||Ideally, as you become more conscious, you'll refuse to let the attitudes
of others dominate your own thoughts and feelings. As you become more conscious you'll break free of the prejudices and unfounded
views of others. Becoming free to think, to find out, and sincerely feel are important
qualifications for superconsciousness.
You will need
to be able to stay calm despite your companions' storms. Sympathize with your friends, of
course. Strive to clarify the issues which bother them so intensely. Then help your
companions to let go of their frenzy or take positive action toward a change in the
trouble. As you develop, influence of your group's destructive attitudes prejudice,
futility, chauvinism, etc. will progressively diminish.
Not long ago a group of young men and...