posts on 8/26/2009 2:37:58 AM
Thank You Marlo! Mutant Message Down Under & Mutant Message From Forever are books that need to be shared by everyone. We are all one race made up of different shades. We are Forever people. Our purpose is to help each other through our journey and not to judge, but observe. If it is in our highest good for more people to understand this lesson, then let it be so. Forever.
posts on 8/25/2009 3:27:43 PM
Her book has the capacity to inspire others but at the expense of a self righteous author who prides herself in making her the special/chosen one through deception. If she truly cared that much than she could have given a substantial charity to help the Aborigines and help the Aboriginal land and the fact that she calls herself an Aborigine is in complete ill taste. Inspiration runs deeper when you're inspired by truth, not deception.
posts on 8/18/2009 10:53:19 AM
Even though thanking you is not enough for the message you have given us, it is all I can do for now. Thank you a million times for writing Mutant Message from Down Under. It affected me like no other book ever has. If only we could all act on those important lessons the world would be a different place. Maybe.......
posts on 8/18/2009 10:15:24 AM
Marlo, I loved reading every second of your book. I believe what happened to you in this book is true and think what happened to you should happen to those who really need a 'wake up call'. You are an amazing writer and thank you so much for sharing your enlightment with us.
posts on 8/12/2009 6:43:25 PM
We are a varied people despite our one-ness! The "value" of this work is evident in the amount of dialogue and controversy it generates to this day beyond it's creation and publication. Only recently did I become aware of the book and read it and I too have made reference to it in a blog. There after it seemed interesting to do a little follow up which lead to this site.
As I am fond of saying, "you get whatever you want/need from any source." Good or bad is a perception as much as it is a reality. My perception is that we pass judgement readily.
posts on 7/3/2009 2:44:30 PM
If the aboriginals are angry about the book , it should not be generalized. There may a lot of them who agree. I am myself half native american and people are people whereever you go, however we must see this issue through all angles. Peaople only want to see things from the material point of view , but the story here is connected to the BEING. We cannot analyse this issue from the material point of view. Truth should not be messured with a tape. The object seen by me is only real if determeined by my Being located in my body. There is nothing in heavens, all is my body. When I was born there was a whole bunch of rules to follow then found out I was covered by whole bunch of garbage. I had to consume to exist. My Being was suffocated by several kinds of thruths and different gods. when we realize there is only one God and the rest is all construction of the human mind we understand why we are on Earth for. On the other hand, new studies by Miguel Nicolelis, brazilian neurocientists is giving a lesson to the world showing that there is no race superiority as stablished by the northern european societies , not all of them. People need opportunity. Age and shape are not important , see Suzan Boyle. many people laughed at her , but she is not the only example. check RINALDO VIANA NESSUN DORMA in the UTUBE. then you realize what is going on on Earth. Because it happened in Brazil, it is not interesting. check another example: WILLIAN MARQUES MY BOY in the UTUBE. THE BEING determines our goals and purpose on Earth, not the shape of our body and social conditions. I should be writing on my own language, but I had to learn another one, otherwise I would be excluded. Those who talk about nazis and so on don't have any idea of what it is all about. Carlos Santana would say "give the hands to the fallen ones" but who wants to do so? Do they really know they fell or they have a Being that adequates their bodies to the situation? Culture is a habbit meassured by the power of need of the Being , not this concept that is going around. I do not need to drink coca-cola to live and should not eat frog legs or snails to be sofisticated. Why not a snake or insects. Should beef be better because the stablishment says so ? Think about imposition of habbts and do not forget to stop thinking the others are wrong, they have a Being, an invisible part. Nobody feels the pain of the other. when we see a well dressed person walking down the streets , only her or himself knows exactly what is inside. Right or wrong Mrs. Marlo openned space for a new discussion. I am not here to judge anyone. I think the anglo saxon society should teach their kids the reason why they are "rich" and the truth about the their history.I am just tired of heroes and half truths. One day I told a well educated lady that Ireland and many countries in Europe, including Switzerland were poor and she told me I was wrong. We must think about what they ate during that period, not so long ago !!!!! Sorry , I am a humanist and I am just trying to show we are living in a mascarade. Love and understanding to all of us.
posts on 7/3/2009 8:58:00 AM
I have never read the woman's books and never will. What I HAVE read is the Aboriginal people's reaction to this fraud. They completely reject her story and more than that - they feel very angry, upset, and exploited by this conwoman. She has committed an act of immense cultural disrespect. It is a shame that this white American woman, with the cultural sensitivity of a Nazi, has so many naive and ill informed followers.
posts on 7/2/2009 10:27:10 PM
fact or fiction? either way the message of this book transcends all the controversy.
posts on 7/2/2009 2:38:45 PM
Yes if i look at this from a different angle i can understand why so many people would be threatened by this tribes way of life. Heck millions of people would go out of business if everyone lived this way! I certainly dont think people should leave their material lives and go live in the bush with the wild lol However, i think alot of people need to check themselves on how they are treating other people, because we are all one, no matter what any body thinks! Even if Marlo Morgan pulled all of that story out of her ass, the message should be heard, and that is take care of your self, your brothers and sister ( meaning everyone) and the earth, It is our responsiblilty to make sure we give back what we take, and people do not need to read Marlo Morgans book to know that (; Iam a teenager and i know that!
posts on 7/1/2009 7:05:11 PM
Sure you can Angela but more importantly, is it important what others think about a fascinating book that has tilt-tilating insight on what human societies can be.
I think of it this way....
If something appears too good to be true it must not be. This is an age old adage of our culture, is it not?
So, is Marlo's story too good to be true. Certainly for some people and what is probably worse for those and perhaps others, it does away with "our" concept of modern society.
So, here we have a woman who thought she was going to recieve an award at a Hotel Convention.
Instead, she gets an education that transforms her life and those of others, you, me and others for ever.
Here we have a society of humans in which we neither have the standard patriarchal or matriarchal society. It appears we have a society that is built upon the principle that all require nurturing, education spiritual awareness, healthcare etc,etc,etc.
Doesn't appear there's room for brokers, lawyers, salesman, middlemen of any kind what so ever, does it? There simply not needed here!
I can see how this would be threatning to others who earnestly believe that what we have now is the best and no further room for improvement is necessary at least not from down under, anyway.
Let's make another fact observable:
In the 1800's when many Americans started to settle the interior of our country they come across
mounds that they could and would not attribute to the American Indian. Why might that be?
That those dug up mounds revealed an ancient civilization of Native Americans that appeared to do just fine without the prevailing view of 1800's society.
So, what did early Americans do, they dismissed those facts that Native Americans had been living here for far longer than what was originally thought at that time. And many Americans that were living at the time, I suspect, and many to this day still, cannot accept that those mounds are that of Native Americans and their ancestors and were living well with out the white Man showing up.
Can you imagine what those same critics would think of Neal Donald Walsh's book:
Tomorrows's God! they would probably want to do away with him as well as there is no tolerance in those societies for any kind of behavior except mutual all benefitting self interest. For some this could be very boring.
That society in Marlo's book is all encompassing isn't it. Medical treatment, food intake, recreation is all done for the benefit of all. There appears to be no overriding self interest behavior on the part of any of the characters in the book, is there?
Very threatening to our modern societal beliefs in my view. Absoultely!
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