If you want to escape, escape totally

Escape is not at all a dirty word, if it is total escape. Total escape is liberation.

What most of us do is that we don’t escape ‘away’, we escape ‘to’. We don’t escape away from all, we escape to something. So when you hear a teacher saying that all is nonsense then you don’t say “all is nonsense.” Then you say — okay that means my responsibilities are nonsense, my studies are nonsense, my…

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