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November 2009Edit

  Welcome to Wikipedia. We welcome and appreciate your contributions, including your edits to Meaning of life, but we cannot accept original research. Original research also encompasses novel, unpublished syntheses of previously published material. Please be prepared to cite a reliable source for all of your information. Thank you. McGeddon (talk) 10:08, 3 November 2009 (UTC)

Summarising a plot is fine - you should just be careful to avoid including your own interpretation (such as "yet the film leaves it to the viewer to see and garner what meaning they can from the film"). If you want to make a point outside of the basic plot of the film, you'll need to explicitly quote a review or interview. --McGeddon (talk) 16:45, 4 November 2009 (UTC)

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Mindfulness (Buddhism)Edit

Just to let you know, I readded the link you removed as not working, and corrected a typo which had been made in the domain name of the website. For future reference, if you find a dead link, please either try to find a working link (often pages have moved, and sometimes there are typos like this one), or mark it with the {{dead link}} template so that others can see that it is a dead link and can try to correct it later. Thanks for bringing the dead link to my attention though. GiftigerWunsch [TALK] 20:25, 17 June 2010 (UTC)

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move button didn't functionEdit

{{helpme}} I tried to move the page 'Health applications and clinical studies of meditation' to a new page called 'Meditation in Health Science' after reading a three year old thread on it under the talk page. I left-clicked the 'move' link and nothing happened except that a # sign was put at the end of the url in the address box at the top of the browser. I then tried to do the same thing on the Buddhist Meditation page and the same response occurred. What do I need to do to move the page? Thanks!--makeswell 18:39, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

 
The move option in the Vector skin appears when you move your mouse cursor over the small drop-down menu, shown here. (Other users may not have the "TW", which is the optional gadget, twinkle)

Sounds like you didn't quite click on the right bit. Either that, or there is some browser problem. Check this pic, and/or see Help:Move. If you still have problems, ask again - or, probably better, talk to us live with this link.  Chzz  ►  18:52, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

TalkbackEdit

My apologies for the delay in answering you! Lova Falk talk 08:16, 24 June 2010 (UTC)

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ko:틀:서명 달기 알림 --SineBot (talk) 05:55, 11 July 2010 (UTC)

Edit war warningEdit

Please avoid sudden deletions in the midst of a discussion on meditation for they will be viewed as edit warring. Thank you. History2007 (talk) 18:07, 12 July 2010 (UTC)

No problem.makeswell (talk) 02:26, 13 July 2010 (UTC)

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No Accidental editEdit

Move to main meant that I added the material to the Christian meditation article, called "main". It was not deleted, moved, just as I had previously moved Jainism material to keep the sections the same size. History2007 (talk) 17:09, 15 July 2010 (UTC)

A couple of commentsEdit

Hi Makeswell, I responded on Talk: Meditation to your request for special treatment, which I thought wasn't a good idea. Also, I wanted to say that I noticed that you recently created a page for MBSR - good work! I'd noticed a while back that there was not any page for it yet, and I'm glad to see that it now exists. Perhaps it will take a while to iron out all the issues (I haven't looked at it closely though I saw someone had added a template several weeks ago), but I'm sure it will get refined over time. Glad you started it. And good luck with all the other pages you are helping to improve. Best wishes -- Health Researcher (talk) 19:50, 29 July 2010 (UTC)

theoria articleEdit

Hello. If I could ask you to please go ahead and add citation requests to the article so that I might source whatever it is that you are requesting..Also please come to the talkpage so that I might get some clarity on what exact (or the best we can arrive at) is at issue. Thanks LoveMonkey (talk) 15:20, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

mentioning TheoriaEdit

Hi. Thanks for your comments. I was glad to throw my two-cents in on this one. It seems like there's been more disputing than constructive contributing to that article recently! I know it can be easy to get caught up in a dispute like that, but, yes, it's a good thing to step back from it for a moment when possible and consider what's best for the article as opposed to for your argument.
I made a few edits to the article myself earlier today, but I really think the best thing at this point would be to just replace that whole section with the current lead of the Christian meditation article itself. I posted that suggestion and more comment at Talk:Meditation#mentioning Theoria -- what do you think?
Regards, Wikiscient (talk) 04:26, 25 August 2010 (UTC)

a Western Source for theoriaEdit

I would to suggest this book for you to give an introduction to what theoria is.

  • The Spirituality of the Christian East: A systematic handbook by Tomáš Špidlík Cistercian Publications, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1986. ISBN 0-87907-879-0

I must say that the book is inaccurate (it confuses gnosis with theoria which is a NO NO). But this is OK it is a good book for you none the less. Theoria is not meditation (at least in an Eastern Orthodox sense of it). All people everyone have Theosis in one degree or another. I have allot of new age syncretic editors trying to edit war over the Theoria article so I apologize if I appear defensive. LoveMonkey (talk) 15:48, 2 September 2010 (UTC)

Inflammation illustrationEdit

Hi Makeswell. I've suggested here an alternative illustration for the Inflammation article, which you have commented on in the past. Your thoughts would be welcome. Anthony (talk) 09:54, 20 September 2010 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Mindfulness-based stress reductionEdit

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Vibratory Meditation by Saint Jai SathyaEdit

Hi Makeswell. Thank You so much. I need your help. I am trying to get some references. But I am not sure how to do these things so I wish that you can help me set it up. Or even help me organise a bio page of Swami Jai Sathya. Can I email you some links about Her.? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Vish Baala (talkcontribs) 00:12, 27 October 2010 (UTC)

WP:BRDEdit

Please read and respect WP:BRD, regarding Meditation. History2007 (talk) 03:54, 12 November 2010 (UTC)


APPEAL TO YOU Reg: [BRAHMAN PUJAN] , [UNIVERSAL PRAYERS] . written by [Naresh Sonee] On wikipedia , These above two pages are far older than the present article [Brahman] References of above titles are also available on New York site - http://www.printsasia.com/BookDetails.aspx?Id=445813482 Meanwhile, Can your good selves in Wiki Project Indian Community re-create a precise pages on [Naresh Sonee] & his book [Brahmand Pujan] – [Brahmaand Pujan] . However, Sonee is the writer of this book [Brahmand Pujan] written in 1999 . registered with Government of India- HRRD. Details of the registration is provided here on http://brhmaandpujanbook.tripod.com/ . More than sufficient, news and reviews are there on http://brhmaandpujan-news-reviews.tripod.com/ Since 5-6 yrs, for one or the other reason pages of [Naresh Sonee] & [Brahmand Pujan] are faced by communal bias from outside India so these articles over and again get deleted here in Wikipedia for minor reasons. However, many hits of - Naresh Sonee reflects on google search engine also. So, I request Wiki Indian community to kindly come forward and generously help these two pages to grow, as I am fed up to fight my case alone here [left] and moved out long back. Meanwhile, such an important info/issue on ‘Indian literature’ which adds & spell ‘new meaning /dimension’ to Brahman -should it stay lost else ignored? Your community panel has to judge at last. Myself, will not be on Wikipedia, for the same i apologise, but- pls. help these two pages to get reinstalled, reap, sow and grow, if you too feel so, I appeal to do this munificent favour. Regards- Dralansun (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 08:03, 27 December 2010 (UTC).

ThanksEdit

Thanks for adding the research section in the TM article . I had planned to do it but had family events to deal with. We did have a consensus to use for now, the intros of the articles listed on that page as a way to summarize the content, so I added that content while checking the wording in the sources for accuracy. Thanks for the start. I'd forgotten about it.(olive (talk) 05:15, 14 January 2011 (UTC))

Cool. makeswell (talk) 14:33, 18 January 2011 (UTC)

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My edit about SI units on Newton's Second LawEdit

Hey Andrew,

You reverted my edit: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Newton%27s_laws_of_motion&oldid=629291389&diff=prev

I am not sure I agree with your reasoning as of yet, for three reasons. The reasoning you gave was, "It is true in any consistent system of units. No need to mention a favorite here."

1) The units I mentioned are the standard SI units. SI units are the ones used around the world. It is not that the units are my favorites but that they are the ones universally accepted.

2) The second law is not true if the units are changed. For instance if the second law is given in terms of Newtons, meters per second squared, and grams, it is no longer true. Units give physical meaning to a law and insight into what the law is saying.

3) In practice calculations involving the second law always involve units. It seems appropriate to mention units in a section about the second law because the second law is always used with units.

I would be interested in hearing what you have to say.


P.S. This point may not be worth mentioning. I mean, it's not my main argument, but that we would leave this statement, "Thus, the net force applied to a body produces a proportional acceleration. In other words, if a body is accelerating, then there is a force on it," which was adjacent to the statement I made about units, which you removed, but then remove a statement about units, really boggles my mind. It seems much more relevant to me to mention that there are units in which the force, mass and acceleration are mentioned than the restate the law in a sentence when it has already been stated as a formula. Just making the point that it is not like we're in dire need to save space. Units are so inherent in any calculations or understanding involving the second law that it seems strange to mention the law without mentioning units, and since SI units are the universally accepted system of units, those are the ones to go with. makeswell (talk) 03:50, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

The truth of Newton's second law is independent of any system of units, and can just as easily be calculated correctly in US customary units, where force is in pounds, mass is in slugs, and acceleration is in ft/s^2. As your example in item 2 demonstrates, simply using SI units is not sufficient to be successful. It is always necessary to be aware of the units going into a formula in order to know what units come out of a formula and to make conversions when necessary. My objection was not specifically with providing an example calculation with units, but to the implied assertion that the law is only true if the correct units, or SI units, or even N, m, and kg, are chosen. Finally, the second law is not always used with units. Plenty of analyses are performed that incorporate the second law and many other laws to produce algebraic or unit-less results. After all, Newton published his laws in 1687, and the forerunner to SI units wasn't implemented until the 1790s. Let's continue this conversation on the article talk page. -AndrewDressel (talk) 21:32, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

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