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Morgana LaFey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-01-07 06:20 PM
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37. Oh, I'm dreadfully sorry.
Edited on Thu Mar-01-07 06:26 PM by Morgana LaFey
I thought that when you said loosely based ON Holmes, that you were, in fact, claiming that Holmes was the source.

loosely based on the teachings of Ernest Holmes, founder of Religious Science.

But now you're saying:

I never claimed, nor would our minister, that Holmes originated any of these concepts, which I imagine are as old as human thought itself. I merely pointed out that he had founded a denomination based on the principles.

So, for you "based on" goes both ways -- based on Holmes/Holmes based his on... all the same. You can see how I got confused.

The verdict, however, was "a load of crap".

My RSI church -- yes, I'm a member of one myself -- had exactly the opposite reaction. They loved it.
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  -"The Secret" - worthwhile or a load of crap? terrya  Mar-01-07 01:19 PM   #0 
  - Complete and utter hoo-haa  Fran Kubelik   Mar-01-07 01:22 PM   #1 
  - They're not really  lildreamer316   Mar-01-07 03:29 PM   #14 
  - Sounds quite familiar  MorningGlow   Mar-01-07 01:24 PM   #2 
  - Not just pagans  Morgana LaFey   Mar-01-07 04:27 PM   #16 
     - Absolutely  MorningGlow   Mar-01-07 08:25 PM   #40 
  - It's funny you should bring this up!  CBHagman   Mar-01-07 01:25 PM   #3 
  - Nope.  Morgana LaFey   Mar-01-07 04:35 PM   #18 
  - No, the teachings and wisdom are much older than the Landmark work  Shine   Mar-01-07 06:08 PM   #35 
  - We discussed it in church a couple of weeks ago  KamaAina   Mar-01-07 01:27 PM   #4 
  - Ernest Holmes didn't have anything 'new' ...  votesomemore   Mar-01-07 04:11 PM   #15 
  - No, Holmes was by NO means the originator of these concepts  Morgana LaFey   Mar-01-07 04:30 PM   #17 
     - To a Religious Science church  KamaAina   Mar-01-07 04:37 PM   #20 
     - Well that person was wrong  Beaverhausen   Mar-01-07 04:58 PM   #25 
     - Oh, I'm dreadfully sorry.  Morgana LaFey   Mar-01-07 06:20 PM   #37 
     - Ageless ..  votesomemore   Mar-01-07 05:46 PM   #27 
  - I think it isn't a load of crap  johnnie   Mar-01-07 01:29 PM   #5 
  - I kind of agree with you, there, johnnie.  Midlodemocrat   Mar-01-07 05:53 PM   #29 
     - Maybe I can shed a little more light on the illness thing  MorningGlow   Mar-02-07 09:37 AM   #51 
        - Yeah, I hear what you are saying.  Midlodemocrat   Mar-02-07 09:51 AM   #53 
           - I totally understand  MorningGlow   Mar-02-07 10:04 AM   #55 
  - Big, steaming load of crapola  Lilith Velkor   Mar-01-07 01:30 PM   #6 
  - ...What?  MorningGlow   Mar-01-07 03:06 PM   #12 
     - Actually, that is *exactly* what it does  lukasahero   Mar-05-07 08:44 AM   #107 
  - I really liked it. n/t  I Have A Dream   Mar-01-07 01:38 PM   #7 
  - The secret is awesome  judaspriestess   Mar-01-07 01:51 PM   #8 
  - I liked it better...  dannofoot   Mar-01-07 01:55 PM   #9 
  - Bzzzzt. WRONG ANSWER. You also lose.  Morgana LaFey   Mar-01-07 04:39 PM   #21 
     - Yes, I certainly have, Morgana.  dannofoot   Mar-02-07 11:35 AM   #59 
        - I'm sorry  Morgana LaFey   Mar-02-07 06:17 PM   #75 
  - Love it.  lildreamer316   Mar-01-07 02:46 PM   #10 
  - I've heard it's strong enough for a man, but made for a woman.  RedStateShame   Mar-01-07 02:48 PM   #11 
  - Ding ding ding!  Hardhead   Mar-05-07 09:17 AM   #109 
  - Baa Baa SHEEP!  deepthought42   Mar-01-07 03:06 PM   #13 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-01-07 04:42 PM   #22 
  - I've been waiting for this topic. Crapola.  Beausoir   Mar-01-07 04:36 PM   #19 
  - OMG ...that is not what it says at all  L A Woman   Mar-01-07 04:49 PM   #23 
  - Here's how that would work  Morgana LaFey   Mar-01-07 06:12 PM   #36 
     - "a general and all-pervading sense of victimization". Tell that to the dead children in Iraq.  Beausoir   Mar-01-07 09:04 PM   #45 
     - karma nt  Morgana LaFey   Mar-02-07 06:09 PM   #74 
        - So...those dead kids in Iraq had bad karma?  Beausoir   Mar-02-07 08:49 PM   #84 
           - That's not from The Secret - and I'm stating, not implying.  Morgana LaFey   Mar-03-07 11:38 PM   #98 
              - No, just insulting victims of war crimes  Lilith Velkor   Mar-04-07 07:05 PM   #101 
     - Please tell me your post is a parody  Medium Baby Jesus   Mar-04-07 08:30 PM   #102 
     - So how does it work in Darfur? What are the victims there doing wrong?  lukasahero   Mar-05-07 08:49 AM   #108 
  - It's all about what you think about it=what YOU believe  Beaverhausen   Mar-01-07 04:56 PM   #24 
  - The concepts are not new, in the least  KitchenWitch   Mar-01-07 05:01 PM   #26 
  - It works even if  votesomemore   Mar-01-07 05:53 PM   #30 
     - Exactly!  KitchenWitch   Mar-01-07 06:07 PM   #34 
  - Here's a link to an excerpt for you:  jane_pippin   Mar-01-07 05:50 PM   #28 
  - Based on a lifetime of reading the same truths  Morgana LaFey   Mar-01-07 05:57 PM   #31 
     - I'm sorry, but I'm not quite understanding you.  jane_pippin   Mar-01-07 06:25 PM   #38 
        - I think I misread your post  Morgana LaFey   Mar-01-07 08:20 PM   #39 
           - Well that could be too. My comment wasn't all that  jane_pippin   Mar-01-07 08:34 PM   #41 
  - Extremely worthwhile, in my opinion. I totally recommend it.  Shine   Mar-01-07 06:02 PM   #32 
  - I keep hearing about it, but I have no idea what it is.  Left Is Write   Mar-01-07 06:06 PM   #33 
  - If I have to choose between those 2: a load of crap  edwin   Mar-01-07 08:44 PM   #42 
  - Several thoughts come to mind  MorningGlow   Mar-02-07 07:37 AM   #47 
  - Dear MorningGlow  edwin   Mar-02-07 09:07 AM   #49 
     - Dear Edwin,  MorningGlow   Mar-02-07 09:45 AM   #52 
     - Oh absolutely, MorningGlow!  edwin   Mar-02-07 09:57 AM   #54 
        - Cool indeed!  MorningGlow   Mar-02-07 10:06 AM   #56 
     - Edwin!  Morgana LaFey   Mar-02-07 06:21 PM   #76 
        - Dear Morgana,  edwin   Mar-02-07 06:44 PM   #80 
           - I wasn't actually talking about those in the film  Morgana LaFey   Mar-02-07 08:48 PM   #83 
              - I'm sorry if I wasn't clear.  edwin   Mar-03-07 12:17 AM   #89 
  - I'm guessing that's a rhetorical question?  Blue in Portland   Mar-02-07 08:52 AM   #48 
     - American?  edwin   Mar-02-07 09:27 AM   #50 
  - I loved the movie...It is worth checking out for yourself  Digit   Mar-01-07 08:47 PM   #43 
  - Not a load of crap, but certainly not a big secret.  Blue in Portland   Mar-01-07 09:03 PM   #44 
  - Hooray overall for the Secret!  ricochetastroman   Mar-01-07 09:51 PM   #46 
  - And Shakti Gwain's work...  Hell Hath No Fury   Mar-02-07 11:01 AM   #58 
  - And maybe the guy who wrote Psycho Cybernetics?  Blue in Portland   Mar-02-07 12:11 PM   #63 
     - The Secret Doctrine, HP Blavatsky, copyright 1882.  Lilith Velkor   Mar-02-07 12:15 PM   #65 
        - Haven't read it but have certainly heard of her. n/t  Blue in Portland   Mar-02-07 12:49 PM   #68 
        - I can go you one better than that  Morgana LaFey   Mar-02-07 06:28 PM   #78 
           - If it's from all cultures  Lilith Velkor   Mar-03-07 12:50 AM   #91 
  - Related, perhaps  Morgana LaFey   Mar-02-07 06:23 PM   #77 
     - So is it magick? eom  Blue in Portland   Mar-03-07 10:17 AM   #95 
        - I'm not the best one to ask about that  Morgana LaFey   Mar-03-07 11:41 PM   #99 
  - Look for the commonalities.  davsand   Mar-02-07 10:51 AM   #57 
  - My guess is that The Secret fans are uneducated  stanwyck   Mar-02-07 11:55 AM   #60 
  - Worse: raised by television.  Lilith Velkor   Mar-02-07 12:07 PM   #61 
  - Okay, no need to be mean  MorningGlow   Mar-02-07 12:09 PM   #62 
  - Prove you control reality and make her. n/t  Lilith Velkor   Mar-02-07 12:13 PM   #64 
     - Ha! Too funny. n/t  stanwyck   Mar-02-07 02:08 PM   #69 
     - Nice devolution  MorningGlow   Mar-02-07 03:14 PM   #73 
        - You fail to see the irony here  Lilith Velkor   Mar-02-07 11:14 PM   #87 
           - I see lots of irony here  MorningGlow   Mar-03-07 07:17 AM   #93 
              - No problem  Lilith Velkor   Mar-03-07 09:48 AM   #94 
                 - LOL!  MorningGlow   Mar-03-07 10:24 AM   #96 
  - Gee  stellanoir   Mar-02-07 12:34 PM   #67 
     - I guess knowing the meaning of "secret"  stanwyck   Mar-02-07 02:17 PM   #72 
        - Hey I didn't make up the name or anything. LOL  stellanoir   Mar-02-07 06:42 PM   #79 
        - Wonderful post  stanwyck   Mar-02-07 07:58 PM   #81 
           - LOL publishing is my greatest challenge  stellanoir   Mar-02-07 08:45 PM   #82 
        - You hit the nail on the head  GoneOffShore   Mar-05-07 10:49 AM   #112 
  - A load of crap-my church showed the movie  noonwitch   Mar-02-07 12:24 PM   #66 
  - The "new age thinking" here is  Le Taz Hot   Mar-03-07 10:46 AM   #97 
  - The Secrect is...it's a scam  Neo   Mar-02-07 02:11 PM   #70 
  - only $5.00 to see the Great Egress!  Cobalt-60   Mar-02-07 11:41 PM   #88 
  - I am suspicious of money making spirituality.  graywarrior   Mar-02-07 02:15 PM   #71 
  - I believe in the premise on which  u4ic   Mar-02-07 10:30 PM   #85 
  - Oprah likes = Meaty Pile Of Rancid Shit.  LostInAnomie   Mar-02-07 10:34 PM   #86 
  - Complete Load of Crap. The Stepford side of the Emo coin.  philosophie_en_rose   Mar-03-07 12:32 AM   #90 
  - It's a good fit for middle-class American consumers  DerekG   Mar-03-07 01:07 AM   #92 
  - yes  stuntcat   Mar-05-07 08:42 AM   #106 
  - Crapola. That is all.  progressoid   Mar-04-07 12:11 AM   #100 
  - another example of 'how to make money pointing out the obvious to the willfully obtuse,  KG   Mar-04-07 09:37 PM   #103 
  - This Salon review says it's a load of crap.  ocelot   Mar-04-07 09:45 PM   #104 
  - Thanks for the link  Lilith Velkor   Mar-05-07 08:01 AM   #105 
  - A former Amway executive is involved?  GoneOffShore   Mar-05-07 11:04 AM   #113 
  - Load of old bollocks  GoneOffShore   Mar-05-07 09:58 AM   #110 
  - There are aspects that I think are true, hear me out....  churchofreality   Mar-05-07 10:10 AM   #111 
  - I'm not familiar with it, but from some comments here it sounds like  raccoon   Mar-05-07 11:26 AM   #114 
 

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