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By Jiddu Krishnamurti

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1990
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The passages during this research ebook were taken without delay from Krishnamurti's talks and books from 1933 via 1967.

The compilers started through analyzing the entire passages from this era which contained the observe action—the subject of this booklet. this might now not were attainable with out using an entire textual content computing device database, produced via the Krishnamurti origin belief of britain. Over 750 passages have been studied in all, and the elements of "action" most often addressed through Krishnamurti have been famous. those points then shaped the description for the contents of this publication.

The fabric chosen has now not been altered from how it was once initially published apart from restricted correction of spelling, punctuation, and lacking phrases. phrases or words that seem in brackets will not be Krishnamurti's, yet were extra by way of the compilers for the sake of readability. Ellipses introducing a passage, or finishing it, point out that the passage starts or results in mid-sentence. Ellipses during a passage point out phrases or sentences passed over. a sequence of asterisks among paragraphs exhibits that there are paragraphs from that speak which were passed over. Captions, trigger from the physique of the textual content, were used with many passages. such a lot captions are statements taken without delay from the textual content, with a few being a mix of words from the passage. Krishnamurti spoke from any such huge point of view that his complete imaginative and prescient was once implied in any prolonged passage. If one needs to determine how a press release flows out of his entire discourse, you'll discover the total context from the references on the foot of every passage. those refer basically to talks that have been released within the gathered Works of J. Krishnamurti.

This seventeen-volume set covers the full interval from which this learn publication has been drawn. a whole bibliography is incorporated on the finish of this ebook. scholars and students can also be drawn to extra passages on motion now not utilized in the publication, avail2 capable for examine upon written request, within the information of the Krishnamurti starting place of the USA. This examine e-book goals to provide the reader as accomplished a view as attainable, in one hundred forty pages, of the query of motion as explored by means of Krishnamurti in the course of the interval lined. lots of the fabric provided has now not been formerly released, other than within the Verbatim studies which have been produced privately, in restricted numbers, essentially in the event you attended Krishnamurti's talks.

A ultimate word: The time period heuristic, utilized in the heading of part VI, is outlined by means of the Chambers 20th Century Dictionary as "serving or resulting in locate out" or "the strategy in schooling in which the student is determined to determine issues for himself" and never "depending on assumptions in keeping with prior experience."

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But that reaction is different from the reaction which society and yourself, through experiences, have built up, which has become your conditioning. When you see a tree, when you see a sunset, if you do not react, you are paralyzed. But when you react according to self-pity, according to your conclusions, according to your habits, according to your failures, successes, hopes, despairs, such reaction leads to incomplete action and therefore to the continuity of more conflict, more misery. I hope you see the difference between the two kinds of reaction.

There is a feeling of the totality of the earth, of the beauty, the richness, the extraordinary potency of the earth; but you can feel that total splendor only when you are not committed to anything. In the same way, you can get the feeling of total action only when you are not committed to any particular activity, when you are not one of the “do-gooders” who are committed to this or that party, belief, or ideology, and whose actions are really a form of self-centered activity. If you are not committed, then you will find that the conscious mind, though involved with immediate action, can put aside that immediate action and inquire negatively 53 into the unconscious where lie the real motives, the hidden contradictions, the traditional bondages and blind urges which create the problems of immediacy.

Because it is a marvelous escape, a way of resolving all his problems by avoiding the constant lapping of life on the banks of his mind. He does not understand this movement of life, he does not know what it is all about, but at least his self-discipline and his belief give him a sense of safety, security, and there is always Jesus, or Buddha, or God at the end of it; so the man who is committed to such a course is perfectly happy. He says, “What is there to doubt? It is all quite clear. ” All this I have not said cynically or harshly.

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