2.4.12 Landscape, Soundscape Part 1

I once talked to a woman, just a perfectly ordinary nice LOL, little old lady. And she told me about she’d had an accident in an elevator and she’d broken a leg, and got stuck under the elevator. And she was there for half an hour before anybody could get...

2.4.11 Way Beyond Seeking Part 4

Also you get soft. You’re not on the qui vive. If you develop flabby muscles because you never get involved in a fight. And so gradually the successful group fails. With the group which managed to obliterate all its enemies will fall apart. So, what are we to do...

2.4.10 Way Beyond Seeking Part 3

Once upon a time there was a Chinese farmer, who lost a horse, ran away and all the neighbors came around that evening and said, ‘That’s too bad.’ And he said, ‘Maybe.’ The next day the horse came back and brought seven wild horses with it. And all the neighbors...

2.4.9 Way Beyond Seeking Part 2

But you see however much you mask it under lofty ideals. I mean that the most religious people in the world the greatest saints are the various rascals. I’ve known lots of them. I’ll tell you in confidence I’ve known a lot of clergyman. And the filthiest...

2.4.8 Way Beyond Seeking Part 1

One of the first things which everybody should understand. Is that every creature in the universe that is in any way sensitive and in any manner of speaking conscious regards itself as a human being. That is to say. It knows and is aware of a hierarchy of beings above...

2.4.7 Philosophy of the Tao Part 4

We, with our purposive minds say, ‘All this is for the purpose of survival.’ Now for the survival of what? We have already defined the entire organism in terms of a purpose for survival. All the parts of a plant are shown to have roles in the survival process. So, ...