From same talk:
"Krishnamurti: That’s right, that’s right. You’ve got it. Then when the observer is the observed image, then there is no conflict between himself and the image. He is that! He is not separate from that. Before, he was separate and took action about it, did something about it, reacted to it. But when the observer realizes he is that, there is no like or dislike. Sir, don’t - you examine yourself Sir.
In this awareness, because it has exposed everything very clearly, there has been no choice (choice only exists when there is confusion) and so this awareness has removed every form of conflict; therefore there is clarity. And this clarity is attention. Don’t agree please! This requires actual doing, not just agreeing. When there is this attention, in which there is no observer nor observed, this attention is intelligence. In this attention there is no conflict whatsoever, therefore there is no demand for anything. And, this attention has its own activity, its own action. So there is an action which is not born out of the observer. When the observer acts, his action is always separate. Sir, look. We cannot go further into this matter unless you have actually done it - actually do it. Then you will find that attention, being intelligence, is beauty and love - which the observer, separate, tries to imitate - then the mind has no limit. 7th August 1967
Krishnamurti: Watch it Sir, you don’t have to ask me. Watch it yourself. The moment there is a choice in this awareness, then there is a direction directed by this observer. Right? But when the whole pattern, when this whole structure has been understood, conflict has come to an end; and therefore the mind - because the mind is this awareness - has become extraordinarily sensitive, highly intelligent. Because sensitivity goes with intelligence - there is no intelligence without sensitivity, physical as well as psychological - the mind has become highly intelligent and sensitive! Because that intelligence is not put together by any conflict. There is the intelligence which has been put together through conflict, which is the observer. The observer separate from the observed has its own intelligence. I don’t want to go into that."
From Sept. 6, 1973 Brockwood Park:
K. So my question is: can the mind free itself from the image?
Q: You become aware that it is just an image and not a reality.
K: Now, are you in realising that, are you free of the image?
Q: If you actually see the image…
K: Not ‘if’, this is your question. It is your problem. Are you free of the image?
Q: If you see it…
K: Not ‘If’. I come to you, sir, I say, ‘Look, my friend, I don’t know how to get rid of my image, I have got so many images, tell me what to do’. And you can’t answer because you don’t know what to do. You say, well let’s talk about it endlessly, and I die by the end of it. My problem is I want to end it.
Q: Sir, who is this ‘I’?
K: Sir I don’t want to go… You see. Can your mind be free of an image which prevents observation? Stick to that thing. Not who is ‘I’. We’ll go into that.
Q: I am that image.
K: Yes sir. Then what? You are that image. You are the image. Now how is the mind to be free of that image, which is you?
Q: If I am the image…
K: Are you? Sir please, the house is burning! I must do something about it, I can’t everlastingly talk about the man who put the fire - has he red hair, brown hair, white skin, black skin, purple - the house is on fire.
Q: By accepting the image.
K: So you accept the image. It is there, why do you accept it? You see how you are totally unaware, if I may most respectfully point out, totally unaware of what you are doing, how your mind is operating.
Q: It comes from fear.
K: Fear. Is fear preventing the mind from putting away the image?
Q: Thought itself it preventing it.
Q: Sir, what is this image? I mean, I don’t know - does anybody see this?
K: Sir, I’ve told you what the image is. Image is a prejudice, a word, association of words - I am a Christian, or I am a Communist, I am a Catholic, I am a Protestant, I am a follower of some guru - those are all images.
Q: Sir, but the idea, the idea that there is something to see gets in the way of seeing it. You know, if I say I am going to see how - you talk about being a Christian for instance - if I am going to observe myself as a Christian, that very idea to see something would stop me seeing it.
K: No sir. No, sir.
Q: The idea that there is anything to see gets in the way of seeing.
K: No. I am a Hindu, a Catholic, a Communist, that is an image, a verbal series of conclusions, ideologies, dogmatic and so on, those are the images that I have built by words. I am asking, can the mind free itself from that? So that it observes without any distortion, otherwise I can’t learn.
Q: When I see a prejudice, the only way I can work is to go on seeing it and not try to change it, because that is another prejudice, but to go on seeing it.
K: Now do you see your prejudice? Is the mind aware of the prejudice it has?