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Old 06-15-2018, 02:46 PM   #11
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Default Re: Berkeley 74-76 My Story

Originally Posted by awareness View Post
I remember once in my early days, when there was a meeting centered on the message of oneness. All the testimonies spoke of the oneness. I was completely infatuated, and excited, with all of those beaming brothers and sisters. .
An evil spirit goes out of a person, and flies around through waterless places, seeking rest. Nobody wants to give it a home because, well, it's evil. Who would?

Then the spirit says, "I know what I need! Re-branding! Marketing!" So it hires a marketing firm, gets re-branded as "oneness" and the rest, as they say, is history. Sad human history.

Like the song "Where have all the flowers gone" - I think it ends with the refrain "when will we ever learn". . . All the mayhem, rancor and estrangement that follow this "spirit of oneness". . .when will we ever learn?
"Freedom is free. It's slavery that's so horribly expensive" - Colonel Templeton, ret., of the 12th Scottish Highlanders, the 'Black Fusiliers'
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