Silent Bob wrote:
How about a forum specifically for "dharma gossip", dishing all the dirt, real or fictitious, on teachers and organizations? It would draw the Bottom-Feeders and might clean up the board a bit for everyone else.
For the benefit of those who didn't 'get it', my suggestion was made in jest
, hence all the emoticons. I was making reference to the unhealthy fascination that such gossip seems to hold for so many. So, once again--it was not a real suggestion, merely a reflection of my distaste and I should perhaps have kept it to myself.
"All the sublime teachings, so profound--to throw away one and then grab yet another will not bear even a single fruit. Persevere, therefore, in simply one."
--Dudjom Rinpoche, "Nectar for the Hearts of Fortunate Disciples. Song No. 8"