Issue #3 — May 2021

“Emotions are the windows of the soul, colored glass through which the soul regards the world.” ~ Gurdjieff

A Little More About Kundabuffer

Aside from the last post on this topic, the only times we are aware of where Gurdjieff mentions Kundabuffer are as follows:

Talk in Chicago 1924

Kundabuffer at the base of the spine prevents our seeing things as they are…  Read more…

Basic Concepts of Objective Science

When we learn contemporary science, we need to grasp some fundamental concepts. The same is true of objective science. Below we briefly describe and explain its basic concepts.


The first fundamental concept of objective science is the idea of a cosmos or cosmic unit.  Read more…

The Revision of The Tales (1)

The discussion here of the revision of The Tales is not intended to be a critical broadside against the Gurdjieff Foundation’s publication of the revised version of The Tales.

Several things are interesting about the 1992 revised version. Discussing them will, I believe, be instructive … Read more…


What is a poet? An unhappy man who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so fashioned that when sighs and groans pass across them, they sound like beautiful music.

His fate resembles that of the unhappy men who were slowly roasted over a gentle fire by the tyrant Phalaris—their screams reaching his ears…  Read more…