March 15, 2011

Two Big Brains Talk Freedom.

“Selfishness is doomed to frustration, centered as it is upon a lie…

To consider persons and events and situations only in the light of their effect upon myself is to live on the door step of hell…

My freedom is not fully free when left to itself. It becomes so when it is brought into the right relation with the freedom of another…


To give my freedom blindly to a being equal to or inferior to myself is to degrade myself and throw away my freedom. I can only become perfectly free by serving the will of God…

Our will is strengthened in obedience to the demands of objective reality. ~ from No Man Is An Island by Thomas Merton

Krishnamurti describes this complete freedom, “as learning all the time.” Enjoy!


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