Beyond Psychology ~ 39

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event type discourse
date & time 1 May 1986 pm
location Punta Del Este, Montevideo, Uruguay
language English
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shorttitle PSYCHO39
Reader of the questions: Ma Prem Maneesha.
Question 1
Beloved Osho, why is it that Western society reacts so strongly to any individual deviating from the norm, particularly as far as his mental state is concerned? It looks on those who have fallen below the mind in such a way as to cast a stigma on them, and regards the possibility of going beyond the mind -- enlightenment -- with skepticism. It does allow a slight margin of deviation in its creative people and geniuses; hence such people are excused for their "eccentricities."
It is as if the mind is the touchstone of one's adjustment to society, and any aberration that might threaten the status quo is regarded with fear. What is that fear? -- both of the sick mind and the enlightened no-mind?
Question 2
Edited excerpt: 5min 23sec, beginning of question 2 **
Beloved Osho, why is it that in spite of the vast range of subjects that you cover in your talks -- perhaps a wider range than any man who has ever lived -- whenever I discuss you with press and any other interested parties, they seem preoccupied with only one subject: sex?


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