Socrates Poisoned Again ~ 07

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event type interview
date & time 22 Feb 1986 pm
location Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece
language English
audio Available, duration 2h 27min. Quality: good.
Live music before and after the discourse.
online audio
video Missing, possibly available.
online video
see also
online text find the PDF of this discourse
shorttitle SOCRAT07
Interview. Questions read by Ma Prem Maneesha : questions from AP, VPI and Reuters News Agencies.
Question 1
Can you tell us why, as an admirer of Socrates, you don't practice the Socratic method of dialogue?
(Note that questions 2-5 are missing on the CD-ROM. Source of them here is a transcript.)
Question 2
Bhagwan, can you comment on President Ronald Reagan's performance as a politician?
Question 3
Are you disappointed with your experience in the United States?
Question 4
Bhagwan, why, in your opinion, are Americans not receptive to your ideas? Which nation do you think would be more receptive?
Question 5
Bhagwan, were you making fun of the Americans by choosing to use so many Rolls Royces?
Question 6
Is your philosophy influenced by the Western psychoanalytic tradition?
Question 7
What is so special about what you teach, if it condones almost all forms of self-expression?
Question 8
Why have your teachings attracted so many followers, and why are women, particularly, attracted to your teaching?
Question 9
Are you mocking the West in the same way you mocked the traditional gurus in India?
Question 10
Do you think your teachings will outlive you?
Question 11
Whom do you think is the greatest Western philosopher?
Question 12
Why did you choose to come to Crete? Are you a Kazantzakis enthusiast?
Question 13
Do you have sexual relations with your followers, now or in the past?


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