CONDITIONING (OSHO Meditation Minutes)
 
Parents should be aware of what they are conditioning their children -- and the children should be given every freedom to experience the good, the bad, so they can decide on their own. You need not have to say it to them. You simply watch carefully that they don't fall in a ditch. And third thing: never say anything to your children that is not your existential experience. Accept your ignorance. That will give more respect to you, more trust in you, but the parental ego wants to pretend that they know everything. Be respectful to the child. Parents expect respect from the children, but they forget that this is something mutual. You respect the children and they will respect you. You trust the children and they will trust you. And then there is a possibility of communication.
 
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