Relocating past the standard interpretations of this vintage chinese language textual content — that of utilizing it as a trademark of what to do subsequent or trying to are expecting the long run — Osho is utilizing the Tao Te Ching as Lao Tzu meant: to ignite the flame of person knowledge and insight.
His commentaries on those seven verses burn via each proposal we could carry approximately ourselves until eventually we will be able to see with an identical crystal transparent mild as Lao Tzu.
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Kate Sturge xliii Notebook 34, April- June 1885 In my youth I was unlucky: a very ambiguous man crossed my path. When I recognised him for what he is, namely a great actor who has no authentic relationship to anything (not even to music), I was so sickened and disgusted that I believed all famous people had been actors, otherwise they wouldn't have become famous, and that the chief thing in what I called 'artist' was the theatrical force. Our age feeds off, lives off the morality of previous ages.
He is an immoralist only in the sense of rejecting the morality that he sees as dominant in his time and cultural area. He often calls this morality simply 'morality', thus falling prey to a short-sightedness similar to the one he deplores in 'most moral philosophers', who 'only present the order of rank that rules now' (35). Still, the target of his critique cannot be misunderstood. Anyone who asks 'whether "good" is really "good'" (1) is evidently not discarding the vocabulary of 'good' and 'bad', but inquiring whether it is properly used in current judgements.
Hidden behind the many disputes about 'knowledge and belief', Utilitarianism and intuitionism, is this question of valuation. Socrates had naively placed himself on the side of reason, against instinct. (Yet fundamentally, he had in fact followed all moral instincts, only with the wrong motivation: as if motives originated in reason. ) Without meaning to, Plato tried to reach the result that reason and instinct want the same thing. Likewise, up to the present day: Kant, Schopenhauer, the English.