In a Press Interview, Osho speaks to journalists sent by the Punjab Kesari, a Hindi newspaper, who had asked him about his health. Osho mentions his time during the twelve days he has spent in US jails.
In a press interview in Jesus Grove, Rajneeshpuram, Osho speaks about the influence Confucius has on communism to this day.
Osho answers personal questions by Nathan Wood, The Rogers Cable System, Portland, Oregon about his typical day: “I have always slept from eleven till two for the simple reason that if you sleep in the day for one or two hours, you have two mornings instead of one. And why miss the other? And sleeping is just a beautiful activity.”
In a press interview in Rajneeshpuram, on 26 July 1985, Osho replies to a question by Swami Shanti Prabhu of the Rajneesh Times.
Osho answers a question by freelance journalist Penny Allen from Sisters, Oregon, USA:
“What happened to your glasses?”
In an interview with Mike Wolfe of KBND Radio, Bend, Oregon, Osho answers about the construction of a genealogical, bionic person, about superman, and the evolutionary process, creating a man who needs no healing.
Osho, it has been said that violence is as American as apple pie. Why is the United States – a country that prides itself as a land of freedom – such a violent place? Is there a relation between violence in America and its so-called freedom?
The world headquarters will be publishing my books, will be releasing my tapes, videotapes, will be doing every kind of work. But it has no domination over anybody. All communes of the world are independent. All centers of the world are absolutely free. They are under nobody’s guidance. My sannyasins are directly related to me.
Q: A couple of years ago, you talked about the world coming to an end – earthquakes, floods and wars and things. Is that still happening? Do you still see that coming to happen?
A question asked by Don Lattin, San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco, California, USA, in Rajneeshpuram:
Q: If I could ask you a question about your past: you spent a year – when you were a student in India – mad; in which you couldn’t formulate a sentence, and you lost your perspective. Is that the time that you were looking for that door?
Q: What exactly do you do in the bathroom for three hours a day? Or should we not discuss that on videotape?
My political system is totally different. I call it meritocracy, because it will depend on merit. It will not be a political system, it will not have any political parties. People will be running for posts on their own merit. And each individual will decide on his own, because no political party will be pressurizing
In December 1979, for the first time, a Rolls Royce is used to drive Osho to Buddha Hall for his discourse. And in an interview, Osho explains the difference between driving a Rolls Royce or a Mercedes.
Osho speaks about getting his Oregon driving license and being stopped by the police while driving on the county road in Oregon.