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While reviewing this book, Madhuri reflected on issues like control, power struggle and verbal abuse and how it affects us.
Beloved Osho, Recently Rudolph Hess, one of the last Nazi big shots, died. He committed suicide in jail in Berlin, where he was imprisoned for forty-six years. He was the right-hand man of Adolf Hitler.
Never take advantage of power. This is the way India has always lived. This was not her weakness but feminine strength, states Keerti. Published in The Asian Age, August 20, 2019.
Bhagawati writes about the implications of the race to Moon and Mars undertaken by the USA, Russia and China, and shows Osho’s incredible insight into the status quo.
On July 20, 1970 Osho began the Hindi discourse series Krishna: Meri Drishti Mein (कृष्ण : मेरी दृष्टि में) (Krishna: The Man and His Philosophy) at C.C.I. Chambers in Mumbai.
Osho states, “Lust for power is the foundation of all wars. If you look at human history… the whole of human history is nothing but a history of wars, man killing man.”
Quote by Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower (1890 – 1969), American Army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
“Everything is joined to the cosmos,” states Osho on the subject of sun spots and related wars, disturbances, and diseases on our planet.
Osho speaks on war in Afghanistan and in particular on the Pakhtoon people, and about the role of the Americans and opening up of the then Soviet Union.
Osho declares, “If we examine the course of human thinking in the last 300 years, we find a steep increase in doctrines of humanity and justice. But never, in all the history of the world, has mankind indulged in such terrible warfares or committed such heinous atrocities.”
In view of the ever erupting tensions and threats between countries who hold nuclear weapons, it is interesting to note that we’ve been there before. Wu Mingren explains the essential historical facts in Ancient Origins on August 10, 2017.
Osho speaks about the Great Indian War – Mahabharata – and explains the significance of the four ages: sat yuga, treta yuga, dwapar and kali yuga.
Osho speaks on ‘peace of mind’ and asserts that to be against anything is to be at war. “Peace is very alive. Peace is more alive than war – because war is in the service of death, peace is in the service of life.”
Excerpt from Arjuna’s (John Hogue’s) recently released book, ‘Trump Strikes Syria: and North Korea?’
We should follow our heart and love our life as a precious gift of God, not to be wasted for superficial and imaginary goals, writes Keerti in The Asian Age on February 17, 2017.
Hawking says, “This aggression may destroy us all by nuclear or biological war. We need to control this inherited instinct by our logic and reason.” By Aatif Sulleyman, published in The Independent on March 9, 2017.
“These people who are in power are almost on the brink of destroying the world, rather than lose their power. “
Osho, when I dropped my job as a political reporter in order to come to Poona, some of my friends who are engaged in the struggle against atomic war, atomic power, destruction of the environment, the dismantling of democratic freedoms, etcetera, called me an escapist.
From Russians living in the U.S.: Russia will NOT attack, but she WILL retaliate. Published on June 1, 2016 in The Saker and SOTT.
So now scientists are almost in the hands of the politicians. … The world has to be one, and it has to be governed by creative people, not by politicians.
Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010) was an eminent American historian, playwright, social activist and political science professor at Boston University.
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?
In the last few weeks you have been talking a lot about the world running fast towards a dead end, without showing any more hope that things will ever change.
Q: Beloved Osho, What is this undercurrent of giggling in my heart every time I feel that you are using the whole world as a device for our growth, and that you are using us as a device for the whole world? Would you please comment?
Tom Bennet created a video to show that war is beyond human understanding. The timeline is WWI to ISIS; however, because of the 2 minute time-limit, not every single war is included.
During three thousand years, fifteen thousand wars have been fought. Fifteen thousand wars in three thousand years?
Kul Bhushan asserts that we can’t escape to another planet but rather ought to explore our inner space.
Psychologists say it is very difficult to find a man who has not thought at least four times in his life of committing suicide.
An open letter beyond politics by Brian Eno, an English artist, musical innovator, record producer for artists ranging from David Bowie to U2 and Coldplay.
If the world becomes a little more conscious, soldiers will throw away their arms and hug each other, sit down together under a tree and gossip.
Destruction is all around us and it appears that the next war is just one step away – or is it? In this video he calls ‘Epitaph’, Zen Gardner describes a possible future humanity is headed towards yet ends on a positive note with the encouragement “learn to follow your heart … and keep your fire burning brightly.”