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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: ATTENTION
vertical line Posted on Jun.04.2008 @ 08:43AM EDT by glorymind

Nothing more imprisoning than a mind under scrutiny.

Shayne around?


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Jun.04.2008
08:48AM EDT 
vertical line CLANG!
Yeah, he's helping you maintain the continuity of your knowledge.
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Reply from Lionel
Jun.04.2008
10:35AM EDT 
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vertical line Is attention another word of mindfulness & or bare choiceless awareness?
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Reply from shayne
Jun.04.2008
10:36AM EDT 
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vertical line attention is awareness to a point. we focus on something.
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Reply from ______
Jun.04.2008
02:54PM EDT 
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Who is the one being choicelessly aware?  Who is the one focusing?  Who is the one with the attention?
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Reply from Snibbler
Jun.04.2008
07:41PM EDT 
vertical line God damn, ok, ok, its Rustic! Yeayh, whoo, happy now?
Jises...
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Reply from shayne
Jun.04.2008
09:17PM EDT 
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vertical line sometimes attention. sometimes not.
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Reply from shayne
Jun.04.2008
10:48PM EDT 
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sometimes were focused on something. sometimes we are not.

awareness is the main stay though.

that which is aware regardless.

all this talk of who is aware and thats not true is dumb.

afterall the attention is the self to a point.

awareness to a point.

sometimes is good to have a keen attention.

other times its ok to relax the attention.

furthermore......no self....no i.....this is retarded.

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Jun.05.2008
02:52AM EDT 
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Quote: "CLANG!
 
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hahaha

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Reply from ______
Jun.05.2008
08:37AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "

sometimes were focused on something. sometimes we are not.

awareness is the main stay though.

that which is aware regardless.

all this talk of who is aware and thats not true is dumb.

afterall the attention is the self to a point.

awareness to a point.

sometimes is good to have a keen attention.

other times its ok to relax the attention.

furthermore......no self....no i.....this is retarded.

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Clarification:

A clarifying of your thoughts
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Saturated Fat
Interesting
Interesterified Fat
Stearic Acid
On truth teevee
To keep mum dumb
Fat serum

CLASH!

nnnnmmmph


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Reply from shayne
Jun.05.2008
10:52AM EDT 
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vertical line ummmmmmmmmm.............retards.
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Reply from ______
Jun.05.2008
11:49AM EDT 
vertical line Ok, I'm charging you mind-rent/mind-tax incorporated. According to the records, your account is seriously in arrears. What are your proposals for clearing this debt?
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Jun.05.2008
06:26PM EDT 
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vertical line haha. ill pay it with my credit card which is already overdrafted.
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Jun.06.2008
08:48AM EDT 
vertical line Ok, so I've repossessed your mind.
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Jun.06.2008
10:31AM EDT 
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vertical line hahaha....i quess.
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Jun.06.2008
12:49PM EDT 
vertical line It's a poor mind. 
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Jun.06.2008
11:46PM EDT 
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vertical line oh ok......whatever.
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Reply from ______
Jun.07.2008
07:41AM EDT 
vertical line So are you the (your) mind or are you something else tinkering with your mind? Is it your mind creating, observing and controlling its (your?) thoughts or is it that something else doing it?  


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Jun.07.2008
08:16AM EDT 
vertical line Don't bother answering that.  Forget the mind and who-what it belongs to; forget trying to work out whether the mind is running the attention or the attention is conducting the mind; forget trying to find the indefinable 'something' which could be orchestrating the conducter; forget everything I said because (ready for this?) - you is your thoughts. 


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Jun.07.2008
08:23AM EDT 
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you is the thoughts...haha. no crapola. its PART of who we are.

their is an attention though,

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Jun.07.2008
08:26AM EDT 
vertical line You is your thoughts.
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Jun.07.2008
08:26AM EDT 
vertical line My tongue wants to say awareness, my brain wants to say presence. But that would be thought crime thou..
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Jun.07.2008
08:29AM EDT 
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Quote: "You is your thoughts."
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you already said that mr.crazy pants.

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Jun.07.2008
08:30AM EDT 
vertical line See, you is your thoughts.  Now you have another to game of recognition and naming to play with.
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Jun.07.2008
08:31AM EDT 
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vertical line i do? too bad i already knew that.
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Jun.07.2008
08:32AM EDT 
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vertical line too bad thier is an attention.
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Jun.07.2008
08:32AM EDT 
vertical line You did? Congratulations. 
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Jun.07.2008
08:33AM EDT 
vertical line If there's an attention, where's yours?
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Jun.07.2008
08:34AM EDT 
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ok. congradulations are not in order.

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Jun.07.2008
08:35AM EDT 
vertical line Come on, if you can't show it to me then at least tell me where it is.
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Jun.07.2008
08:36AM EDT 
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your deluded rustic. of course we all have an attention.

deluded rustic your.

lededd struci uyro.

their.

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Reply from ______
Jun.07.2008
08:37AM EDT 
vertical line 'bye
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Reply from Snibbler
Jun.07.2008
08:43AM EDT 
vertical line One for you, and one for you.

Now, let the ranting commence!:)
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Jun.07.2008
08:44AM EDT 
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Quote: "'bye"
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dont go away mad....just go away.

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Jun.07.2008
08:45AM EDT 
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Jun.07.2008
08:50AM EDT 
vertical line I haven't gone anywhere. I waved 'bye to your attention - it's just another idea.
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Jun.07.2008
08:52AM EDT 
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im sorry to say the attention is NOT an idea.

you suffer from attention deficit disorder.

you sffeur form aentitton dfcieit dsiforer.

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Jun.07.2008
08:55AM EDT 
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dsiforer.........forgot to pay attention to the extra d.

hahahahaha.

ah ah ah ah.

RUSTIC

RSIUTC

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Jun.07.2008
08:56AM EDT 
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vertical line BANG!
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Jun.07.2008
08:59AM EDT 
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OBVIOUSLY your gonna DENY the obvious.

and whats the POINT of going over the same thing again and again.

i know im NOT gonna change my mind.

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Jun.07.2008
09:00AM EDT 
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vertical line its not imprisoning glorymind. im free. free to look in any direction i dare too.
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Reply from Woodsman
Jun.07.2008
03:12PM EDT 
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vertical line And he'll like it, love it too, like God.
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Jun.07.2008
05:45PM EDT 
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nah johny.

i dont love god except in the form of me calling reality god.

i think jesus was an ok guy.

but i also think guatama was too.

your correct in the fact we treat the earth the way we treated jesus.

both with disrespect.

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Jun.07.2008
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vertical line Prepare to be saved. Then the baptism, without water though, you are already full of that.

It is not what you desire.
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