... That's true, there
is no need of marriage, friendship is enough.
Marriage came into
existence only because man was incapable of love and friendship; it was a poor
If you love somebody
there is no need to make it a legal contract.
And the legal contract
cannot make it a certainty that you will love the person always.
The legal contract has
no power over love.
Marriage is a legal
contract; it is ownership, private ownership.
It is a licence to own
the woman. Just as you have dog licences, it is a licence -- you are the owner.
This simply shows that
there is no love.
Law comes in only when
there is no love; otherwise, love is enough unto itself.
Love should be the
primary phenomenon, and then you can bee together.
should be a friendship and a responsibility.
When two persons love
each other they are responsible, they care for each other.
No law is needed to
create that caring and that responsibility; no law is capable of creating it,
At the most, it can
impose a certain formal structure on you which will destroy your love, your
As the society becomes
more and more alert and more and more conscious, as it is becoming every day,
marriage is going to disappear.
Instead of marriage
there will be friendship.
Just as in the past
'husband' and 'wife' were beautiful words, in the future 'girlfriend' and
'boyfriend' will take a very respectable place.
Meanwhile, because you
have to live in a society, you can go into...
Unio Mistica - Vol. 1 Chapter 10 Question 4
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