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#OSHO

Start with #desire.

One has to begin with desiring something that cannot be achieved by desiring. But if you are aware of this fact - if you are aware of the fact that you are desiring something that cannot be desired - it helps. At any moment, you can take the #jump.
With the #mind we cannot understand anything which is effortless. Mind means effort. The faculty of the mind is to do something; it is an instrument for doing. The very faculty of mind is to #achieve something, to gain some desire.
You cannot begin with no #desiring. The mind will make this non-desiring also the desired object.

The mind will create new desire and say, “Okay, I will try not to desire.” It will say, “Really, it looks fascinating. I will try to do something so that this no desiring happens.”
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Maybe we should listen to the wisdom of those who have had their country torn apart by sectarianism. Here’s what @crookedshore says are the steps to demonizing the other:
1. Assumption of Malign Intent:
“they intended to cause the harm that we experienced”

2. Distrust:
“every idea or statement by them is wrong, or proposed for dishonest reasons”

3. Externalisation of Guilt:
“everything bad or wrong that has happened to us is their fault”
4. Attribution of Evil:
“They want to destroy us and what we value most and must therefore be destroyed themselves”

5. Zero-Sum Interests:
“everything that benefits them, harms us and vice versa”
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At dinner, I learned more about corruption + racism built into society by our masters. A book we discussed (Zinn) was used as part of this "Left" resource's bibliography. I had to share. [A thread]

@BlackSocialists - thoughts on this resource?

historyisaweapon.com/indextrue.html
It very simply lays out the case that we are all being controlled. It covers hidden history of the United States including their (and, due to the systems created by our masters, our) racism. 

#racism #systemicracism #history
If you haven't been in school for a while (or are in a terrible school), some of the words might trip you up. Dictionary.com and Wikipedia.org are two good resources to help you.
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