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Old 13th September 2017, 01:54 AM   #1
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Military To Meditate To Reduce Global Stress, Stop War

Who will measure results?


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Nepalís Military Set To Use Transcendental Meditation To Relieve Global Collective Stress & Stop War

http://www.collective-evolution.com/...ress-stop-war/
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Old 13th September 2017, 02:27 AM   #2
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I guess we'll see when Kim and Donald start wearing flowers in their hair and stage a love in.
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Old 13th September 2017, 02:58 AM   #3
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As usual, report is all confuzzled.

Military is going to use HAARP to teach lasers to meditate. Do try to keep up!
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Old 13th September 2017, 03:10 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by fagin View Post
I guess we'll see when Kim and Donald start wearing flowers in their hair and stage a love in.
Trump to sell airforce on and get about by yogic flying.
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Old 13th September 2017, 05:59 AM   #5
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The nice folks at TM have been preaching for years that if they get a certain minimum number of people meditating, peace-love-understanding will break out.

Looks like they still need a few to sign up.
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Old 13th September 2017, 06:13 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
Who will measure results?
The rulers of the world.
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Old 13th September 2017, 08:42 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
Who will measure results?
https://www.amazon.com/Relaxation-Re...ation+response

I don't know why they chose TM specifically because the organization charges quite a bit of money to teach you something that you can get for a few dollars from Amazon.

There are many benefits from meditation that are measurable on an individual basis, but I think it would be pretty hard to extend it to regional or global levels.
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Old 13th September 2017, 09:07 AM   #8
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I think most of the benefits from meditation are there because we expect them to be and envision it as some mystical method. It's basically just unwinding, relaxing and clearing your mind, something you can do just as well when you get home from work, make a cup of tea, stick the telly on and put your bloody feet up.

A scented candle doesn't make the experience more magical, but it does make it smell nice.

Mmm, "fresh linen".
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Old 13th September 2017, 12:19 PM   #9
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Well, considering their behavior during the war with Maoist insurgents, I can think of worse things the Nepalese Army could be doing.
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Old 14th September 2017, 08:08 PM   #10
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Well, considering their behavior during the war with Maoist insurgents, I can think of worse things the Nepalese Army could be doing.
I read that as Moist Insurgents. You don't want those... especially on your Nepals.
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Old 15th September 2017, 09:02 AM   #11
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I imagine most insurgents are moist. Insurgency is sweaty work from what I hear.
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Old 18th September 2017, 04:39 AM   #12
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Are they forming a "First Earth Battalion"?
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Old 18th September 2017, 04:42 AM   #13
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Ah, meditation. Also known as 'relaxing'.
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Originally Posted by Argumemnon View Post
Ah, meditation. Also known as 'relaxing'.

Well, sure, but within that general category there are also the 'relaxing and thinking about stuff,' 'relaxing and thinking about nothing,' and 'relaxing and thinking about thinking' varieties.
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Old 18th September 2017, 08:30 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
Who will measure results?
It's Nepal.

I'm surprised they weren't meditating as policy before now.

The real answer is that meditation lowers heart rate and blood pressure, just like any controlled breathing technique.

I've checked mine before and after and it works.
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Originally Posted by BStrong View Post
It's Nepal.

I'm surprised they weren't meditating as policy before now.

The real answer is that meditation lowers heart rate and blood pressure, just like any controlled breathing technique.

I've checked mine before and after and it works.
Calmness? Sure. Stress-removal? Yeah.

Stop war? Not so much.
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Old 19th September 2017, 05:44 AM   #17
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Well, sure, but within that general category there are also the 'relaxing and thinking about stuff,' 'relaxing and thinking about nothing,' and 'relaxing and thinking about thinking' varieties.

Oops, I forgot to include the also-popular 'relaxing and thinking about relaxing' method.

(These all have much more sophisticated-sounding names as well, of course.)
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Old 18th October 2017, 03:19 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Spindrift View Post
The rulers of the world.


It'll make a small dent because this would be one army that could be fighting and is not. If all armies in the world meditate at the same time, it would make an even bigger difference. They could focus on the reasons they are fighting and gain a clearer understanding, which would help them fight with greater fervor once they are done meditating.
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Old 21st October 2017, 11:39 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by Myriad View Post
Oops, I forgot to include the also-popular 'relaxing and thinking about relaxing' method.

(These all have much more sophisticated-sounding names as well, of course.)
Originally Posted by Argumemnon View Post
Ah, meditation. Also known as 'relaxing'.

AFAIK most (not all) meditation systems involve learning 'not thinking' ie to quiet the mind, aka experiencing 'the stillness'. It takes practice.

The amount of practice needed to hush the 'busy brain' varies from person to person. Some just cannot do it, and give up. Environmental factors can make a difference. Quiet, distraction free locations are recommended.


Originally Posted by Gilbert Syndrome View Post
I think most of the benefits from meditation are there because we expect them to be and envision it as some mystical method . It's basically just unwinding, relaxing and clearing your mind, something you can do just as well when you get home from work, make a cup of tea, stick the telly on and put your bloody feet up.

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