Are our soldiers fighting and dying in Iraq in vain?

What in the world is going on?
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Post by stilltrucking » August 8th, 2007, 6:21 am

The only eyelid blinking release therapy I know of currently is Rapid Eye Technology (RET), which has been around since the mid 1980s but is just now becoming mainstream therapy for PTSD and a number of other stress disorders including anxiety, phobias, trauma, and others. The technique is non-invasive, extremely low stress, and fast. Many people experiencing RET remark that it feels too easy to be effective - but then their symptoms are gone and don’t return, so they have to admit it worked for them.
Camille Browning, an RET therapist from Gadsden, Alabama, recently wrote me, “My brother-in-law is a war veteran. I did 15 minutes of RET on a bad memory he had of his war experience. He told me later that the issue was totally clear and that he was able to come off of 3 of his medications after that.”
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Once scorned as nervous tics, certain tiny, unconscious flicks of the eyes now turn out to underpin much of our ability to see. These movements may even re?veal subliminal thoughts
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Post by jimboloco » August 9th, 2007, 11:02 am

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)1 integrates elements of many effective psychotherapies in structured protocols that are designed to maximize treatment effects. These include psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, experiential, and body-centered therapies2. EMDR is an information processing therapy and uses an eight phase approach.

During EMDR1 the client attends to past and present experiences in brief sequential doses while simultaneously focusing on an external stimulus. Then the client is instructed to let new material become the focus of the next set of dual attention. This sequence of dual attention and personal association is repeated many times in the session.

Eight Phases of Treatment



it's like having a guru wave an eraser on your mind
nothing is forgotten,
but the event becomes emotionally dulled, like, erased emotions
they say it's integrsating the mind, the better half heals,
i told him it's like he's sprinkling me with holy water

but the process is the pathway thru this ritualistic healing
that really works
in combo with cognitive work
and times out, man.

i keep growing by leaps and bounds
bought some tobacco yesterday
from a man who is planning on visiting lebanon with his lebanese wife
for the first time this fall
i told him about the large scale aerial bombing war
by israel
said i thought it was in excess
wished him a nice trip
he don't carry glass pipes
says the tv people were at his store

but i got a zig zag roller and papers, man

yes it was touching to cconnect with the young man's mother
very deep touching
the kind that wounds and heals
always healing
you gonna buy me a subscription to the scientific american, man?
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yo ho ho an a bottle of rum om[/color]

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Post by the flaming ace » August 9th, 2007, 11:12 am

it looks like old senator from alaska
whazziz name?
ya know, the one who said "yes"
that our soldiers was dying in vain
mike gravel,
he said, more or less, like,
look at the nam
they got baskin-robbins in hanoi
ho ho ho chi mint
like they are becoming commie-pinko capitalists\exactly what the american left wants
more or less
so where's the beef?

it is with the right wing power brokers
and their running dawg lackeys

thinking about taking a basic course in american government
like, the mandatory requirement was waved
i was in rotc, man

i'd get tired of rice ice cream, too

so mike gravel got bumped,
but not before dennis the menace
thanked alaska mike
avant-courrier for the pentagon papers
into the senate congressional record
and then snuck it to a publisher,
for mass circulation.
ballsy old homre,
it would be a shame
he dared to challenge the conventional attitude of solemn respect
for the fallen
but how much is an affectation
because they don't want to deal with the essential question of human cost,
they sanitize it,
and pass it on

so the dnc booted alaska mike
that's stupid
if true
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Post by hester_prynne » August 10th, 2007, 3:02 am

More on Dying in Vain:
http://www.gravel2008.us/?q=node/1822

H 8)
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Post by Artguy » August 10th, 2007, 10:39 pm

The end of any human life is the end of precious existence.... for whatever reason....Raises all kids of questions about human existence ...How long does a human live...and with what value...war is repugnant but by suggestion that it has been around for as long as we have walked erect...I don't think it is ever going away...so maybe we have to balance morality with objective history.?

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Post by e_dog » August 10th, 2007, 11:09 pm

To return to tha orginial question--

the USoldiers aren't fightin' invain. theys fighting to prove that the US Empire is morally bankrupt. They do good job doin that.

Fuck Bush. Uncle Sam is a child molester.
I don't think 'Therefore, I am.' Therefore, I am.

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Post by stilltrucking » August 10th, 2007, 11:25 pm

Hester posted:
thanks for posting that link above hester. I feel a little spark of hope again. I had pretty much dismissed Gravel because of the "money game"
I just figured the one with the most bucks would win Hillary or Obama. But the last couple weeks I been pretty disillusioned with them But I figured I would just hold my nose and vote for the one who "bought the election" I am not going there anymore. I am going to believe in Gavel. I am going to see if there is a yahoo user group for Gavel in texas.

Have you read the comments to the link above?

I cut and pasted some of the ones that I thought were pretty interesting and put it up as an htm file if you are interested

here is the link

http://www.geocities.com/smilingjacky/dyinginvain.htm
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if you are curious here is a link to a

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Post by mnaz » August 12th, 2007, 2:26 pm

Yes.

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Post by jimboloco » August 14th, 2007, 4:39 pm

mike gravel
give them hell
who can tell

i saw the carpet bombing in east cambodia
kookie
i mean
how could we do that?
guys flying airplanes without a clue

are we mad?

sir, no sir

no more war heroes
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Re: Are our soldiers fighting and dying in Iraq in vain?

Post by Doreen Peri » September 22nd, 2015, 2:34 am

Just quoting my friend ...

"What about the war in the homeland? Why don't you respond to your mother? Call your mother! She might die soon. You don't have much time. Call her. Reply to her. Quit ignoring her. Quit trying to save the world and save your mom. I don't have a mother but you do. Excuse me, but just a thought. Fuck Iraq. Your mother needs you." - Michael


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