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  • Title: Karma of Untruthfulness I: Lecture Twelve
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    • smoking opium had become widespread in China.
    • Probably it was the Arabs who taught the Chinese how to smoke opium, since
    • smoking opium provides a questionable but powerful pleasure. The
    • opium smoker creates for himself the most varied fantasies out of the
    • the manner described, noticed that the habit, the passion of opium
    • vast poppy plantations in Bengal for the production of opium. Those
    • Company was granted the monopoly by England for the export of opium
    • from India to China. And the more opium arrived in China, the more
    • consider that, by introducing opium, which works on the soul, you are
    • might grow poppies in Bengal in order to manufacture opium for China
    • But the Chinese saw their pathetically wasted opium smokers. Opium
    • smoking of opium in 1794. They wanted to prevent any more opium from
    • opium, the opium trade flourished. There are all sorts of ways, of
    • which bribery is only one. In short, the opium trade flourished and
    • think of no other measure than the confiscation of the opium
    • Mountains of chests filled with opium were waiting to be dealt with,
    • However, this did not remove the opium trade from the face of the
    • the opium trade. So the Chinese found there was nothing for it but to
    • anyone caught trading with opium would be condemned to death by the
    • penalty if they traded with opium.
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  • Title: Karma of Untruthfulness I: Lecture Thirteen
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    • negative, about events such as the Opium War I described to you
    • firmly and sharply as one condemns the Opium War! If one did not do
    • judge the yield of the Opium War you must look at it as a whole. Then
    • consequences of the Opium War. You can say this quite objectively,
    • opiumising’ of Chinese bodies and causing generations to
    • come into being under the influence of opium's forces, it was
    • opiumised’ bodies. They were diverted to Europe where
    • So you see that an event on the physical plane such as the Opium
    • way, that Opium War meant the switching of a soul element from a part
    • population resulting from the Opium War. But one who, in addition,
    • with regard to life in China after the Opium War. Pangs of conscience
    • might inspire someone today to admit that the Opium War was a
    • sang the praises of the outcome of the Opium War as ‘an
  • Title: Karma of Untruthfulness II: Lecture Fifteen
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    • you the story of the Opium Wars
  • Title: Karma of Untruthfulness II: Lecture Sixteen
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    • Opium Wars it is impossible to speak of blame in the way blame is meant
  • Title: Lecture IX
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    • example — I mean the so-called “Opium War,” whereby
    • England conquered for herself the Chinese opium market. Even there it
    • judgment to the effect that opium is no more harmful than tobacco or
  • Title: Health and Illness I: Lecture IV: The Thyroid Gland and Hormones
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    • with sleeping pills of opium or morphine, they will certainly
  • Title: Cosmic Workings: Lecture VI
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    • taken ... and taken in large quantities, alcohol and opium too work
    • or it may also contract, as in opium poisoning, when it becomes tiny;

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