Sunday, October 26, 2008
1. Is it harder for a single person to find a life partner today than in the past? Who should consider an arranged marriage? How about my children?
2. Have you ever heard of a book called "Spirit Releasement Therapy" by William Baldwin? Is it possible that spirit attachment and/or soul fragmentation are what is keeping you (and me) stuck? http://www.spiritreleasement.org
3. The traditional attorney driven divorce makes no sense. But, it still attracts lots of people. Why do you think that is? How can I best carry my A Friendly Divorce message? www.AFriendlyDivorce.com
4. Peter Schiff predicted our current financial crisis in 2006. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfascZSTU4o. How is the financial crisis effecting you? If Schiff is correct again, we are in for real problems. What is your plan for the future?
5. David and I would love to relocate to Gainesville. But, there are so many details involved. I am very open to your feedback. How can we make this move happen?
Sunday, October 19, 2008
I made a commitment to my Mastermind group that I would post a weekly report on my blog. So, here is my official state of the world message for Oct 19, 2008.
1. Have you seen Zeitgeist: Addendum? If not you can view it at www.zeitgeistmovie.com. The first Zietgeist film focused on "suppressed information about our current dominant social institutions, while also exploring what could be in store for humanity if the power structures at large continue their patterns of self-interest, corruption, and consolidation.""The second film, Zeitgeist: Addendum, attempts to locate the root causes our pervasive social corruption, while offering a solution. The solution is not based on politics, morality, laws, or any similar notions of human affairs, but rather on a modern, non-superstitious based understanding of what we are and how we align with nature." The film advocates "a new social system which is influenced by the life long work of Jacque Fresco, a futurist, who proposes creating solutions that maximally benefit the greatest number of people."
2. According to the British newspaper "The Sun" Guy Ritchie and Madonna have reached a divorce settlement. While the rich and famous sometimes have to show that they can have the biggest and most expensive divorce (to go along with the biggest and most expensive house and car) it is refreshing that this pair was smart enough to know that only a couple of dolts would pay lawyers a portion of what they have to argue over how the remaining percentage should be divided. And, that's only the money. The family restructuring brought on by divorce is so traumatic for children that it might be considered child abuse for parents to extend the process while they argue over nonsense. OK, I am jaded, but the more divorce horror stories I hear, the more I am convinced that we need to change the status quo and find better ways to move families through the transition and process of divorce.
3. We are only 16 days away from the election. The Dems take offense when the Republicans use Obama's full name - Barack Hussein Obama - saying that use of the H word is an attempt to bolster the Muslim rumors and frighten would-be voters. But, actually, in this world climate we probably need a Hussein on our side. During the next four years we are going to need to negotiate with people who hate us. I have to believe that BHO is a lot better equipped (and will be better received) than McCain the 3rd.
As to the Bill Ayers-Obama relationship. I dont know to what extent the two know each other but I do know that most of us dont know who Ayers was/is. Ayers was an anti-war activist during the Vietnam era. His activism was radical but those were insane times. (With hindsight, the Vietnam years, which marked my generation, were bad, but still less damaging to us as a nation than the Bush-Cheney atrocities.) Ayers knew we were going in the wrong direction and he was patriotic enough to want to stop it. History has proven Ayers views on Vietnam correct. According to Ayers "you could not be a moral person with the means to act, and stand still. To stand still was to choose indifference. Indifference was the opposite of moral." Too bad Ayers (or anyone else) did not step in and get our attention when we allowed ourselves to be led off, half-cocked, into Iraq. I personally hope that Obama will take counsel from Ayers and any one else who have the vision to see the larger global picture.
4. Tomorrow, my son Seth will be 33 years old. How did that happen? Where does time go? It was only yesterday (or last week) that he was a little boy with blond curls. And, I was young and strong. Today, my feet hurt. But, I did go to yoga this morning because exercise may be the only way to fight off a painful and miserable old age. I better do more.
5. Enough, I am going back to my own little world and The Bride's Guide To Starting Your Marriage Off Right.
Have a great week. Elinor
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Susan and I will be talking about the movie on our radio show this Thursday - 6-7pmEST - 1470am in South Florida or www.wwnnradio.com. If you've seen the movie call in and give us your opinion - 888-565-1470.
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