Witnessing is not aloofness; to witness is to come close

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): What is the relationship between witnessing, the observer, and the observed? How does witnessing relate to J Krishnamurti’s statement “Observer is the observed”?

Acharya Prashant (AP): What is observation? What is the observed one? Who is the…