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Does Pleasure Bring Happiness?   J. Krishnamurti Online Transcript 

Eighth Conversation with Dr. Allan W. Anderson in San Diego

Thursday, February 21, 1974

  • Eighth conversation with Dr. Allan W. Anderson
  • Q: What relationship has pleasure to enjoyment, joy, and is pleasure happiness? Is there any relationship between pleasure and enjoyment?
  • What is pleasure and what is it that keeps it going?
  • What is the pursuit, the constant direction of it?
  • A single tree standing on the hill. You see that it is really beautiful the flowers, the deer, the meadows the water and the single tree, and its shadow.
  • You see that and it is almost breathtaking.
  • Does thought then come along and say how extraordinary it was, what a delight it was? Isn't there then desire for repetition?
  • So thought gives nourishment, sustains it and gives a direction to pleasure.
  • Why should thought come into it at all?

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