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Old 11-29-2007, 02:06 PM   #6
Pauliina Lievonen
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Re: Etiquette and Ego

Eelco ten Have wrote: View Post
To me the severity of the strict etiquette serves just one purpose...
Awareness and what some people may call spiritual development.
Yeah but you're been brainwashed already so that doesn't count. Seriously thought that is what it means to me , too. Exactly.
I for one don`t feel it serves as a strict regime to boost his ego.But as an example of what he tries to develop for himself?? expecting no less from his students.
It just surprises me how often I've had people complain to me about it, that's why I started writing this column. Maybe it's a Dutch independent individualistic thing, do you think?

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