Beware of Culture

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Can we know for certain the distant impact of our current innovations?

Remember that we are always learning; our cultural medium always evolving. The norm is always changing, and what dictates it?

Safeguard critical faculties. They are essential to discover balance and sense of truth in a culture generally motivated by other interests.

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J. Krishnamurti…

Krishna
J. Krishnamurti on the mind —

“What is true can only be found from moment to moment, it is not a continuity, but the mind which wants to discover it, being itself the product of time, can only function in the field of time; therefore it is incapable of finding what is true.

To know the mind, the mind must know itself, for there is no ‘I’ apart from the mind … When you know the whole process of it, how it reasons, its desires, motives, ambitions, pursuits, its envy, greed and fear; then the mind can go beyond itself, and when it does there is the discovery of something totally new. That quality of newness gives an extraordinary passion, a tremendous enthusiasm which brings about a deep inward revolution: and it is this inward revolution which alone can transform the world, not any political or economic system.”