#Silenti – A Rose Beyond Violence, part four

Sun in Gemini

krishnamurti Jiddu Krishnamurti, (1895-1986) taken in 1929. Image source below

Krishnamurti was not afraid of the radical.

“The moment there is radical change in what we are,” he said. “we shall bring about peace in the world…”

It’s a very simple thing to say: change ourselves and we change the world. How could this be viewed as anything but fanciful? Physics would certainly not allow such a postulation. There is no provable, repeatable link between the ‘world’ and how a man or woman is, it would say. For this to be true a force would have to emanate from such a person and affect the whole universe…

For this to be true there would have to be something special about the link between ‘me’ in here, in my head, heart and body, and the world I truly inhabit; as though the world, itself, were ‘plastic’ and reflecting what ‘I’ truly am…

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