Krishnamurti & the Art of Awakening

Krishnamurti Quote of the Day

Group Discussion 13th April, 1948 | Mumbai, India

Question: What is it that destroys security?

Krishnamurti: Nationalism destroys physical security. It brings about war. Everything we do psychologically is against peace.

Question: When we jump out of our state of contradiction, will there be honest thinking? Or, must we isolate ourselves?

Krishnamurti: Are you aware that you are in contradiction? You cannot call yourself a nationalist and at the same time talk of peace. When property is used for self-expansion, it leads to hatred. It is a contradiction. When you have particular beliefs, can you maintain real brotherhood?

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