By Jiddu Krishnamurti, Allan W Anderson
At a time of extraordinary outer swap within the political and social spheres, is there a basic internal swap that's demanded of every certainly one of us? within the eighteen dialogues with Professor Allan W Anderson, Emeritus Professor of non secular reviews at San Diego country college. J. Krishnamurti shows that pinning our hopes on prepared faith, technological know-how, political ideology or the marketplace economic climate not just fails to handle uncomplicated human difficulties yet truly creates them. They method out of our problems, Krishnamurti states, can basically begin within the brain of every certainly one of us, in an know-how of how we really understand existence, ourselves and others. Professor Anderson, all through those dialogues, refers to many passages of Western and jap non secular scriptures that he believes were misunderstood and which in reality help Krishnamurti's statements. The dialogues, reproduced in an edited and a bit abridged model during this publication, came about at San diego nation college from 18 to twenty-eight February 1974.
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Yes, now I do, I think, grasp precisely the distinction you have made. And I must say I fully agree with that. K: Unless you feel new you cannot create anything new. A: That's right. And the person who imagines that he is creative in this other sense that we pointed to is a person whose reference for his activity is this observer that we mentioned that is tied to the past. K: Yes, that's right. A: So even if something does appear that is really extraordinarily novel, merely novel, but still extraordinarily novel, they are kidding themselves.
A: Not radically new, but novel. K: It's like creative writing, teaching creative writing. It's so absurd. A: Exactly. Yes, now I do, I think, grasp precisely the distinction you have made. And I must say I fully agree with that. K: Unless you feel new you cannot create anything new. A: That's right. And the person who imagines that he is creative in this other sense that we pointed to is a person whose reference for his activity is this observer that we mentioned that is tied to the past. K: Yes, that's right.
A: So that we are both - yes, yes! K: Walking together all the time. A: There is a concurrent activity. Not one making a statement, the other thinking about it and then saying, "Well, I agree, I don't agree, I accept, I don't accept. These are the reasons I don't accept. These are the reasons I do", but we are walking together. K: Journeying together, walking together on the same path. A: Side by side. Yes. K: On the same road, with the same attention, with the same intensity, at the same tongue, otherwise there is no communication.