The Law of Seven

While the nuclear bomb was being developed in the United States during the Second World War, there were a...

I Contain Multitudes

When people first come in contact with Gurdjieff’s system, the idea that man is many ‘I’s’is often objected to....

Myth, Higher Centers, Lower Centers, and Madness

When I was a young man, I worked at a psychiatric clinic, and one morning I was asked to...

Being Present and Self-Remembering

Part of what we are doing in choosing one effort over another is attempting to bring emotion into the...

When We Talk About Freedom

When we talk about freedom, we're speaking about the work an individual does to become free of unnecessary laws...
 

Mask of Sennedjem

 An Inconvenient Idea

It always amazes me that more people are not interested in the idea of conscious evolution.  The idea that a man (or woman) can, by making specific inner efforts, establish a permanent principle of self-consciousness...

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G I Gurdjieff

Gurdjieff, Gnostics, and the Divinity of Christ

At the age of five I was sent to Catholic school and almost immediately got into trouble with the priests and nuns who ran the parish. When I look back on it now, it’s clear that my main problem was that I had no talent for belief. I never understood why I should give up my own judgment...

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P D Ouspensky

P. D. Ouspensky Among the Lunatics

When I worked at a psychiatric clinic in my youth, I convinced the supervising nurse at the hospital to hire a friend of mine...

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