J. Krishnamurti – Saanen 1965 – Public Discussion 3 – In negation is action
A mutation not brought about by will or the principle of pleasure.
What is the positive and what is the negative?
We create space, distance between the actual and the ideational, which needs time to cover. Time is detrimental because the ideal is non-factual.
We have invented time as a means of avoidance of ‘what is’.
To look at ‘what is’ needs no distance between the observer and the thing observed.
We are concerned with the radical mutation of the human mind.
Can the mind be completely transformed through time or is transformation immediate?
When the poisonous nature of positive action is totally understood, not fragmentarily but wholly, there is a natural state which is negation.
A negative mind is not a blank mind, is not a reaction, a rejection of the positive. Such a mind is intensely active; the mind itself is action.
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