Doing unto Others

There seems to be a need – unconscious desire or whatever – to share our wisdom with the rest of the world. I'm doing it too.

Osho says fanaticism and proselytizing arise from an insecurity of our beliefs. That makes sense to me. If the whole world can be made to believe as the proselytizer believes, perhaps his shaky faith can somehow be buttressed. This looks like a tremendous investment in energy and time, especially when compared to more reasonable alternatives such as examining one's own belief structure.

This much distance i can put between myself and the pushers: i will commit to not shoving my beliefs down your throat.

see also Sanctimony

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