Your Kind Nature | The Work

Your Kind Nature

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For over 20 years, Byron Katie has brought The Work to hundreds of thousands of people in over thirty countries around the world. Based on Katie's direct experience of how suffering is created and ended, The Work is an astonishingly simple process, accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds, and requires nothing more than a pen and paper and an open mind.
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1 00:00:00,000 --> 00:00:01,020 The Work of Byron Katie. 2 00:00:01,610 --> 00:00:06,250 This is the way to question your belief system 3 00:00:06,250 --> 00:00:11,459 and when you question your stressful belief system 4 00:00:11,459 --> 00:00:12,639 it leaves 5 00:00:12,639 --> 00:00:16,860 an amazing world on the other side of it. You know people talk about 6 00:00:16,860 --> 00:00:20,650 thinking positively, well if we question our stressful thought that's what lives 7 00:00:20,650 --> 00:00:22,010 under it. 8 00:00:22,010 --> 00:00:24,560 And is nothing we have to do, it's what we are. 9 00:00:24,560 --> 00:00:27,700 We're thinking 10 00:00:30,920 --> 00:00:32,820 out of that kind nature 11 00:00:33,820 --> 00:00:36,620 and the other just ceases to be 12 00:00:36,620 --> 00:00:39,360 and I was sharing today. I was 13 00:00:39,360 --> 00:00:42,870 at the prison here, there's 14 00:00:42,870 --> 00:00:48,090 the work group that has been going for on, for how long now, Kathy? 15 00:00:48,090 --> 00:00:52,170 For two and a half years and on 16 00:00:52,170 --> 00:00:56,399 it's just thriving in there. 17 00:00:56,399 --> 00:00:58,149 I was sharing with a man today 18 00:00:58,149 --> 00:01:01,809 that I have not heard 19 00:01:01,920 --> 00:01:07,000 a negative thought in years. 20 00:01:07,000 --> 00:01:09,000 So I've left the 21 00:01:10,100 --> 00:01:16,850 polarity of duality that's how it's been for a long long 22 00:01:16,850 --> 00:01:19,490 time now and 23 00:01:19,490 --> 00:01:26,119 I said for example, one of you judge me and they just couldn't do it. 24 00:01:26,119 --> 00:01:28,549 And one man sitting alone 25 00:01:28,549 --> 00:01:32,000 really hip guy sitting alone 26 00:01:32,000 --> 00:01:36,920 isolated over the corner and said: "Your ugly" and 27 00:01:36,920 --> 00:01:41,950 I walked over to him and is like tell me more, 28 00:01:41,950 --> 00:01:44,600 tell me what is ugly about me 29 00:01:44,600 --> 00:01:47,080 I really want to know. 30 00:01:47,400 --> 00:01:50,140 And the point of this is 31 00:01:50,620 --> 00:01:55,900 he can enlighten me to think that I want to know. 32 00:01:55,909 --> 00:01:59,490 And I asked him, I said, how could I change that? 33 00:01:59,640 --> 00:02:04,100 If there's anything I can do to affect how you see me 34 00:02:04,100 --> 00:02:08,180 and this man was brilliant, he said 35 00:02:08,480 --> 00:02:10,520 dump the glasses, 36 00:02:11,440 --> 00:02:16,140 get contacts, your clothes are so wrong 37 00:02:19,380 --> 00:02:23,940 and dye your hair what is with this? 38 00:02:23,950 --> 00:02:27,610 And I was fascinated, 39 00:02:27,610 --> 00:02:31,060 this man would be just brilliant out there in the field, 40 00:02:31,060 --> 00:02:37,250 coaching women that want to look good. 41 00:02:37,250 --> 00:02:41,440 And then I was able to tell all the guys: if you want to know what's up, 42 00:02:41,440 --> 00:02:46,220 and you really want to know the truth, go see this man, 43 00:02:46,220 --> 00:02:48,220 he'll tell you. 44 00:02:48,820 --> 00:02:55,120 So it was a very positive experience. 45 00:02:55,120 --> 00:02:58,540 Because I'm a seaker, I really want to know. 46 00:02:58,540 --> 00:03:01,230 The other way is: someone says you're ugly 47 00:03:01,230 --> 00:03:08,910 and you immediately attack rather than step into the student position. 48 00:03:08,910 --> 00:03:11,640 When the student position were growing, 49 00:03:11,640 --> 00:03:14,560 when we're in the teaching position we can be stuck. 50 00:03:14,560 --> 00:03:18,830 And here's the teacher's position: How dare you to say I'm ugly, that's rude, 51 00:03:18,830 --> 00:03:20,990 that's unkind, did you hear what he told me? 52 00:03:21,240 --> 00:03:24,680 And we all begin to not like him. 53 00:03:25,000 --> 00:03:29,100 He is out of order, well what happened to love? 54 00:03:29,320 --> 00:03:31,580 what happened to unconditional love? 55 00:03:32,120 --> 00:03:36,620 It´s not like I'm gonna love you unconditionally if you say what I want to hear 56 00:03:36,629 --> 00:03:38,560 57 00:03:38,560 --> 00:03:41,340 It's like: can I love you unconditionally under all circumstances? 58 00:03:41,600 --> 00:03:43,680 Well, I´ve come to see that 59 00:03:43,680 --> 00:03:47,019 there's nothing negative in the world. 60 00:03:47,019 --> 00:03:49,360 Nothing. If I see something negative 61 00:03:49,360 --> 00:03:52,000 then, 62 00:03:59,470 --> 00:04:04,350 I'm believing insane thoughts. 63 00:04:04,740 --> 00:04:07,959 Insane thought is 64 00:04:07,959 --> 00:04:11,090 an unquestioned thought. 65 00:04:11,090 --> 00:04:12,190 The only evil 66 00:04:12,190 --> 00:04:20,589 is in human minds. -All. 67 00:04:20,589 --> 00:04:23,610 Yeah. 68 00:04:23,610 --> 00:04:30,849 If I want to find evil, I look to me, cause I'm the creator 69 00:04:30,849 --> 00:04:36,490 or I could say you are the creator of all of it. 70 00:04:38,280 --> 00:04:41,460 And as long as we believe, we pass it on 71 00:04:41,460 --> 00:04:44,279 to our friends, to our children, to our partners. 72 00:04:46,000 --> 00:04:48,180 It's like, who brings evil into the world? 73 00:04:49,060 --> 00:04:51,760 That would be me 74 00:04:52,020 --> 00:04:53,720 As long as I believe that I have to