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Beginnings of learning by J Krishnamurti

By J Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti believed that “education is the center of the matter.” His longstanding drawback with the character and difficulties of schooling led him to stumbled on colleges in India, England, and the US, and his conversations with scholars, academics, and oldsters shape the main a part of Beginnings of studying. those vigorous, usually intimate exchanges activate functional, daily concerns in addition to wider philosophical matters, as Krishnamurti encourages his viewers to understand that the start of knowledge is self-knowledge. Jiddu Krishnamurti used to be born in southern India in 1895 and died in 1986. The essence of his teachings is that societal switch and global peace can merely happen via an entire swap of person cognizance.

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Html (10 of 19) [27/04/2008 00:07:02] BEGINNINGS OF LEARNING PART I CHAPTER 2 SCHOOL DIALOGUE BROCKWOOD PARK 18TH SEPTEMBER 1970 things together, or learn about doing things together. It is as much your responsibility as Mrs. Simmons', or someone else's. How will you help me, who says, "I am bored with games - leave me alone with my pop music or with my book. " What will you do? "I'm going to leave my shoes in the corridor, or I'll leave my room untidy, I don't care. At home in California, in London, in Paris, I behave as I want to.

Is it part of intelligence? If you said, "Look, I'm growing my hair because I like it, it looks nice, it's clean", I'd accept it immediately. But if you're wearing it as a symbol, then I want to know what that symbol is, because I've got to live with you. Your symbol may mean death to me! I want to find out. Questioner: But isn't there also kinship with your generation? Krishnamurti: But know why you are doing it. html (8 of 10) [27/04/2008 00:07:05] BEGINNINGS OF LEARNING PART I CHAPTER 3 SCHOOL DIALOGUE BROCKWOOD PARK 9TH SEPTEMBER 1970 your generation - is that right?

Let's be very clear on this point. Please stop me if you don't understand. " We are trying to find out together. As we happen to be a small community, what does it mean to live together intelligently? Obviously the first thing is that there should be freedom between you and me and the others. Freedom doesn't mean doing what you want to do, because if each one of us did what he wanted there would be chaos here. Or a few of you would form a group thinking this is what we want to do in freedom, as opposed to another group.

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