An important question is, whether it is possible to create a better, peaceful society, while individuals have no peace and harmony inside yet.

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What about belief, religions and sects?

Believing has always something of a risk. Actually it’s a gamble, while we hope that this belief is according to the truth. But on what do our belief is based? Again it is our conditioning which defines what we believe. Education, culture, “intuition” let us decide to follow a certain belief, or on the contrary, to resist. But, how far can we trust those conditionings? What has this to do with reality? And why do we want to believe? Why do we accept the authority of an organisation, guru, prophet or pope who “knows”? How can we judge that from our own ignorance? Read the rest of this entry »