So Krishnamurti was about truth but we are not

We are the positive thinking generation. Fast food generation.

We are the hollow men
We are the stuffed men
Leaning together
Headpiece filled with straw. Alas!

– T.S. Eliot, The Hollow Men, 1925

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Sleepy, hollow men maybe?

That is an idea…

Ideas are like pointers. What do these ideas point to? More ideas or actualities? A poem or text of ideas that point at other ideas exists wholly in the realm of ideas. Can a text point to an actuality?

Maybe “Krishnamurti was about truth” means that Krishnamurti’s words pointed to actualities, rather than ideas. ?

Question: Instead of addressing heterogeneous crowds in many places and dazzling and confounding them with your brilliance and subtlety, why do you not start a community or colony and create a reference for your way of thinking? Are you afraid that this could never be done?

Krishnamurti: Sir, brilliance and subtlety should always be kept under cover, because too much exposure of brilliance only blinds. It is not my intention to blind or show cleverness, that is too stupid; but when one sees things very clearly, one cannot help setting them out very clearly. This you may think brilliant and subtle. To me, what I am saying is not brilliant: it is the obvious.

Poona, India | 7th Public Talk 10th October, 1948

If an “idea” points to the actual then it is not an idea it is a “fact”.