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Chapter 25: Don’t Renounce the World, Renounce the Rubbish!

Once she is free from being pregnant compulsorily she will have as much time, as much energy to be creative. Until now half of humanity has remained uncreative.no great poets, no great saints, no great musicians, no great artists. Women have had no time. I was surprised to know that even the books on cookery are written by men, not by women. And the best cooks are men, not women: in all the great five-star hotels you will find great cooks, always men. Strange.That has been the domain of the woman forever, but she has no energy left. Because of these religious people, she will never be liberated.

Sex energy has to be welcomed and transformed through the alchemy of meditation into higher states of being, into creativity in different dimensions, not only creating more and more children. Life has to be planned, it should not be accidental.

I have heard that when God was making the world, he called man aside and gave him twenty years of normal sex life. Man was horrified: “Only twenty years?!” he cried. But God would not budge. That was all he would give him.

Then God called the monkey and gave him twenty years. “But, God! I don’t need that much,” said the monkey, “ten is enough.”

Man spoke up and said, “Can I have the other ten?” - and the monkey agreed.

Then God called the lion and gave him twenty years. The lion, too, only wanted ten. Again the man said, “Can I have the other ten?”

The lion roared, “Of course!”

Then came the donkey. He was given twenty years, but he also only wanted ten. Man asked for the extra ten, and got them.

This explains why man has twenty years of a normal sex life, then ten years of monkeying around, ten years of lion about it, and ten years of making an ass of himself.