Cory Duchesne wrote:oh, in that case, good luck. :) Have you published a website, any online books or have any aphorisms online? I don't ask you that in a mean way. I'm on GF to find some genuinely dedicated people so I can create a long term network with them.
Trust me Cory, there's no one more genuinely and totally dedicated to bringing the Light of love, truth, and understanding into our dark and decaying world than I am. I currently do a lot of writing (though none of it has been published), a limited amount of speaking on a daily basis at A. A. meetings (where I go primarily to seek out those relatively few people who I feel are capable of enlightenment), and I'm looking to create a fellowship of such people. God's 'chosen few', if you will. But quite frankly, while I am open to learning from anyone and/or trying to be of help to others, I can't take a back seat to anyone when it comes to pursuing my goal. Which is not my goal alone, but also the goal of God and Evolution.
Personally, I feel the geniune enlightment of others must take place in a person to person setting (and ideally one that's far removed from the darkness and insanity of the world) and I have little enthusiasm for or good feelings that internet discussion forums are of any real benefit for such an adventure. In 10+ years of sometimes pretty intense participation in various online discussion forums (namely J. Krishnamurti, Nietzsche, and Christian) I never found anyone who I felt was on my wavelength, so to speak. In real life I know 2 men who are pretty close, but they're not yet totally understanding of things or fully void of 'self'.
I have an inactive yahoo group where I've posted many articles, quotes, etc. that I found helpful and spiritually edifying over the years in my own ongoing and unending spiritual development.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/The_Schoo ... vercoming/
Good luck to you also, Cory!