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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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Life is very simple, playful, and light-hearted when you move with it. Just be a little more compassionate and loving, and don’t disturb life by your seriousness. “In my understanding life is a very simple, playful, light-hearted thing. Don't disturb it by your seriousness. Move with it. “So when it is...

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“It is logical that first one should understand and only then should one try to live. “But life is far deeper than logic, and many times life is absolutely illogical. If you try to cling to logic you will miss many things, and those many things are the most precious....

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Misery Is a Compromise with Society

“Misery needs no intelligence, no courage, no rebellion; you simply have to adjust yourself to society and you will be miserable, because the whole society is miserable. If you want to be blissful you have to rebel against many things which create misery: you have to be on guard...

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Meditation Is a Device

“…without intelligence there can be no happiness. Man can only be happy if he is intelligent, utterly intelligent. “Meditation is a device to release your intelligence. The more meditative you become, the more intelligent you become. But remember, by intelligence I don't mean intellectuality. Intellectuality is part of stupidity. “Intelligence is...

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The Woman Should Be Given Every Freedom

For millenia women have been oppressed by men. The feminist movement has done its best to liberate women from this oppression, yet it is only very recently that a campaign has started to make heard the voices of those who’ve suffered at the hands of men. Osho’s vision is...

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love-and-marriage

Bella DePaulo, one time visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and author of Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After, writes this contribution to the New York Times, May, 26, 2017. Entitled, “Get Married, Get Healthy? Maybe...