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  • You just married into that family. Just by marrying the son of a bitch,

  • you got a car, a house; you don't have to work anymore.

  • You've got all of that for nothing. Is that right?

  • When you went to university, did you pay for it, or did your dad?

  • "Well, my dad paid for it." Then you got that for nothing,

  • just by being born to the right father;

  • but you don't want anybody else to get anything for nothing.

  • You people that were born in America inherit the railways.

  • They're all here. Automobiles are here. You didn't make the telephone.

  • Just being born here, you got all that for nothing.

  • In my day, we had covered wagons.

  • We didn't have all the highways and all the things that are available.

  • So, I'm saying that we get a lot for nothing, just being born here.

  • If you were born in India, Ceylon,

  • you'd be crawling in the muck.

  • Getting things for nothing is not bad; it doesn't hurt anybody,

  • and these people that are giant corporation owners get up

  • and say "All you people want things for nothing." When you die,

  • are you going to leave your money to research,

  • or to your son or daughter?

  • What the hell have they done for it? See what I mean?

  • Being born to very wealthy parents gives you a lot.

  • Just being born, you get for nothing.

  • Mothers sometimes talk as though they engineered the child.

  • They shake their head "I gave it life and it bloomed."

  • They do nothing; just walk around, and 'clunk' out it comes,

  • whether you want it or not.

  • Some guy has an orgasm. He's fucking,

  • has a brilliant time, and pretty soon the guy says

  • "You're gonna have a bright baby." "You're my son!",

  • like he made it. He went in the shop, and he sawed out the eyes

  • and molded them. He'd been in and gone, even farted and belched,

  • and didn't want the kid who would come along anyway.

  • Now, parents do nothing, unless they work on the kids:

  • unless they try to make you self-sufficient

  • and show you that they have problems, that sometimes they're wrong.

  • Sometimes they don't understand things. When parents talk like that they're terrific:

  • "Sure I've got problems occasionally, but I know how to handle them."

  • When a kid comes over and says "Are you the smartest daddy in the world?"

  • You say "I can tell you how far the moon is, how long it takes to get there.

  • I don't know where the hell I put my eyeglasses."

  • Now, you say the same thing "Was Einstein very smart?"

  • He could tell you how much the planets would vary in their orbit in 10,000 years,

  • but he never knew where his tie was;

  • couldn't find it; looked all day long for it.

  • One day, he had to lecture at one of the universities,

  • and he put on some baggy pants. A guy says

  • "You can't go and lecture with those pants."

  • He says "What's the matter with them? They're clean."

  • The guy says "There's no crease in them." He says "What's the crease for?

  • "What was that?" "What's it for?

  • As long as you're wearing clean pants." Some asshole worked on a crease.

  • Now we won't go out without that crease.

  • How can you go out without your hair done up a certain way?

  • I'm just telling you, people are brought up to be stupid, insane.

  • Another interesting thing about Einstein: he had an ordinary-looking house

  • near Princeton, New Jersey;

  • and the goddam hedges were growing all over the place.

  • When he first moved in the neighbors were very mad.

  • "The goddam guy won't cut his hedges, and the grass is wild."

  • They all got mad, until they found out Einstein lived there.

  • Then they'd drive to their house "See those hedges? That's Einstein's house."

  • In other words, if Rockefeller, Howard Hughes wears a torn, dirty shirt,

  • farts and belches, they think "He's a millionaire; he's eccentric."

  • If you do it, you're a goddam bum, do you understand?

  • So these people up there that you admire are not much better than anybody else.

  • The kind of things most of you believe in are wrong. That's why you're in trouble,

  • but if you learn how to think about the world, in this way, in this sense:

  • that people are the products of their environment;

  • you can raise a dog full of hate or love; you can raise children

  • so they love people, but don't blame anyone for anything.

  • There will be no prisons in the world we talk about.

  • There will be no hatred, no jealousy. And I'll show you what love is.

  • If you are my wife and I'm in love with you, and you want to run off to the milkman,

  • I'll help you pack. Is that what you really want? I'll help you pack.

  • "You goddam two-timin' son of a bitch. I'll get a drink!"

  • You're going to get a drink? There's no problem solving; we get pissed off.

  • Because, if you want the milkman, it means that you don't want to be married to me.

  • It must mean that, right?

  • Now, when you go off with the milkman, if I love you, I will help you pack.

  • Can you understand that?

  • And I say "Honey, why don't you take this paper toy. You've always liked that too."

  • Oh no, don't try to do that! You say "Well, why are you doing all these things?"

  • "Because I love you." That's what love is.

  • The other kind of shit: "You two-timin' cunt! [grumbling]",

  • and a normal person gets so fucking uptight that they don't know mercy.

  • [grumble] He drinks that shit, and it knocks him out.

  • Excuse me if I break any bones. A drunk, I swear to God, he comes in and says

  • "Move your ass, silly fuck. Move over." He could never say it sober.

  • "Move your fucking things over, piece of shit." He gets temporary relief.

  • Let me tell you, if that guy that's so uptight didn't drink,

  • he'd crash man, you know what I mean? So he goes to AA.

  • Everybody gets up and confesses. "I've lost my home, I lost my car,

  • and I lost my job. I stopped drinking now.

  • I've been sober two weeks." You know the guy I mean, don't you?

  • "I want my family back." That's bullshit: same old.

  • The only thing they have in AA, is just a lot of people standing around with the same story.

  • They forgive each other. Normal people don't forgive.

  • When a guy says "I'm through with drinking. I've had it.

  • I lost my home. I'm gonna be sober." The guy takes him in the house.

  • Three days later, he's lying in bed dead drunk.

  • The guy says "I thought you said you were going to be sober?" He doesn't understand

  • that circumstances put the guy in a drinking position.

  • So what we want to do is get people to understand

  • that when you get uptight, he's got to have five drinks, and that softens him up.

  • This guy never drinks, and when he gets uptight, he gets [???],

  • and when she gets uptight, if she don't drink, and she don't get [???]:

  • (sound of retching), ulcers. When you get uptight: "migraines, ah shit."

  • So everybody manifests it in a different way.

  • So, we are all fucked up; that's not part of the thing.

  • Stop looking for the great thing,

  • this wonderful person that's going to lead you through life.

  • The only thing you can have is what you can give in a relationship.

  • The way things work out is always perfectly right.

  • Here's what it means: it means that lions might jump on a zebra and eat it.

  • Under those conditions, that's what they do.

  • Now, in our lousy school books, they tell us that those are wild animals,

  • and that's nature. That's a lie.

  • How many of you saw the movie "Born Free?" Can you raise your hand?

  • A family raised a lion, and it wouldn't bite or hurt anybody.

  • Remember that? Then they turned it lose

  • and a wild boar ran into him "bam" and the lion ran away and wouldn't fight.

  • There are no natural enemies. You can bring up a deer, a lion, a bear together.

  • If you feed them together, they don't fight with each other.

  • But if you feed one dog; if you've got two dogs,

  • and you feed one dog, the other one gets angry.

  • Jealousy is made by man.

  • If I have two children, two little boys, or a boy and a little girl,

  • and I pick up the little girl and say "You are the angel of the family,"

  • and the little boy stands there and says "Can you pick me up?"

  • and I say "No, you're the older boy. You go out and play."

  • Once I pick up the little girl and say "Isn't she the pretty one,"

  • when the relatives come in, that makes jealousy in that baby.

  • So, whenever you have a kid, put the little boy on your lap,

  • and take the little girl up on your lap, and say "This is your little sister.

  • You want to take care of her." Pick them both up.

  • Never in a classroom say: "You come to the head of the class.

  • You've done very well. And you're the dummy."

  • Once you do that, and the rest of the class laughs,

  • he becomes anti-social, angry. We make people what they are.

  • They are not naturally any way, any more than animals are.

  • Now one day they did a fantastic experiment, and this is the conclusion.

  • They took a deer, a wolf, a rabbit, etc., and put them all in the same area,

  • but the guy put a little high-voltage unit on the rabbit.

  • The rabbit came in for the first time,

  • and the wolf went toward the rabbit, started sniffing and got a shock,

  • and jumped right off the rabbit. Didn't affect the rabbit.

  • Then the coyote came and sniffed and got a shock,

  • and the lion came and got a shock. Then they took the jacket off the rabbit.

  • That little rabbit would walk up to them and run away, "lalala."

  • There are no natural enemies. There are no murderers.

  • There are no bad people. There are just terrible circumstances.

  • There is one passage in the Bible that very few people understand,

  • which is useful: "There but for the grace of God go I."

  • Here's what it means: the circumstances that put you in that situation,

  • could've put me in that situation, had that situation occurred.

  • Same concept, that's what it means.

  • These assholes keep reading the Bible and don't know what they are reading.

  • They don't understand it. What I'm trying to tell you

  • is that in the modern scientific approach, this kind of thing I'm talking about

  • gives you a realistic picture with people.

  • What you get from people is what they can give. That's the way they are.

  • If you can live with it, you live with it; and if you can't, don't call them names.

  • If somebody hurts you in a bad way,

  • you tell them "That kind of situation is painful to me

  • in the way I was brought up."

  • You tell them. If they don't seem to respond, you can't relate to them;

  • you have to leave. If you can't relate with people, you leave them.

  • Don't call them motherfucking sonofabitch and no-good shit.

  • Don't do that. Just leave them if you can't relate to them.

  • Try to be pleasant to most people.

  • Even though you don't honestly agree with them,

  • try to point out things that they don't understand.

  • You can take all kinds of people, and you can change them,

  • without hurting them, without pain.

  • You can raise children never to fight, never to hurt each other,

  • without hanging signs on the wall.

  • "Do good." "'Do right." You don't need any of that.

  • Some day, the schools, all these schools:

  • every one them will be closed down. Their methods are old.

  • They are damaging. They don't work...

You just married into that family. Just by marrying the son of a bitch,

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Jacque Fresco - Religious vs. Scientific Approaches - June 2, 1979

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