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by zhukov
29 May 2006
Forum: Ex-BK
Topic: Philosophy beyond Gyan
Replies: 3
Views: 1357

One of the interesting things I learned when I was with the BKs, was that people can be willing to join up to an organisation, outwardly identify with its philosophy and even teach it to other people, and yet even after years of membership, not have the slightest understanding of its true implicati...
by zhukov
29 May 2006
Forum: For BKs - to discuss BK experiences
Topic: Silver Aged visitors
Replies: 7
Views: 1702

Mr Green wrote:Let's face it The Cycle is a joke. It's been taken from Hinduism and just changed. It's balloney and balderdash.
I had the same sneaking suspicion when I saw a documentary on the castes and religion in India and they started mentioning all these vaguely familiar concepts :biggrin:
by zhukov
29 May 2006
Forum: Ex-BK
Topic: How to be the God's beloved and have love for other person?
Replies: 22
Views: 5035

Re: What first attracted you to Gyan and caused you to leave

If anyone is interested, before Gyan, I would have considered myself to be an atheist. Before that, I went through several years of studying other religions and I would always end up disillusioned because none of them gave a satisfactory answer to my questions, including "How could God be all-power...
by zhukov
29 May 2006
Forum: For Ex-BKs & Common Room
Topic: BK institution to change its name?
Replies: 18
Views: 4348

Re: name that org

While it would cause admin problems, it may help to stop it developing into a "religion", which it is not. It is a utility org. Uh, yeah.... :!: :?: A totally pukka-BK I knew once refused point-blank to admit it was a religion (too much a nasty connotation with all the world's other "false beliefs"...
by zhukov
26 May 2006
Forum: For Ex-BKs & Common Room
Topic: BK institution to change its name?
Replies: 18
Views: 4348

Hehe ... tax avoidance ... just like the "Church" of Scientology, huh? :lol:
by zhukov
26 May 2006
Forum: Abuse & Recovery
Topic: Time for healing
Replies: 6
Views: 2698

^^ I couldn't agree more. And when that crunch comes ... not even Baba will save you from your repressed emotions :roll:
by zhukov
25 May 2006
Forum: All & Everything
Topic: Soul mate
Replies: 18
Views: 3169

Soul mates are entirely possible. I stand as a case in point ~ when I first saw my fiancee I knew immediately; instantly I had to be with this person. I was terrified of men in general due to childhood abuse and would always flee from any contact, however superficial ... until I met him. So I was mo...
by zhukov
25 May 2006
Forum: Abuse & Recovery
Topic: Time for healing
Replies: 6
Views: 2698

Great idea for a new topic, joel :) Something that I see as a fundamental fault of "The BK Knowledge" as it stands. I remember when I first was told not to come back to the BKs I felt both relief and a certain ambivalence towards them, thinking that something was wrong with me for not successfully i...
by zhukov
03 May 2006
Forum: Ex-BK
Topic: So what happened to xbkchat.com?
Replies: 11
Views: 3443

Hello everyone :D Yes, I like the blue smilies too

Nice to see the new site!