No_Mind wrote: ↑Tue May 05, 2020 4:53 pm
He is worth millions. That is not doing nothing.
You're just jealous.
you are not serious? right, 'cause I know for sure that No_Mind has no use for millions.
I love that he/she started this thread, just because the comments are revealing of those
who comment, and of Tolle. An education, freely received.
On the other hand Rumi brought me solace once, but that lead me to a dead end. Also then
Pali canon sounded like Greek to me, not so anymore, now it sounds more like English, so I do not read Rumi
anymore. To read Rumi now would be a waste of time, but once it served a purpose, in terms of
Binocular also wrote
The German adjective "toll" now usually means 'great, amazing' ("der Tolle" is the deadjectival noun, meaning 'on who is great, amazing'). But in the past, it meant 'insane, mentally disturbed'. (Similar as with the English "sick" which can mean 'ill, diseased' or 'great, amazing'). The word is still used in its old meaning in the compound "Tollwut", meaning 'rabies'
Quite the scholar you are dear Binocular, so what is the truth about Eckhart Tolle?
Is he great as in "now"? he is
or is he "mentally disturbed" as in the past?. Folks like this feed candy to the gullible public and lull them to sleep, so they lose the ability to awaken. That was my thought in the past. My current thought, he is truly fake, I just listened to the first half of the video posted. A guy asks him "How to stop thinking?"
Tolle answers "simple matter, just stop thinking" and a bunch of baloney. If that were so easy, we know how hard it is to deal with Papanca. State devoid of papanca is Nibbana, Buddha has said
. Is Eckhart Tolle leading us there?
Thanks for exposing him dear OP.