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identification or denial.


Only when the brain is quiet can there be right observation. Can


the brain ever be quiet? It can when the brain, being highly 


sensitive, without the power of distortion, is negatively aware.



All the afternoon the pressure has been on.


22nd Woke up in the middle of the night and there was the 


experiencing of an incalculable expanding state of mind; the mind 


itself was that state. The "feeling" of this state was stripped of all 



sentiment, of all emotion, but was very factual, very real. This state 


continued for some considerable time - All this morning, the 


pressure and the pain has been acute.


Destruction is essential. Not of buildings and things but of all 



the psychological devices and defences, gods, beliefs, dependence 


on priests, experiences, knowledge and so on. Without destroying 


all these there cannot be creation. It's only in freedom that creation 



comes into being. Another cannot destroy these defences for you; 


you have to negate through your own self-knowing awareness.


Revolution, social, economic, can only change outer states and 


things, in increasing or narrowing circles, but it will always be 



within the limited field of thought. For total revolution the brain 


must forsake all its inward, secret mechanism of authority, envy, 


fear and so on.


The strength and the beauty of a tender leaf is its vulnerability 



to destruction. Like a blade of grass that comes up through the 


pavement, it has the power that can withstand casual death.


23rd Creation is never in the hands of the individual. It ceases 


entirely when individuality, with its capacities, gifts, techniques 



and so on, becomes dominant. Creation is the movement of the






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