Sandy Hill, America Show, Paramount TV; The Denver Post, Denver, CO
Hello, Osho. I understand you’d like to know just a little bit about this broadcast. It’s so new that a lot of people aren’t quite sure. But it’s now syndicated across the country. It’s a joint project between both Paramount and CBS. You’ve grown weary of us already?
So why do you keep putting up with us?
I will continue.
You have a story to tell, which is why you do.
You do seem very serene, though, and very happy for a man who is in effect ending a religion which has been created totally around him.
It has been created around me, but not according to me. I have been always against organized religions. They have exploited humanity. They have kept people in darkness because their whole logic is based on belief. And anybody who believes stops inquiring. Belief is a dead end.
But do not the people who have come here and who surround you and who are devoted to you believe in you and your…?
No. Nobody believes in me and I don’t have any system of beliefs, no ideology. They are here because they love me, and love is not a belief. They are here not as my followers, they are here as my friends. I love them.
But they do follow you and follow your teachings.
No. I explain…