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The groups and cults which young people have formed or follow--wearing clothes, head-hair, and beards of a highly exhibitionist sort, speaking a jargon about which the less said the better--are not likely to appreciate the philosophy of truth. Yet they glibly chatter of Nirvana and seek easy ways of achieving it instantly. They have tried drugs, mantrams and mandalas, Zen meditation and Art, drink and sex, as part of these ways. Needless to write that their egos remain as strong as ever, or rather, stronger. They like to gather in "loving" groups. Now and then a genius appears among them but soon finds that solitude is better for his work than these work-shy ever-talking crowds.


-- Notebooks Category 16: The Sensitives > Chapter 4: Those Who Seek > # 179






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