Australia. Just now I am trying to work out how to live between here, Amida Sanghas and also with family in Thailand.
Is your primary interest...
Attending courses, Join Staff Team, Develop the Buildings, Group Retreats, Support in your own part of the world
Other information / things you can offer
massage,have built a mud brick house,

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At 11:18 on December 5, 2015, David Brazier said…

Hi Rob. Warm wishes from us in Malvern. Namo Amida Bu.

At 10:26 on November 21, 2012, Cécile Le Clercq said…

Dear Rob, how nice to hear from you ! love the picture of the man on the beach... I too hope to see you at Eleusis next summer, take care, cécile

At 8:08 on November 21, 2012, Michael Brazier said…
Hi Robert, that sounds really interesting. Looking forward to swapping skills/experiences down there when the project starts.
 
 
 

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Medicine Buddha

Posted by Satya Robyn on April 24, 2017 at 13:57 0 Comments

Colleague Buddhists - I'm getting to know Medicine Buddha as I haven't met him before and he's come into my life at just the right time.

Anything you'd be willing to share about your personal relationship with him / stories/ facts / books etc. I'd be very grateful. Deep bow.

Two Songs

Posted by Andrew Ralph Cheffings on April 12, 2017 at 21:28 4 Comments

Wrong

I am about to do, or have already done, something wrong,

Which will cause me to be responsible for something terrible.

How can I prevent this from happening, or undo what is already done?

I even feel responsible for others' atrocities I don't even know.

Lamb

There are accidents,

There are mistakes,

And there is deliberately doing wrong.

Why do I feel responsible for others'…

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Continue, Improve, Practice and Try.

Posted by Adam Dunsby on March 29, 2017 at 14:27 0 Comments

 

The last three steps of the twelve step program are commonly known as the ''maintenance…

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