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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: INTELLIGENCE/WISDOM
vertical line Posted on Oct.01.2008 @ 08:50PM EDT by shayne
intelligence and wisdom are not mine to possess.
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Oct.01.2008
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Reply from Woodsman
Oct.01.2008
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vertical line Put some money value on them, and they become worthy of praise, worship, and devotion. 
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Reply from shayne
Oct.01.2008
09:43PM EDT 
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Quote: "Put some money value on them, and they become worthy of praise, worship, and devotion.  "
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huh?

why?

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Oct.01.2008
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vertical line Money is a reward for positive behavior, and creates a way by which  I reach higher and "richer" levels of intelligence. The more money you have the smarter you think you are, above the rest, a level of achievement. 
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Oct.01.2008
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Quote: "Money is a reward for positive behavior, and creates a way by which  I reach higher and "richer" levels of intelligence. The more money you have the smarter you think you are, above the rest, a level of achievement.  "
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some people think this way.

i dont.

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Reply from shayne
Oct.01.2008
09:52PM EDT 
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at the same token we have to live in THIS world.

even though im not big on money.

cause its man created.

and people rob and kill each other for it.

i must suggest having money.

its good instead of being poor.

happiness isnt measured by wealth though.

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Reply from Woodsman
Oct.01.2008
09:52PM EDT 
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vertical line Yet, we all work, have a job that pays us.
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Reply from shayne
Oct.01.2008
09:56PM EDT 
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gotta.....well not gotta.we still have a choice.

but to be poor sucks. or can at moments.

its a question of material possessions.

which some are nessacary.

i wish the world to be wealthy.

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Reply from Woodsman
Oct.01.2008
11:00PM EDT 
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vertical line eventually, we have to give away everything... this practice is said to exist every day... yet, it seems so, unwanted... because we have been conditioned to want so much... nobody wants to look at less, at loss... so for me, silence is the first place to head to, for peace, amidst the noise of want... and in the silence I listen, by becoming the unwanted one. But the inverse is also in effect, by leading an example of giving away desire, I become a trusted companion to anyone, facing loss. Intelligence fuels desire... wisdom supplies peacefulness, for free.
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Reply from Bluerose
Oct.02.2008
09:00AM EDT 
vertical line Intelligence gets in the way of wisdom.
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Reply from Bluerose
Oct.02.2008
09:01AM EDT 
vertical line "Put some money value on them, and they become worthy of praise, worship, and devotion." .......... Too true.
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Reply from Bluerose
Oct.02.2008
09:08AM EDT 
vertical line I stopped wanting. I couldn't aford what I wanted and this caused me to be stressed out. So I decided to stop wanting. And it worked! I also feel the effects on and the reactions of others to my not wanting. They seem happier to see me and spend time with me because I ask nothing of them. Yes. Silence is a good place to go, I love it there.
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Reply from shayne
Oct.02.2008
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Quote: "Intelligence gets in the way of wisdom."
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to true rose.

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Reply from Woodsman
Oct.02.2008
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vertical line that was an intelligent response Shayne.
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Reply from Bluerose
Oct.02.2008
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vertical line Thank you, Shayne. ... Woodsy, stop picking on Shayne. ..... Good to have you back by the way.
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Oct.02.2008
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vertical line Ok ok, it wasn't an intelligent response. Mine... I mean. Must have been a wise one then.
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Oct.02.2008
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Quote: "Ok ok, it wasn't an intelligent response. Mine... I mean. Must have been a wise one then. "
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smart ass is more like it. haha.

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Reply from immortal 1
Oct.03.2008
08:14AM EDT 
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Intelligence and wisdom are not the same thing.

Intelligence is the ability to figure things out, to find solutions to problems, arrive at insights, and such as that.

Wisdom is putting a coin in the parking meter, because you got a ticket when you didn't.  It is usually the product of experience, rather than foresight.

Enlightenment is self-awareness, and has nothing to do with intelligence or wisdom.

As for me, I'm a mensan and a Buddha, which I think is an unusual combination.  I don't mean to brag, as neither state is deserving of pride.  I didn't accomplish either one.

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Reply from IZIZIZ
Oct.03.2008
10:11AM EDT 
vertical line Is this topic a general statement or a personal proclomation?
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Reply from Woodsman
Oct.03.2008
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vertical line Shayne believes neither, me or you, as dual opposites.
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Reply from shayne
Oct.03.2008
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Quote: "Shayne believes neither, me or you, as dual opposites. "
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ok lets NOT bring my name into it.

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Reply from Lynnoh
Oct.03.2008
10:37AM EDT 
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vertical line huh? I don't get it? what?
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Reply from immortal 1
Oct.04.2008
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Quote: "I stopped wanting. I couldn't aford what I wanted and this caused me to be stressed out. So I decided to stop wanting. And it worked! I also feel the effects on and the reactions of others to my not wanting. They seem happier to see me and spend time with me because I ask nothing of them. Yes. Silence is a good place to go, I love it there. "
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This sounds like Samadhi to me.   Or a song, "I need Samadhi to love...."

Samadhi  is a Hindu and Buddhist technical term that usually denotes higher levels of concentrated meditation,  It has been described as a non-dualistic state of consciousness in which the consciousness of the experiencing subject becomes one with the experienced object, and in which the mind becomes still (one-pointed or concentrated) though the person remains conscious.

Actually the way Osho put it was that gradually there becomes no difference between your conscious life and your meditation, until your whole life is a meditation.  This he said was the desired result.

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Reply from Bluerose
Oct.04.2008
09:43AM EDT 
vertical line "Actually the way Osho put it was that gradually there becomes no difference between your conscious life and your meditation, until your whole life is a meditation. This he said was the desired result." ........... Well he certainly believed that. He turned his life into a game. Why does one get the feeling that he was laughing at all of us?
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Oct.04.2008
08:35PM EDT 
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 if was laughing, wasn/t 'laughing at'

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Reply from shayne
Oct.05.2008
09:17AM EDT 
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everyone is always meditating.

focusing.

time for a rest.

to unfocus.

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Reply from lehish
Oct.05.2008
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meditating isn't about focusing, isn't about any thing, shayne

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Oct.05.2008
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meditating isn't about focusing, isn't about any thing, shayne

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thats what i was getting at.

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Oct.05.2008
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meditating isn't about focusing, isn't about any thing, shayne

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thats what i was getting at.

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you posted

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focusing."

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Reply from shayne
Oct.05.2008
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meditating isn't about focusing, isn't about any thing, shayne

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thats what i was getting at.

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you posted

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thats what i mean. everyone is always focusing on something. instead of not focusing. i dont wanna. so everyone is always " caught up" in something in their head.

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Reply from Woodsman
Oct.05.2008
08:38PM EDT 
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vertical line havin'  my baby, what a wonderful way to say how much I love you

except  during the delivery phase

Push!!!
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Oct.09.2008
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Quote: "havin'  my baby, what a wonderful way to say how much I love you

except  during the delivery phase

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haha

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