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Establish a $1 billion endowment to create permanent world peace

category international | sci-tech | news report author Wednesday October 29, 2003 11:54author by Raymond McInerney - Global Country of World Peaceauthor email raymond.mcinerney at ul dot ieauthor address 122 Vale Avenue, Carew Park, Limerickauthor phone 087 7750260 Report this post to the editors

Gothic director wants to build 100 meditation palaces

At a press conference in New York's plush Plaza hotel, David Lynch launched a $1 billion fundraising campaign to build 100 'peace palaces' across America, part of a plan for 3,000 buildings across the globe, one in each major city. Inside the palaces up to 300 devotees will spend their time meditating and 'yogic flying', which practitioners say is a form of levitation. Once the peace palaces are up and running - the theory goes - war, violence and crime will come to an end.

His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi called on America's wealthy to quickly establish a $1 billion endowment fund to create a group of 8,000 peace-creating experts in the United States to promote permanent world peace. Maharishi said that the group, to be established by the US Peace Government, will create coherent world consciousness so that negativity does not arise anywhere on the globe and the whole world family enjoys invincibility, affluence, and peace - now and in the future.

"One billion dollars for peace is nothing compared to what is spent on war - but it is enough to save the world," Maharishi said. Maharishi then added a strong caution to the wealthy: "Establish the endowment and bring the light of peace now - or darkness will bring destruction to your nation."

Top leaders announce plans to raise $1 billion

Following Dr Hagelin, several of America's top leaders, including retired corporate president Robert Brown, real estate developer Robert LoPinto, successful entrepreneur Lincoln Norton, and award-winning film director David Lynch, revealed plans now under way in cities across the country to raise from top foundations and billionaires the $1 billion endowment needed to create permanent world peace. Mr LoPinto also announced that he is contributing $1 million towards the construction of a Peace Palace in Long Island, New York.

Maharishi offered praise for the efforts of Dr Hagelin and the leaders. "It is the readiness of the wise and competent men of America, led by Dr Hagelin, that will save the world," Maharishi said.

Prosperity and peace in New York City - without heart palpitations

Related Link: http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,6903,1071178,00.html
author by Simon the piemanpublication date Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:07author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Peace Palaces in the US. Its around the rest of the world where they are needed. No Wars in the US. Only around the rest of the globe. Caused by the US, fought by the US or by proxy for the US. Collect 1 Billion and nuke the pentagon and Langley. Then we'll see peace!!

author by Raymond McInerneypublication date Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:26author address author phone Report this post to the editors

There is a drive to build 3,000 Peace Palaces world wide, including 3 to 4 in Ireland.

Related Link: http://permanentpeace.org/plan/individuals.html
author by Raypublication date Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:30author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The Mahashwowyouaregullible sold a few of his limos to pay for them? Or, demonstrated his ability to fly, and collected the million dollars from the Randi foundation? If someone even managed to actually hover - not bounce like a fool, hover - they'd rake in the cash from people eager to learn how.
Unlike now, where they rake in the cash from people who'll believe anything.

author by Chekovpublication date Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:32author address author phone Report this post to the editors

So we just send the big man a cool billion and trust him to bring about world peace? That would be a bargain at twice the price. I don't suppose that the big man would want to sleep with our wives and children too to bring about world peace that bit faster? Sure it can't do any harm anyway.

"Once the peace palaces are up and running - the theory goes - war, violence and crime will come to an end."

The theory is brilliant, I can't find a hole in it anywhere. Some backward people would link war, violence and crime with social deprivation and property relations, but this is nothing more than superstition. The correlation between these social problems and the density of peace palaces has been firmly established by vast numbers of methodical sociological surveys.

One last question - where do I send my life savings? and can I send my children by airmail?

author by Ray McInerneypublication date Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:49author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Chekov wrote:

'I don't suppose that the big man would want to sleep with our wives and children too to bring about world peace that bit faster?'

It looks like that the so call anti-war people are not pro-peace.

author by Anonymouspublication date Wed Oct 29, 2003 13:42author address author phone Report this post to the editors

As crazy & unworkable as the above idea seems - I don't think its about 800 times less crazy as the US$800 billion being spent annually on arms sales globally.

http://www.globalissues.org/Geopolitics/ArmsTrade/Spending.asp

(good site)

U.S. Military Spending vs. the World: ($ Billions)

U.S. 399.1
Allies 281.6 (*)
Russia 65
China 47
"Rogue States" 10.7 (*)
Others 60

NOTE:
"Allies" refers to the NATO countries, Australia Japan and South Korea.
"Rogues" refers to Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan and Syria.

Source: World Military Spending, Center for Defense Information, March 2003

http://www.cdi.org/budget/2004/world-military-spending.cfm

author by Simon the piemanpublication date Wed Oct 29, 2003 14:01author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I wonder will the peace palaces allow the poverty stricken and downtrodden of the areas that they inhabit sleep in the building rather than on the streets. Similar to the way the Catholic Church uses its huge tracts of land to help the poor in Ireland. HA HA. The fools the fools.
How Gullible this world is becoming. Why not get the one billion and let the MADHATTERISHI, or one of his elligible colleagues, run in the next US presidential election and if he wins he can do what he wants. Until the CIA kill him that is.

author by Moipublication date Wed Oct 29, 2003 14:29author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Janey! Send me just 2 million euros and I'll build one myself in the back garden.
I'll only charge 5 euro per hour to anyone who wants to levitate.

author by Ali la Pointe - fu-fighting anti-imperialistaspublication date Wed Oct 29, 2003 17:25author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I got an email from this nice man. maybe we should get them in touch with each other:

Good Day : Sir/Madam,
I am Bar.Momo Barnad,an Attorney at Law and
Personal Lawyer to one engineer who worked with the Shell Development
Company here in Nigeria until his dearth; hereinafter shall be refered
to as my client. On the 4th of may 2000, my client with his wife
together with the two children were involved in a gnastic road
accident as they were returning from holiday along Lagos-Port Harcourt
express way. All occupants of the Vehicle unfortunately lost their
lives in the course of the accident. Since Then, I have made a lot of
unsuccessful attempts and enquiries to many People and Embassy here in
Nigeria just to Locate any of my client's immediate and extended
relatives, but all efforts seems to prove abortive. I am contacting
you to assist in claiming the sum of US$25 Million in cash which the
deceased deposited in United Bank for Africa Plc.in Nigeria. The
Manager of the bank last week has issued a notice to me as the only
person who can attest for the deceased, to provide the next of kin to
my late client or have the deposit with them declared as ''an
Abandoned Property'' following the laid down legal procedure within
one month from the date of issue of the notice. Much as I have been
unsuccessful in locating any of the relatives of the deceased for over
one year now, I therefore seek your indulgence to present you as the
next of kin to the deceased so that the proceed from this deposit
valued at Us$25 million can be released to your account over there and
I collect 60% while you collect 35% while 5% will be set aside for any
expenses which might result from the transfer. The transaction is 100%
risk free and highly confidential. You will only have to open an
account for the lodgment of the money in your country, after which, I
will come to your country for the sharing. Upon your acceptance and
indication of interest to work with me, every other details as it
affects the bank and transfer of the fund shall be communicated to you
without further delay as the Bank is working under a schedule. I shall provide all legal documents to back the you up so long as you what us
to work as a team. As I said, this information is confidential and
your security is fully protected and well quaranteed. This is my only
hope here and I really believe that we can successfully conclude this
deal in few days starting from the day you made your intention known
to me. please I'm really waiting for your good reply to enable me
inform you further.
Thanks and personal regards,
Bar.Momo Barnad

author by iosafpublication date Thu Oct 30, 2003 00:05author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I forward all such mail to Iveagh House who administer the Ireland Fund for African Development.
I also reply to the sender saying "that I am sadly no longer in a position to facilitate money laundering".
It has helped reduce spam mail from both the Irish State and African corrupt bastards.

author by Davidpublication date Thu Oct 30, 2003 11:59author address author phone Report this post to the editors

How many potential activists this game will distract from doing what needs to be done, opposing the imperialist military industrial complex.
Hopefully nobody is that stupid..

And the last thing we need is another religion or top down international intervention.

author by kill all the humans!publication date Thu Oct 30, 2003 13:55author address author phone Report this post to the editors

give me one billion dollars and i'll build a bomb so powerful that world peace will undoubtedly ensue.

author by gargoylepublication date Fri Oct 31, 2003 22:04author address author phone Report this post to the editors

"Collect 1 Billion and nuke the pentagon and Langley. Then we'll see peace!! " -Simon the Pieman

Great quote...really shows the true nature of you guys there. Thanks for illustrating your hypocrisy better than I ever could have.

author by Cherubpublication date Fri Oct 31, 2003 23:24author address author phone Report this post to the editors

You don't understand irony, do you , gargoyle?
Bit slow on the uptake?

author by Raymond McInerney - Global Country of World Peacepublication date Sun Jul 24, 2005 22:56author email raymond.mcinerney at ul dot ieauthor address Limerickauthor phone 086 0638611Report this post to the editors

What price world peace? David Lynch believes he has the answer, and has set the figure at a comparatively svelte $7bn (just over 4bn). The cash will be used to fund a programme of transcendental meditation in schools across the world, with the aim of transforming the depressed, anxious and drug-addled adults of tomorrow into an army of blissed-out pacifists. Problem solved.

Related Link: http://film.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,12589,1533146,00.html
author by Raymond McInerney - Global Country of World Peacepublication date Wed Jul 27, 2005 19:19author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Interview with Karen Springen of Newsweek magazine.

Related Link: http://msnbc.msn.com/id/8701267/site/newsweek/
author by Raymond McInerney - Global Country of World Peacepublication date Thu Nov 24, 2005 16:52author email raymond.mcinerney at ul dot ieauthor address author phone 086 0638611Report this post to the editors

BBC 2 TV tonight Thursday, 24 November 7.00 pm, "The Culture Show", the BBC's flagship arts programme, will include a 20-minute interview with David Lynch speaking principally about Transcendental Meditation and his campaign to introduce TM in schools and colleges throughout the USA and worldwide.

It is a pre-recorded interview

author by Raymond McInerney - Global Country of World Peacepublication date Fri Sep 15, 2006 16:39author email raymond.mcinerney at ul dot ieauthor address Limerickauthor phone 00353860638611Report this post to the editors

in Rome on making Italy and every other country Invincible.

Related Link: http://www.naba.it/consciousness_creativity_brain/
author by pat cpublication date Fri Sep 15, 2006 16:53author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Could you send a couple of Flying Yogis along to lovebomb the Teachers Club tomorrow? It might help the Karma at the Indy meeting.

author by wageslavepublication date Fri Sep 15, 2006 17:30author address author phone Report this post to the editors

well worth a read before embarking on a TM course!!

http://www.suggestibility.org/index.htm

author by Raymond McInerney - Global Country of World Peacepublication date Fri Sep 15, 2006 19:55author email raymond.mcinerney at ul dot ieauthor address Limerickauthor phone 00353860638611Report this post to the editors

Reward: Unlimited inner peace for all and €8-an-hour for full-time meditation students.

Apply to: Maharishi International University (Ireland) Ltd, a registered charity in Waterford.

Joseph Hayden, president of the charity, told the Irish Examiner the 250 people would be meditating to spread calm among Ireland's people who are described as a collective consciousness?

He said: He look upon accident rates and crime as a demonstration of or an effect of disorder on the collective consciousness.

We see this group of 250 individuals as a way of reducing stress in society: the vibes they create together will spread outwards and reduce stress, causing accident and crime rates to fall. It worked in Washington DC.?

In 1993 a group of Maharishi followers spent almost two months meditating in the American capital city and said their vibes slashed crime rates by 23.3%.

Registered with Ireland's Revenue Commissioners as a tax-exempt charity, the organisation also wants to build a transcendental meditation centre in Dublin where the 250 will practise.

But first Mr Hayden is trying to raise millions of euro so he can pay the recruits €8-an-hour to carry out a 40-hour week of meditation and calming practises such as yogic flying, which is a kind of cross-legged hopping.

The Maharishi International University (Ireland) said it has three possible ways of funding its plan for the 250 people to meditate Ireland's crime and accident rates downward for a year:

* Two wealthy people to donate €750,000 each and six to give €375,000.

* 55,000 people to give just over €5 a month.

* Every man, woman and child in the North and the Republic to give 5.5 cent a month to the charity.

Mr Hayden said: Initially we are talking about having one big group of 250 in Dublin but we would want to expand it around the country to Cork, Belfast, Waterford and Limerick?

Related Link: http://archives.tcm.ie/irishexaminer/2006/09/07/story12683.asp
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