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Wisdom Books: The Awakening of Intelligence by J. Krishnamurti

“Intelligence comes into being when the brain discovers its fallibility, when it discovers what it is capable of, and what it is not.”
KRISHNAMURTI

This comprehensive record of Krishnamurti’s teaching is an excellent, wide-ranging introduction to the great philosopher’s thought. Within general discussions of conflict, fear, violence, religious experience, self-knowledge, and intelligence, Krishnamurti examines specific issues, such as the role of the teacher and tradition; the need for awareness of ‘cosmic consciousness'; the problem of good and evil; and traditional Vedanta methods of help for different levels of seekers. Krishnamurti discusses these themes with Jacob Needleman, Alain Naude, and Swami Venkatasananda, among others. ‘The Awakening of Intelligence’ is indispensable for all those intent on a fuller understanding of Krishnamurti’s teaching.

J. Krishnamurti (1895-1986) was a world-renowned spiritual teacher who, for more than fifty years, shared his message with people of all ages, races, and backgrounds. He wrote many books, including ‘First and Last Freedom, Freedom from the Known’, and ‘Last Talks at Saanen 1985′.
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J. Krishnamurti (1895-1986) devoted his life to counseling and teaching. For more than half a century he was a public figure, traveling continuously around the world to share a message that has been heard and read assiduously by countless persons of all ages. He wrote many books including the Ending of Time, The First and Last Freedom, Freedom From the Unknown, Total Freedom.

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Enlightening Talks: Krishnamurti & David Bohm – The Future of Humanity

The Future of Humanity is a dialogue between Krishnamurti and David Bohm which took place in England in 1983.Starting with the questions – Are psychologists really concerned with the future of man? Are they concerned with the human being conforming to the present society, or going beyond that? – the conversation embarks on the incredible journey of the unconditioned mind and asks if the consciousness of mankind can be changed through time.

As discussed intelligently by Krishnamurti and Bohm in the following video, I don’t think many people will take the time to contemplate seriously on the psychological divisions created by our own thought processes.

This conditioning we call knowledge, which has been accumulated in the past, has contributed towards making us ever more divisive. This has unfortunately caused conflict within ourselves and with each other.

As I no doubt believe, those would-be masters who hold power and who wish nothing more than for us to fight each other rather than fight them, have conveniently used every indoctrinating tool at their disposal. Be it the imparting of divisive knowledge carried out by the political system, educational system, religion, and every ideology or authority figure we choose to accept as truth.

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Noam Chomsky: Western Powers’ Middle East Agenda To Secure The Greatest Material Prize

As Western Powers continue to pound Libyan positions whilst increasing the casualty numbers of innocent men, women and children on the ground, I share with you a relevant article written by Stefan Simanowitz as he reveals Noam Chomksy’s own observations and exhaustive research into the subject of past and present conflicts involving the West’s forays into the Middle East.

Chomsky accuses the West (US, UK & France) of being mostly disingenuous in their motives behind their supposed mission to secure a no fly zone in order to protect the Libyan people from Muammar Gaddafi’s air force.

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