Actueler dan ooit: Priests and Politicians The Mafia of the Soul
Dit in 2016 opnieuw uitgebrachte boek Priests and Politicians The Mafia of the Soul houdt een duidelijk waarschuwing aan ons in over hoe wij door politici met ons laten sollen.
Hoezeer de politiek onze levens beheerst, was te merken aan het dagelijkse nieuws dat er over de Amerikaanse presidentsverkiezingen was. In de diverse talkshows komen voortdurend bespiegelingen over de
stand van zaken hierbij aan de orde.
Ook werpen de Nederlandse verkiezingen van maart ’17 hun schaduw al weer ver vooruit.
Osho schudt ons wakker: wat laten wij gebeuren door mee te gaan in wat er op politiek gebeurt en wat directe consequenties heeft voor ons leven.
“Hoe kun je een president door middel van verkiezingen aanwijzen? Hoe kun je een bestuurder door middel van verkiezingen aanwijzen? Je geeft zoveel macht aan machtsbeluste mensen; met je eigen handen zeg je hen jou te vernietigen! Dit is geen democratie. In de naam van democratie hebben deze mensen de massa uitgebuit.” Osho
Osho geeft aan: “Onderricht wordt dogmatisch en onbeweeglijk, zij creëert een gevangenis om je heen. En er wordt van je verwacht dat je erin gelooft. Ik ben tegen elk geloof. Want alleen blinde mensen geloven dat er licht is. Zij die ogen hebben, geloven niet in licht. Ze kennen het. Weten is een ervaring, niet een geloof.”
Inhoud van Priests and Politicians The Mafia of the Soul
“For five thousand years the politician and the priest have been in the same business.”
“You have to be aware who the real criminals are. The problem is that those criminals are thought to be great leaders, sages, saints, mahatmas. So I have to expose all these people because they are the causes. For example, it is easier to understand that perhaps politicians are the causes of many problems: wars, murders, massacres, burning people. It is more difficult when it comes to religious leaders because nobody has raised his hand against them. They have remained respectable for centuries, and as time goes on their respectability goes on growing. The most difficult job for me is to make you aware that these people — knowingly or unknowingly, that does not matter — have created this world.”
OSHO On Priests and Politicians the Mafia of the Soul
OSHO on the conspiracy:
“Can’t you see a simple conspiracy between the priest and the politician? The masses are befooled. The priest gives the sanction from God: certifies that this is the right man to be the president, this is the right man to be the vice president, the prime minister. Of course, the politician needs it because the masses will listen to the priest: the priest is impartial, he has nothing to do with politics, he is above politics. He is not! The priest is in the hands of the politicians.”
OSHO on selling hope:
“The politicians have been selling hope for thousands of years, the priests have been selling hope. And it is strange that after such a long time, they are still doing business. The man seems to be fast asleep, without looking at the whole strategy. The priests and the politicians have to disappear from the earth. Only then the new man – rich, comfortable, skillful, creative – can come into being.“
OSHO on the motivation of Priests and Politicians:
“Politicians and priests have always been in a certain conspiracy. The conspiracy is that they both need wars, they both need poverty, they both need people in suffering, misery; orphans, widows, sick people – they both need all these people.”
“The politician claims that he is dying for the nation, when in reality he is dying for his chair, for his position. The chair has become synonymous with the nation.If his chair is lost he would not care a bit for the nation; he would let it go to hell. Similarly, the priest proclaims that he is dying for God and religion when in reality he is dying for his position in the church; he is dying for his ego.”
“You are being hypnotized by the businessmen, political leaders, educationists, priests because everybody has an investment in you being hypnotized. Then you can be used. The politicians go on saying, “This is your mother country, and if your mother country is in difficulty, go to war and become a martyr.” What nonsense! The whole earth is your mother.”
“All the educational systems prevalent in the world are nothing but strategies to create ego trips, to create ambitious minds. Priests and politicians support them because if ambition is not inflamed in you, there will be no politics; if ambition is not inflamed in you, you will never feel frustrated. A non-ambitious man never feels frustrated. Why should he feel frustrated? He never expected anything in the first place; you can’t frustrate him.”