Letters To His Pupils – Excerpt From A Letter To J.V.

"Men are wolves"   Your letter needs a long and detailed answer but the time I have at my disposal won't allow that. Nonetheless, I don't want to keep you waiting because you are somewhat troubled. One indisputable fact is that over all these years I have never...

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Letters To His Pupils – Letter To A South American Pupil

Wishing to escape vagueness regarding our role and the meaning of our lives points to a grand task; this wish must become the cornerstone of every search. Those who do not know exactly what they want, what they are seeking, and how to attain their aim can only wander...

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Letters To His Pupils – Excerpts From a Letter to R.M.

Be silent and, without seeking to obtain anything at all, listen. Life is circulating. You are. So why dash out forever seeking something that can exist only in you and nowhere else? You are; there is nothing else. That is what we must become aware of. I AM. This is...

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Eating A Piece Of Bread

While you are eating a piece of bread, try to recall the events that collaborated to let this take place. The oven's heat that baked the bread, the plowed earth before that, sunlight, rain, harvest, the winnowing, the being carried to and from the mill, the complex...

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How To Live Simply

It is a big question. Let the answer come into the empty space that one must create in oneself. Trying to live simply is not the way - we don't know how. Trying to fix it is filling the space with activity, when what is needed is to empty oneself and allow an answer...

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