What do humans need to learn to evolve to a higher consciousness?
Baba interviewed by Willi Paul at PlanetShifter Magazine
We require no further evolution, if there is indeed any evolution of consciousness, to reach a higher state of consciousness, as it is already within us, at least its potential. In fact, just to take another shot at consumerism, we don’t need to acquire, consume, or “learn” anything. It’s the “learning” that is the problem in a nutshell. If we don’t “un-learn” what we have learned in the past couple hundred years, our humankind will become extinct. For that, we must each take responsibility for our individual consciousness.
What do we not know… We have forgotten how to connect to the Natural World, to the earth, the sky, the plants, the topography, the family blood, and all that makes it very difficult for us to connect with our selves. We are evolving, if you can call it that, to a virtual consciousness, in which our Speech, instead of connecting to the world, connects with networks of words.
We have to learn that consumption does not lead towards happiness. Our lives are about doing and making, not taking. We have to learn how to give back all the stuff we have taken in the last couple hundred years. It requires a great deal of self de-construction to rediscover who we are and what is our relationship to this planet.