J. Krishnamurti – Madras (Chennai) 1973 – Public Talk 3 – Order is essential for survival
Order is essential for the brain to survive and to function rationally, healthily, objectively and effectively.
Why do you believe that there is a God or in anything that you hold dear?
When a disorderly mind chooses, what it chooses must be also disorderly.
A life that is lived in fragments is disorderly.
Order is necessary, and this order comes when you have an insight, the capacity to look at disorder choicelessly.
Choiceless awareness is intelligence, and that intelligence will bring order.
Relationship means direct contact, perception, understanding, and you cannot have an understanding of another when looking with an image you have built.
A mind that suffers has no love. It is only the mind that is free from suffering that knows compassion and love.
You must understand death as you must understand living.
Are you frightened of letting go of the known?
Questions from the audience followed the talk.
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