A Disturbing AoL Brainwashing Video
by Stupidseeker, Doctor
(Submitted on 2012/04/05 at 5:44 pm | In reply to VSS)
If anecdotal reports are to be believed then Khorshed Batliwala a.k.a Bawa is the closest to guruji after his blood relatives.Here’s a link to how bawa defines skepticism, what he/guruji thinks of them and how to dispel skepticism.For the last, he delivers the punchline at 3.15.
Watch parts II an III for more “knowledge”.
You Judas, @ 4.50 in the above.
The following is a transcript of part of the above video:
Ignorance is being a skeptic and not knowing it. If you think you are a skeptic, you are no longer a skeptic. You already have a clue of something beyond, so in reality you can never know when you are a skeptic. A skeptic is stuck in a paradigm that closes off all other possibilities.
What is a skeptic? A skeptic says “Look, life is like this, everything else is nonsense. So a skeptic is stuck in a paradigm, a way of living which closes off all other possibilities. My way is the highway, is the right way. Everybody else will go to hell, I will go to heaven. If you follow me you will go to heaven, otherwise you will also go to hell. A skeptic.
But this creation contains all possibilities. As you understand how paradigms shift, skepticism drops. A real scientist cannot afford to be a skeptic because skepticism cannot probe into unknown areas of existence.
Skepticism is an I-know-it-all attitude, and this attitude is unscientific. Skepticism is dis-spelled by knowledge. Do not recognise someone’s skepticism and try to argue, arguments only strenghten skepticism.
Fear of losing one’s freedom brings more resistance and causes more skepticism. [...] Deep inside every human being there is faith and love. Skepticism is only a thin layer. If you hold in your mind “This person is a skeptic”, you empower their skepticism.
Your silence and a smile in your heart will dispel any skepticism.
Let me say upfront: this is the BIGGEST LOAD OF HORSE SHIT I have ever heard. There isn’t a single grain of truth in any of the above.
Anyone reading/hearing this who has the faintest idea what skepticism means must realize that both Bawa and SSRS are talking out of their backsides.
What this ignorant psychopath is actually referring to is close-mindedness, NOT skepticism. He is deviously twisting something which is actually beneficial to mankind to make it sound like something undesirable. He is wrong on EVERY single account above. All good scientists are first and foremost skeptical. They do not blindly accept anything on faith without finding evidence for it.
Skepticism is healthy, not undesirable. And being skeptical will go a long way towards preventing people from falling into the clutches of a religious cult like of Art Of Living. Which is why this is obviously another sly attempt to bypass devotees’ critical-thinking circuits, in a similar to all the BS about having doubts and dropping them which we have already discussed ad nauseam.
The fact that Bawa is blindly parrotting what SSRS has written in a so-called “knowledge” book just goes to show that even those in the senior-most positions in AoL are so badly brainwashed that they not only accept any nonsense which SSRS speaks as truth unquestioningly, but they in turn try to pass it off as some kind of enlightened spiritual wisdom.
And the most disturbing thing is that young, impressionable minds actually believe this nonsense, because it’s coming from a purported authoritarian figure, who in turn learnt it from a purported enlightened being. An “enlightened” being who can’t even use a dictionary.
This video is a perfect example of the sort of BRAINWASHING that goes on in AoL, but there is so much more.