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Re: on Rules and Yoga

Sep 24, 1997 06:08 PM
by A. Safron

> From: Bart Lidofsky <>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <>
> Subject: Re: on Rules and Yoga
> Date: Wednesday, September 24, 1997 12:09 PM
> 	True. I, however, like to make the following comparison: If you live
> in, say, New York City, and wish to climb Mt. Everest, a ship won't take
> you to the top. But it can be very useful in getting you close enough
> that you can actually try. Now, Krishnamurti is sort of like a guy who
> swam the Atlantic Ocean by himself, made the trek all the way to Mt.
> Everest, and then climbed it. He says, "You don't need any vehicles to
> climb Mt. Everest, and no vehicle will get you to the top of Mt.
> Everest." This does not mean that a vehicle can't be extremely helpful
> in getting you part, or even most, of the way there. 
> 	It is probably true: no organization will give you enlightenment. But
> an organization can very well help you get close enough that you CAN go
> the rest of the way yourself, even if you're not a Krishnamurti.
Shucks, Bart!  I knew that already.

A. Safron

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