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  • There are three types of people in the world, those who don't know what's happening, those who wonder what's happening and those on the streets that make things happen.

Posted by Raunak Mahajan on October 6, 2012

What beautiful and relevant thoughts…We have to “be” before we can “do” anything. It is a pity that people are no longer identified by their values, thoughts or feeling and emotions. The defining parameters of individuals are their notepads, tablets, their email ids, their facebook profiles, what mobile phones they have, what the processor speeds of their computers are, what car they drive, what version of the latest Smartphone they possess etc. etc.
We have transformed from “beings” into “actions” that we perform with these material possessions of ours. It is of paramount importance that we return to being the masters of our “being” and the path to that journey begins with becoming aware of the absolute ludacrity of our present state of existence.

The Compulsive Explainer

Doing and being are two different states of being – and I am aware that I used the word being twice in that definition. That is because being is more fundamental. You have to be before you can do anything.

However, most people are now incapable of making this distinction – and are only capable of doing. This was once considered a serious problem – but it has been forgotten as people ceased being human.

What are they? Whatever they are, we don’t have any way of talking about them – and they intend to keep us that way: unable to comprehend them. They are in complete control, and can remain that way as long as no one can understand them. I suspect this is why they hate Science – which tries to understand everything. It might even be able to understand them!

Perhaps one way of understanding them would be to…

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  1. This reminds me of Martin Heidegger’s Being and Time. A great work that I have yet to finish.

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