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“You can have me or my armies. If you choose me I will not fight for you,” states Krishna in The Bhagavad Gita.

When Krishna offers himself or his armies to the opposing sides in The Bhagavad Gita stating that if picked he himself will not fight Duryodhana says, “If I have your armies I don’t need you.

Arjuna says, “If I have you I don’t need your armies nor do I need you to fight for me.”

Arjuna is to be the victor. The message is not to fear the armies of this world however vast they may be.

Bhagavad Gita free PDF E-book – three modern translations

“Arjuna is a great warrior. He is the general of the army of the Pandavas, the ‘good guys,’ who are engaged in an epic battle with the ‘bad guy’ Kauravas.

In The Mahabharata the Kauravas  think  the Pandavas fools because they are so easily cheated at gambling. The Pandavas allow themselves to be cheated in the hope the Kauravas will repent, will have a change of heart for the better.

Thus it is in this world. The children of light are seen as fools by the children of darkness.

When people ask, “Where was/is God?” either they have forgotten or do not know or do not believe that we are the body of God no matter how many Sundays they have parked their arse in church.

Nonetheless those who know do not ask, “Where was/is God?”

We know where God is and is not.

God is not with the majority.

One with God is the majority.

Einstein said “The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.” when he learned most watch and do nothing.

We must always be prepared to stand alone and to die alone.

Rich fellas come up an’ they die, an’ their kids ain’t no good, an’ they die out.“–Ma Joad’s curtain speech in The Grapes Of Wrath

“The musical exhilaration and reverie of (Herman) Hesse’s early years were antipodal to what he was undergoing at school, which, until his fourteenth year, had for Hesse “the close atmosphere of a penal institution.” At twelve he was already clear in his own mind that he wanted “to become either a poet or nothing at all.” But this astonishingly early clarity of purpose was soon followed by the painful realization that, although there is a road, a school, a course of study by which one can become a teacher, a pastor, a physician, an artisan, a merchant, a postal official, and even a musician, a painter or an architect, there is no road, school, or course of study by which one becomes a poet. Out of the child’s question— whether his goal could be realized—grew criticism of the school’s authority. Leading to serious conflict, this precipitated the first real crisis in Hesse’s young life. The child had perceived lucidly the equivocal nature of a pedagogy—indeed, of the adult world in general—that because of its own mediocrity and lack of existential courage, allows greatness only as a distant idea in remote historical perspective.  It was the very same with the poet as with the hero and with all strong or beautiful, sanguine, and out-of-the-ordinary people and movements: If they lived in the past they were glorious and every schoolbook was full of their praises; but if they lived in the real world of the present day they were hated. Presumably the teachers were specifically trained and hired for the purpose of preventing as far as possible the growth of magnificent free men and the committing of great, splendid deeds. Thus the young Hesse soon saw nothing but abysses between him and his goal. Everything seemed devalued and uncertain. But he adhered stubbornly to his plan to become a poet. At thirteen the conflict began. Hesse’s conduct at school and at home left so much to be desired that he was sent “into exile” to the Latin school in Goppingen. His stay there lasted only a year.”—Franz Baumer, HERMAN HESSE.

“Never underestimate the power of one person to change the world for the better. All too often that is all that does it.”–Margaret Meade.

“One man operating alone on faith can accomplish what trained armies cannot do.”–Henry Miller.

People who say they are Christians who turn their backs on the hungry, the thirsty, the homeless, the naked, the sick, the prisoners, the stranger are not Christians no matter how may days they park their arses in church or how much they “donate” to worthy causes. Their tax receipt robs them of God’s grace.

When we see wrong and do nothing a part of our self dies. For that reason I do something.”–Jane Jacobs (the American mother and housewife who stood up to Robert Moses in New York and to the Spadina Expressway in Toronto) .

The Fool, with a surface value of zero, is the highest valued card in the Tarot. Everry manm eho trusts himself is a fool in the eyes of this world.

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literally tens of thousands of flyers posted to bring harm upon Reg Hartt. “What would Jane Jacobs do?” She stood up all her life against things like this.

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