Those of you who have been following Madeline’s great blog “1EarthUnited” may have wondered what happened when you couldn’t reach her blog 😦 It suddenly disappeared about a week ago in an inexplicable cyber-glitch.
Good News! She is back again with a new URL: http://1earthunite.wordpress.com/
“You are the world… without you, there is no world. You must understand the
whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why
you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing and dance, and write poems
and suffer and understand, for all that is life.” — Jiddu Krishnamurti
This is one way of understanding the statement: that the individual is the only
reality. And the world is nothing but the collectivity of individuals, so whatever it
is, it is a contribution of individuals. If it is ugly, you have contributed to its
ugliness. If it is full of hate, jealousy, anger, greed, ambition, you have contributed
to this whole hell in which we are living. You cannot throw the responsibility on
somebody else; you have to accept the responsibility on your own shoulders.
J. Krishnamurti’s statement that “You are the world” simply emphasizes the fact
that every individual, wherever he is, whatever he is, should accept the
responsibility of creating this world that exists around us.
read more at 1EarthUnited
- Freedom from the Known – J. Krishnamurti (nondualityamerica.wordpress.com)
- Observing from a Quiet Mind – Krishnamurti (newearthpulse.wordpress.com)
- Bloggers for Peace (bloggers4peace.wordpress.com)
- B4Peace Action Alert (bloggers4peace.wordpress.com)