What exactly is "fluffy bunny" new-age?

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Re: What exactly is "fluffy bunny" new-age?

Postby Takamba » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:11 am

What exactly is a fluffy bunny? No offense to Monty Python, but someone who must always insist on seeing the bright side of life. Not just that, not that there's anything wrong with a positive optimistic attitude, but fluffy bunny does not want to do the work - does not want to get soft fluffy paws actually dirty with muck and mud of real work.

New Age: a term that I've seen in print since around the time of the Theosophical Society from sources including Blavatsky as well as Paschal Randalph and Annie Besant.

We are living in a new age, so why make hate in your heart over a few words. And there have always throughout time been dabblers and churchianity types (so-called followers who do nothing but make a show of attendance and give a nod of agreement), so why should it be any different in an Aeon that gives personal power to the structures of one's faith and soul?

There was a time in my spiritual growth when I and a few friends would participate in what we called "Christian bashing sessions." Silly, isn't it? We grew out of that (or, I did anyway). Why did we find the need to spew vitriol at someone else's faith? Why was it necessary for the group mind I was participating in to demonize their previous direction? I got over it and went toward demonizing that group! Isn't that interesting? I thought to myself, this can't be right.

One morning I woke up and the Internet had happened. I took my acid to the net and began a crusade against fluffy bunnies and foo-foo new agers. But why? I kept asking myself. Why, when I can look back to when I was just a boy, just a young man, I was just as hopeful and innocent as them, why bash?

There are those who may irritate me with their Sun Sign hippy excuses for their behaviors, they may play like children with ancient artifacts and I may worry that they'll cause me to question my own actions, but this is a new age* after all. A new Aeon as well, in fact.

*New Age, not to be confused with Age in astrology terms, but a "new age of man."
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