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Albert Einstein’s so-called “God letter” sold at auction recently for $2.9m. Written the mid-fifties, the letter takes issue with belief in God: "The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product of human weaknesses," he writes. "The Bible is a collection of venerable but still rather...

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Each individual is unique and incomparable, yet it is the very things that make us unique, one-of-a kind, our very differences, that can lead to endless comparison. “And never compare. Comparison is a disease, one of the greatest diseases and we are taught from the very beginning to compare. Your...

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Uniqueness, Specialness

What is the difference between being special and being unique? “Being unique is everybody's nature; being special is relative. When you start feeling that you are special you are comparing yourself with somebody. Special is in comparison to somebody; unique, there is no comparison. "Unique means you are alone as you...

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Just Be Ordinary

These days being ordinary can sound like being dull. With the media full of people doing exciting things: winning awards, hitting the jackpot, discovering cures, breaking records, overcoming setbacks, it’s easy to think we’re missing out by not being special in some way, by not being extraordinary. Osho has a...

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People in Power

Why do we put people in power who have had no training in it? A wise man once said that the urge to become a politician should be enough to disqualify a person from so doing, yet the power-hungry continue to seek election. Osho proposes shifting the power from the...

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What If Death Is Not the End

What if death is not the end after all?  Osho reveals not only that our fear of death is based on a misunderstanding, but that dying is the beginning of a new life. “Death is the most misunderstood phenomenon. People have thought of death as the end of life. That is...

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Is there life after death? Death is inevitable. From the moment we’re born, the clock is ticking. Religions promise a better life in the hereafter, but who really knows what will happen? Osho is asked "Is there life after death?" “This is a wrong question, basically meaningless. One should never jump...

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Conscious

If you are conscious, you can watch, and with OSHO Meditations there is nothing to concentrate on, and everything to watch, witness, become aware of. “You can watch your mind and will be surprised that all that you carry in your mind and think is yours is not yours. It...