Our minds are conditioned, that is an obvious fact - conditioned by a particular culture or society; influenced by various impressions; by the strains and stresses of relationship; by economic, climate , educational factors; by religious conformity, and so on. Our minds are trained to accept fear and to escape, if we can, from that fear, never being able to resolve, totally and completely, the whole nature and structure of fear.
I see that I must change completely from the roots of my being. I can no longer depend on any tradition because tradition has brought about this colossal laziness, acceptance and obedience; I cannot possibly look to another to help me to change, not to any teacher, any God, any belief, any system, any outside pressure or influence.
Abbiamo accumulato tante ferite, e se non ne siamo consapevoli tutte le nostre azioni diventano reazioni a quelle ferite.
Nella conoscenza di sè c'è la fine del dolore e, quindi, l'inizio della saggezza.