This is lovely, indeed --- the use of memory / For liberation --- not less of love but expanding / Of love beyond desire --- To become renewed, transfigured, in another pattern. 'Little Gidding' (III) is wholly significant in the present context. CR Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote: Indeed. The spiritual iris. P. ----- Original Message ----- From: Laura Close To: [log in to unmask] Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2008 10:37 AM Subject: Eliotists What do you think of "Thus the love of country begins as an attachment to our own field of action" and "detachement from self and from things and from persons" ? Lovely ideas, lovely isn't it.... This is what I link to transformative imagination -LLC Laura Close [log in to unmask] -----Original Message----- From: [log in to unmask] To: [log in to unmask] Sent: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 1:27 pm Subject: Re: OT -- Pope Benedict 's U.S. Visit Ahem. It was in large part the gay clergy who protected the pedophiles, who actually interfered with the children. Other than that, what's not to like about a pontiff who chooses to celebrate his birthday with the Special Education child from Yale? Qualms about the retardate-in-chief and his Iraqi genocide? --------------------------------- Be a better friend, newshound, and know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now.