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Can Thought Stop?: Amsterdam 1967 - Public Talk 4

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"Can thought stop? - 28 May 1967
• When there is a process of recognition it is the projection of the past. The mind
is always functioning within the field of time, which is of memory. Can the
mind go beyond that?
• What is pleasure and what is desire?
• How is it possible, without control, subjugation or denying, for thought not to
allow itself to interfere?
• When all authority of every kind is put aside, denied, then you can find out for
• When you are completely attentive, you see. It is only love that sees - not
thought, the mind or the intellect. One has to learn how to look, how to hear.
• Q: Could you distinguish between what you mean by the word ‘recognizing’
and ‘being aware’?
• Q: How is one to break off a concept that one has carefully built?"

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