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By J. Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti's crucial message is that to discover fact, we needs to transcend the boundaries of normal concept. In public talks all over the world, he strove to unfastened listeners from traditional ideals and mental mind-sets so that it will comprehend what's. the basic message of J. Krishnamurti, respected thinker and non secular instructor to thousands, demanding situations the boundaries of normal notion. In talks and teachings to audiences around the world, he extricated his listeners from the tangled internet of rules, organizational ideals and mental mind-sets and pointed them to the bliss of fact. within the ultimate quantity of this sequence, conversations with person seekers discover many issues, together with the cultivation of sensitivity, the matter of seek, the significance of switch, and "What is lifestyles all about?"

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I will listen and try to understand what you are saying. ” You use discipline, control, as a means to gain tranquility, do you not? Discipline implies conformity to a pattern; you control in order to be this or that. Is not discipline, in its very nature, violence? It may give you pleasure to discipline yourself, but is not that very pleasure a form of resistance which only breeds further conflict? Is not the practice of disÂ�cipline the cultivation of defense? And what is defended is always attacked.

Ambition, conÂ�flict, is the way of man, and it can be used either against him or for him. ” What do you mean by conflict? Conflict between what? ” The ‘what will be’ is the further response of what has been and co n flic t–fre e do m–re latio ns h ip 35 is. By conflict we mean the struggle between two opposÂ�ing ideas. But is opposition in any form conducive to underÂ�standing? When is there understanding of any problem? “There is class conflict, national conflict, and ideological conflict. Conflict is opposition, resistance due to ignorance of certain fundamental historical facts.

Through this conflict there is no release, no 38 commentarie s on liv in g se co n d se ries freedom for man. Without freedom, there can be no happiness; and freedom is not an ideal. Freedom is the only means to freedom. As long as man is psychologically or physically used, whether in the name of God or of the State, there will be a society based on violence. Using man for a purpose is a trick employed by the politician and the priest, and it denies relationship. ” When we use each other for our mutual gratification, can there be any relationship between us?

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