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    The Four Agreements are an elevated level of thinking, Sammy. Living up to them is quite a Nobel ambition! Kudos to you.
    Whatever is true. Whatever is noble. Whatever is right. Whatever is lovely. Whatever is admirable. Anything of excellence and worthy of praise. Dwell on these things. Jesus Christ (I agree)

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    My desire to explore, my curiosity... leads me to take risks and sometimes I end up suffering but worse, it may cause others to suffer. Does "good intentions" get me off the hook? Does entering into relationships with pure intentions get one off the hook? Can this be chalked up to innocence or naivety and that then makes it pardonable?
    What makes things 'pardonable', imo, is your own attitude and future actions. Do you learn and adjust? Do you make excuses and blame others and keep on doing the same thing?

    This life is a risk-taking endeavor, imo. We come here, we can't recall our consciousness from before, we risk much facing earthly challenges.

    In the end, how do you balance out? Are you proud of yourself? Do you have regrets? Did you learn?

    Personally, I think you're doing a good job.

    "Don't let the bastards get you down."

    see here.

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    Would this happen to be ye thread of which thou speakest?
    Yes, indeed. I talked to my son and his girlfriend about it and they had some scientific understanding and were discussing the merits. It was fun to watch.

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    Hey Sammy, here's an apology for you...

    "We are one thought away from changing the world!"

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    Loved that, awllll you guys

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    Part of my family is from Texas. It seems like almost all Americans must have a connection to Texas.

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    What makes things 'pardonable', imo, is your own attitude and future actions. Do you learn and adjust? Do you make excuses and blame others and keep on doing the same thing?

    This life is a risk-taking endeavor, imo. We come here, we can't recall our consciousness from before, we risk much facing earthly challenges.

    In the end, how do you balance out? Are you proud of yourself? Do you have regrets? Did you learn?

    Personally, I think you're doing a good job.

    "Don't let the bastards get you down."
    Hia Dreamtimer and the Group..

    I just got a "you are permanently banned from PA notice" this afternoon..

    Guess I touched a nerve and somebody over they can't handle it.. that I got too close to the truth and they thought
    I was going to tell others about it..

    Gee..

    Censorship?

    Sure seems like it..

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    Heard it getting nasty Bob, keep strong - kia kaha

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    Quote Originally posted by Aianawa View Post
    Heard it getting nasty Bob, keep strong - kia kaha
    Of course.. ya they are in melt-down over there - I can only imagine what the newbies will find out soon enough...

    Each of the MODS and KEY admins that left en-masse have been friends. They shared their feelings quite well.


    Recent Event:
    BR was wanting to have members just go on a tour with him to Ecuador to very high altitudes.

    I posted a thread dealing with Altitude Sickness - Ecuador is a place where one living at sea-level all their lives can if traveling rapidly to altitude, can develop altitude sickness. the reality is PEOPLE CAN DIE from altitude sickness

    Traveling rapidly from sea level to high altitudes and not telling them that they need to be wary of the issues frankly feel is irresponsible.

    I live in the mountains in Colorado, and I have experienced personally altitude sickness and it is nasty...

    That was the last thread that I posted to alert people to be cautious at altitude. I cited very good references.

    I see I AM BANNED PERMANENTLY.. for being one who in their words damages PA.. for helping people to not risk being harmed unexpectedly.

    To me that says something.. Something very important about the modus behind what's really going on..

    Many people also asked me what is my personal opinion on BR's LAUGHLIN escapade. They wanted to know and respected my opinion.

    I replied from my opinion..

    AND apparently some members decided to forward a PM of MY OPINION to BR and the remaining mod group..

    I said specifically to those who privately asked me for my opinion, people were AUDITED using Scientology practices WHICH SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN DONE in a public venue.

    I cited exactly the violation of the AUDITORS CODE, and said that my opinion, that people were put into a danger situation.. In my opinion that a member did that either overtly or stupidly to the group and the individuals is suspect. AND that I could not tell which - was it a stupid or deliberate action..

    And here we go.. We see suppression and censoring..

    So my feeling is someone doesn't want the PUBLIC to know, or the members who attended that they were potentially SETUP for a hard fail.

    EACH of the members who wrote to me told me of their sicknesses and bad experiences.

    KNOWING Scientology auditing practices, it was QUITE CLEAR TO ME people were abused by being audited in public..

    Then I was told that the guy doing the scientology practices would gladly now solicit the members who needed help..

    Does that seem odd? People were fine - they get "processed" against their will, then after the fact the coincidence is the practitioner says they will help them?

    (for a fee?)

    Would you wonder about that at all?
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    Lightbulb

    Thanks for reporting/stating this fresh Bob, PA's (the Scientology thingy)
    aspect needs to be noted (again) by the forum community ...

    No matter how many familiar faces are encouraged in returning there.

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    Quote Originally posted by giovonni View Post
    Thanks for reporting/stating this fresh Bob, PA's (the Scientology thingy)
    aspect needs to be noted (again) by the forum community ...

    No matter how many familiar faces are encouraged in returning there.
    Gio - i love you Bro.. You were a staple over there for such a long time and tossed to the wayside at BR's whim.

    MANY mods were supporters for years, since the beginning said also that PA has been continually going downhill..
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    rant over..
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    Joking

    It should be noted back in 2016 , alter post questioning the mod teams treatment of a descending members
    protest post - i was censored and placed on leave of absence for three days ... Upon realizing this i asked to
    be unsubscribed - But Bill (i was told) thought that having (at that time) me the forums top poster dismissed
    was embarrassing (to me or was it for the forum?), so the forum informed me of the retiring status.

    It was there final way of informing me who really has the control and final say over there.

    For so many years i kept my mouth (and opinion) shut publicly to myself, i had made it a practice not to mix
    my forum posting with the (always) ongoing drama there. The Christine expose was the final draw for me ...

    Anyone familiar with the Richard & Celene PA2 drama has seen all this before ...

    As per another member and myself (privately jokingly) referring to as Project Avalon ~ The Next Generation.

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    Quote Originally posted by giovonni View Post
    It should be noted back in 2016 , alter post questioning the mod teams treatment of a descending members
    protest post - i was censored and placed on leave of absence for three days ... Upon realizing this i asked to t
    be unsubscribed -
    I took a look at Christine's posts about when she was thrown under the bus, very revealing indeed.
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    Sales of popcorn will soar
    Last edited by Aragorn, 22nd June 2019 at 03:12. Reason: quote removed as per the poster's request

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    Quote Originally posted by Aianawa View Post
    Sales of popcorn will soar
    rant over.

    I spent years providing useful helpful data on PA for the benefit of the members, the public. Thousands of helpful posts to bring some data which was obscured or not taught - I posted personal experience, technical information and help..

    Malcolm and Aragorn, I understand a lot more now of what it means to be used and abused by someone and tossed under the bus for being one who cares..
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