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Moshe Feldenkrais: “Meditation is for Idiots”

Here is the great Moshe Feldenkrais doing what he does best attacking and criticizing other methods. Feldenkrais is better than everything you see...including meditation. Feldenkrais: Meditation is a drug for idiots "...doing, moving, and acting is better than meditating. If you meditate, it is only if you act wrongly that the meditation does something. If you act wrongly, and then correct it with meditation, or with any other drug, then what happens? You live so poorly that you need the drug or the meditation. If you need the relief, it means that you use yourself wrongly, in the state of relief, in the state of meditation; that is how you should live. And if you live like that, why meditate? Why take drugs? Can you see that it is very simple and very idiotic? It is so idiotic that

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Moshe Feldenkrais: “it is you who is a nasty idiot”

Toxic Feldenkrais Quotes: Moshe and his use of the word, “idiot” and “idiotic.” "...it is you who is a nasty idiot." - June, 22nd 1977, SF Training Could you imagine being in training program with Moshe Feldenkrais and having him scream at you and kick you and repeatedly call you and your fellow students "idiots" and "idiotic"? That is the way Moshe Feldenkrais taught and perhaps goes a long way to understanding why so many of his students became abusive and also engage in name-calling and personal attacks against their students and colleagues. Lift it until you feel pain. As you know that is idiotic. - June 30, 1977. Your head and leg begin approaching one another when the internal voice of the idiot truly stops pushing you to do more than you can. - Alexander Yanai #3...

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