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Beyond Psychology Talks given from 12/04/86 pm to 04/05/86 am English Discourse series 44 Chapters Year published: 1988 Ch 6 appears in the book "Socrates Poisoned..." Ch 29 Beyond Psychology Chapter #1 Chapter title: Truth is the greatest offender 12 April 1986 pm in Archive code: ShortTitle: Audio: Video: Yes Length: 8604125 PSYCHO01 Yes 86 mins Question 1 BELOVED OSHO, IN THE POONA YEARS, I REMEMBER YOU SO OFTEN USING THE PHRASE, "BE IN THE MARKETPLACE, BUT NOT OF IT." I THOUGHT THIS MEANT THAT WHEN I WAS AWAY FROM YOU, I WOULD NEED TO CONSTANTLY REMIND MYSELF THAT I WAS NO LONGER PART OF THE MARKETPLACE MENTALITY -- I WAS A SANNYASIN. RECENTLY, DROPPED INTO THE SO-CALLED NORMAL REALITY OF BARGAIN-HUNTING AND FLAT-FINDING, OF SUPERMARKETS AND SKINHEADS, I REALIZED YOUR PEOPLE AREN'T PART OF THE MARKETPLACE; THAT NOW THERE IS NO NEED TO REMIND OURSELVES -WE ARE VERY OBVIOUSLY AND IRREVOCABLY A RACE APART. ONLY WEEKS AGO, MY QUESTION WAS ABOUT HELPING YOUR VISION TO BE REALIZED. NOW, AFTER MY RECENT EXPERIENCE OF THE WORLD, AND SEEING ITS TREATMENT OF YOU, I DON'T EVEN HAVE THE ENERGY TO TALK TO PEOPLE ABOUT YOU. DOES THIS MEAN THEY ARE TOO FAR GONE -- OR AM I? The way the world has treated me is absolutely natural, you should not feel offended by it. If they had been respectful, understanding, and loving towards me, that would have been a shock. Their treatment is absolutely expected. You have not gone far away, they have gone far away and they have been going on and on for millions of years. The distance between the real man and the man that exists in the world has become almost unbridgeable. They are so far away from their own reality, they have forgotten the way back home. They have forgotten what was the purpose of their being here. There is an ancient parable... A very wise king wanted his son -- the only son, who was going to be his successor -- to be a

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