Beyond Pleasure and Pain
Gurdjieff, Zapffe and the Terror of the Situation
Most of us simply cannot look reality squarely in the eyes – it is too frightening.
Gurdjieff – Sleep and Waking Up
What is sleep and how do we wake up?
Gurdjieff – Man as Machine and the Illusion of Free Will
Gurdjieff – On Being Special
We all think we are special – which makes us all ordinary.
Spinoza’s God – Right Under Your Nose
Spinoza defines the essence of God as existence, and existence is something we are so familiar with that we totally overlook it. It is the key to understanding a great deal about the nature of reality.
Gurdjieff – a common sense approach
Gurdjieff, more than most spiritual teachers, is surrounded by very large amounts of nonsense. Some tips on how to approach his teachings and the man himself.