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Education and conditioning

Education and conditioning

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Public Discussion 3 Ojai, California, USA
April 12, 1977

What is the intention, the meaning of education?

What is the relationship between the educator and the student?

There is no teacher separate from the taught. The teacher isn’t merely one who gives information, but one who is deeply concerned with the student, which means he is concerned with himself as well.

What does it mean to be conditioned?

How can the conditioned teacher talk about the unconditioned state?

There is no temporary happiness, no temporary enlightenment, no temporary glory. Either it is complete or not. It is never fragmentary.

What do you do with your children who are attracted to violence?

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