|Quidnovi: Fallen Jedi|
5 comments17 Mar 2003 @ 03:04 by jazzolog : Well Taken, 911
Without referring at all to the example you mention, I congratulate you on the main point. Certainly the strangeness of the emotions prompted in us by others' comments on the Internet is the stuff for great thinking and research. It is true also of sensual come-ons---and big (((hugs))) and kisses and stuff like that. Somehow our emotions are tremendously stimulated in this medium. I too have left message boards absolutely emotionally drained by infuriating flames---not at me particularly (although sometimes) but just blasted out upon us all. I've been bounced a couple times too. One time I got a strange message from a Wiccan lady in Texas...and a pagan friend of mine said I should delete it immediately as it was a black magic curse that could destroy my computer---and me too of course. (I saved it for a while...just as a test.) Thank goodness you have a wonderful sense of humor!
17 Mar 2003 @ 04:52 by shawa : Good point, 911.
I think I get the particulars. :-)
Francis - I put up a link with the Traubman family too, a year or so back. They´re fantastic people!...
So you did, Shakti. I remember it well: Palestinian-Israeli Friendship Center
17 Mar 2003 @ 05:52 by martha : energy
Francis your log is good to point out this issue. Vibrani also wrote an article in her log (Energy Interaction and Influences) on this very subject. (Oh I see a connection) I believe it is an important topic and needs to be discussed especially with new users. Why people think it is OK to be rude and abusive on the net is difficult to comprehend. I think though sometimes when one's emotions are running high they read more into the words then was intended. No assumptions helps also. And then the wonderful part about this energy is connecting with someone in cyber space that you resonate with. sigh.
My best remedy when I feel the energy is hostile is to turn it around and find humor. And I don't believe an email can do as Jazz suggested. I'm glad you kept it for awhile. People are so willing to give away their power to another.
Kim I know what you mean about getting angry at NCN. But hey we are here to support each other and that's why I'm here. To get to knows those who are at least willing to consider a new way of doing things.
17 Mar 2003 @ 06:23 by shawa : We learned the hard way...
...I suppose. ;-)
17 Mar 2003 @ 11:35 by catana : Bad energy
The best defense is simply to consider the source.
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