As in, 'cool'.
this is actually a pretty good/depressing watch
i think the documentary i saw was different, it had his childhood friend saying how even when he was 8 he could make adults do what he wanted.
involves the acquisition of super-powers at some stage, if you put the hours in.
whole bunch of b list actors that are probably on crap sit coms. I want to be of that cool crowd.
no one knew the workings of the world. Religions like Christianity and Islam are sort of spin offs from Judaism. Hinduism, Sikhism and parts of Buddhism are also linked. They all started when people needed answers. Which is fair enough. I'm not being silly but people now use Google for answers to questions and hence the new so called religions are pointless as we now know much more stuff than before.
Only a matter of time
life. A serene, minimalistic existence with a couple of nice but silly friends seems a nice way to go about life.
As in when posh gap year kids go to india and come back claiming to be buddhist.
Maybe this sub thread will do.
and quaker oats?
give money to worthy secular causes.
They have far out poetry and have full on massive music happenings with thousands of people where they listen to this hypnotic music called Qawwali and work themselves up into a frenzy.
Sain Zahoor is recommended
that frenzied state too?
Do you mean disabled people? I don't think that's the idea no. Saying they work themselves into a frenzy is probably not hitting the right note. The idea is that they can elevate themselves into a trance like state where communication with Allah is possible. More a mental than a physical thing.
around and thought they'd reach an elevated state that way. Perhaps a hypoxic state may have something to do with the elevated state also.
so cool, in fact, that some people want to ban it
Just because it's deemed acceptable to run around naked under a full moon.
but im not that and yeah we all get to do it :D (although sometimes I stroll rather than run)
hipsters like UFOs
You basically do as many depraved and bad things as you want.
Fuzzy Dunlop, you're needed in the 'cool religions thread'
Shinto as basically non-harmful.
How cool is a religion? How many wars are started on its behalf? Very few started in Sid's name that I can think of right now.
Problem of course with the word 'cool' is illustrated above: Buddhism in the UK is linked to the 'posh kids on gap year' thing illustrated above and therefore technically is anything but cool.
Nothing cooler than metta bhavana imho though.