Isssue #12 — May 2022
We cannot remember ourselves because it is only with the mind that we try.
Kiss The Ground
I do not often encounter documentaries that are both enlightening and informative. Kiss The Ground, which you can find on Netflix, is an exception. Should you watch it, there is even a website, KissTheGround.com, that you may want to visit you if the documentary inspires you sufficiently.
My personal interest in the documentary arises from what it suggests about the Trogoautoegocrat. The Trogoautoegocrat … Read more…
There is a Season
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; A time to break down, and a time to build up; A time to weep, and time to laugh; A time to mourn, and time to dance; a A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together;… Read more…
Beyond Good and Evil
In Chapter XLIV of The Tales, which glories in the title In the Opinion of Beelzebub, Man’s Understanding of Justice Is for Him in the Objective Sense an Accursed Mirage, Gurdjieff asserts that Man is hypnotized by an incorrect belief about Good and Evil which has formed and crystallized over centuries: i.e. that there are external agencies of Good and Evil.
In The Tales we read: “. . . according to the detailed and impartial researches … Read more…
Meditation on Movement
My body is walking down a hall. Who is walking? How is there walking? How does this body move itself?
Why does the time schedule of the event at this moment determine this motion? What else would be more determinative? The schedule has been submitted to …. So, this walking is occurring now .. here … as the manifestation of that submission to the condition imposed by the schedule.
Who has accepted it? Who has surrendered to it?… Read more…
The Second and Third Series Study Group commenced on Tuesday May 3rd. There is still time to join if you are interested. It will involve the progressive reading and study of Meetings with Remarkable Men, followed by Life is Real Only Then When ‘I Am’. More details can be found here. If you want to sign up, go here.