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Jan F. Brouwer's moment booklet "Champions of Enlightenment" discusses the
spirituality of a few of the main recognized thinkers of worldwide heritage, like
Friedrich Nietzsche, Alan Watts, Osho, Etty Hillesum, Aldous Huxley and
many extra. a few you could understand already. Others should be new to you. yet
what the entire 30 thinkers during this quantity have in universal is their ecstatic
love for the Divine. watch out. This love might turn out to be very contagious!

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Unimpeded my growth continues, day by day, even with this possibility of destruction before my eyes. ) I have rendered account of life. Nothing can happen to me. It's nothing personal. There is no big difference between me 13 Champions of Enlightenment going or some other human being. Death simply is the case. ) I mean with 'rendering account of life': the possibility of death has totally been accepted in my life. My life is as it ware expended with death, with looking death right in the eye and accepting death and destruction as belonging to life itself.

Arthur Schopenhauer 170 14. Ken Wilber 177 15. Frits Staal 210 16. St. John-of-the-Cross 218 17. Jiddu Krishnamurti 231 18. Emmanuel Levinas 243 19. Neale Donald Walsch 254 20. Sri Nisargadatta 262 21. Alan Watts 271 22. Andrew Cohen 277 23. Mabel Collins 288 24. Erich Fromm 304 25. Francis Fukuyama 310 26. Gerald Heard 322 27. Sri Ramakrishna 327 28. Osho 332 29. Ramana Maharshi 339 30. Paramahansa Yogananda 345 3 Champions of Enlightenment ~ A Note to the Reader~ One day, on holiday in China, taking my leisure on the banks of the river Lijiang, I suddenly heard a loud scream coming from out of the water, followed by a big splash and then, after a few minutes, a loud thwack, as if somebody was hitting a sack of potatoes really hard in the middle.

For the big questions of her time were: why is there so much suffering in the world? why do people hate each other? what is the reason for all these painful ordeals? The answer Etty finds in the course of her diary is: that we may find that everlasting Love in our own heart, that is even cherished amid 9 Champions of Enlightenment great perils and pains, a forgiving Love and a humanity that ennobles the heart by accepting everything God sends on our path; and that we may root out all hatred and all judgment of our fellow men, even if these men are Nazi's.

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