Why must I be afraid of the other person? We all complain that our lives are dominated by external influences and that makes life miserable; but have you ever tried to think what enables that other person to control me?
Acharya Prashant: I will begin with the question. It is a quotation from Japji Sahib. The question is such that it will dissolve a few other
Why is life a torture?
It is a torture because you are not looking at it intelligently.
Why have you started believing in their propaganda?
Who told you that this is what makes life worth living – a house, a car, and money, and reputation, and all of this.
The society itself told you. The education told you that degrees make life worth living. That is what they told you and then they are the ones who control you by telling you that they will give you the degree, the respect, and the reputation, and you fall in the trap, and then you wonder why I am a slave?
See through the trap.
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It’s just a skill that you have acquired circumstantially. Kindly do not confuse it with anything else. It’s not self realization. It’s not what you are and it’s not your love. The mind is such that if it does something over and over again, repeats and repeats and repeats, it becomes attached to that.
What is the relation between a machine and a human being?
A machine works far more efficiently than a human being but is totally unaware of its own processes. Even the best computer does not know itself though it may be a thousand times more efficient than a human being. The essential difference is that a human being may know himself, he has the power of reflecting.