Man has imprisoned
woman in the house at a great cost, because he has taken away all other
possibilities of going on ego trips.
Now only one outlet is
left -- he himself -- and he is suffering a lot.
In fact, the Woman
Liberation movement is not only woman's liberation; if it really happens, it
will be far more MAN'S liberation.
Hence I don't see any
intelligent man against it; all intelligent man are for it, because they know
if the woman really becomes free they will be free too.
It is going to be
freedom for both.
Men and women are
different worlds; hence it is difficult to understand each other.
And the past has been full of misunderstandings, but that is not necessarily to
be so in the future.
We can learn a lesson from the past, and the only lesson is that man and woman
have to become more understanding of each other and more accepting of each
Those differences are valuable, they need not create any conflict; in fact,
they are the causes of attraction between them.
If all the differences between men and women disappear, if they have the same
kind of psychology, love will also disappear because the polarity will not be
there. Man and woman are like negative and positive poles of electricity: they
are pulled towards each other magnetically; they are opposite poles.
Hence, conflict is natural. But through understanding, through compassion,
through love, through looking into the other's world and trying to be
sympathetic to it, all the problems can be solved.
There is no need to create more conflict -- enough is enough. Man needs as much
liberation as woman. Both need liberation -- liberation from the mind.
They should cooperate with each other and help each other to be liberated from
the mind. That will be a true liberation movement.
That's what sannyas is all about.
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