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The question "Who am I?" is not a philosophical football meant to be kicked around coffeehouses by pseudointellectuals. It's a real-life question. Nothing is more important and more relevant than to know who you are.
Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler, Source: http://www.scienceofidentity.org/lectures-by-jagad-guruSaved by octopusgarden in wisdom quotes ScienceofIdentityFoundation JagadGuruChrisButler chrisbutler jagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

This is what many people, very influential powerful people, want you to believe - that you are just a computer robot. One of the ways that they try to convince you that you are a computer robot is by trying to convince you that computer robots are persons.

Author: Jagad Guru, Source: http://www.jagad-guru-chris-butler.com/transcriptsSaved by octopusgarden in wisdom quotes ScienceofIdentityFoundation JagadGuruChrisButler chrisbutler jagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Awareness - by Siddhaswarupananda


"Awareness" refers to that inseparable, essential, inherent attribute of yours, the self, which enables you to perceive thoughts, feelings, the world, etc., and indeed your own existence (self awareness = awareness that "I am").

Author: Science of Identity Foundation, Source: http://www.jagadguruchrisbutler.net/Saved by octopusgarden in wisdom quotes ScienceofIdentityFoundation JagadGuruChrisButler chrisbutler jagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is a fact that no matter how much sense gratification a person gets, he will never be satisfied.

Author: Science of Identity Foundation, Source: http://scienceofidentityfoundation.info/science-of-identity-fo...Saved by octopusgarden in wisdom quotes ScienceofIdentityFoundation JagadGuruChrisButler chrisbutler jagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is natural for us to want to be happy, satisfied, and free. But due to ignorance of our true identity, our natural longing becomes misdirected and leads to further bondage and unhappiness.

Author: Science of Identity Foundation - Siddhaswarupananda, Source: http://www.jagadgurusiddhaswarupananda.netSaved by octopusgarden in wisdom quotes ScienceofIdentityFoundation JagadGuruChrisButler chrisbutler jagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"There's a saying: 'Misery likes company.' So-called religious fanatics are so miserable that they want to create as much havoc in society as possible. They want others to join them in their misery."

Author: Science of Identity Foundation - Jagad Guru, Source: http://www.jagadgurusiddhaswarupananda.com/Saved by octopusgarden in wisdom quotes ScienceofIdentityFoundation JagadGuruChrisButler chrisbutler jjagadguru 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
"Without respect for people of different races or ethnicities or religions, how can we have a peaceful and harmonious society or world? And without a harmonious society, how can there be the necessary economic development and atmosphere conducive to spiritual happiness and self-realization?"
Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler, Source: http://www.brandonraynor.com/jagad_guru_chris_butlerSaved by octopusgarden in wisdom quotes ScienceofIdentityFoundation JagadGuruChrisButler chrisbutler jagadguru 11 years ago[edit] [permalink]

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