“….the art of obtaining freedom….” // Huston Smith on Aldous Huxley

By | 19th February 2018


“Not needing triumph, adulation, or disciples, he could bypass them for truth….”It’s rather embarassing,” he said, “to have been concerned with the human problem all one’s life and to find that one has little more to offer by way of advice than, Try to be a little kinder.” If, as he had earlier observed, the central technique for man to learn is “the art of obtaining freedom from the fundamental human disability of egoism,” Huxley had achieved that freedom.”

Huston Smith (Introduction to “The Divine Within” by Aldous Huxley)

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