Believing our thoughts

When you are identified with your mind,  you cannot be very intelligent because you become identified with an instrument, you become confined by the instrument and its limitations. So, use the mind, but don’t become it . . . The mind is a beautiful machine. If you can use it, it will serve you; if you cannot use it and it starts using you, it is destructive, it is dangerous. It is bound to take you . . . into some suffering and misery . . . Mind cannot see; it can only go on repeating that which has been fed into it. It is like a computer…Remain the master so that you can use it; otherwise it starts directing you.

Osho, New Man for the New Millennium

One thought on “Believing our thoughts

  1. Thank you for this clear and true post. I have often thought of this and felt the danger of
    letting mind rule over us. It is a wonderful tool but should never be the ruler of a human being.

    miriam

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