Contents: The Third Striving

Preface: Stephen Aronson Author’s Introduction—Essential Qualification Orbit of the Comet The Solar System as an Individual The Third Brain ~ Mechanical/Being Instinct ~ Removal ~ The State of Consciousness ~ “… independent automatic moving …” ~ Paradox ~ Laws To Strive Definitions ~ Levels ~ Hierarchy The Third Striving: “… the conscious striving to know […]

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Contents:   A New Conception of God

Further Reflections on Gurdjieff’s Whim The Guide and Key, “Attention and Work,” provided with this volume is useful in understanding the principles explored in this and all of Keith Buzzell’s books. Foreword by Joseph Azize Author’s Preface Gurdjieff’s vision ~ extraordinary knowledge ~ Great Traditions and modern science 01 A Renewed Concept of Conscience Evolution and […]

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Contents:     Reflections on Gurdjieff’s Whim

Editors’ Prefaces 00 Introductory Comment on the Whim A new conception of God in the World ~ all previously held “beliefs and views” are to be destroyed ~ creating conditions for potential understanding by all three-brained beings ~ Reality, a fundamental concept, challenged and reformulated ~ Ray of Creation, a model of relativity ~ concept […]

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Contents:  Explorations in Active Mentation

Chapter 1 Entirely New Principles The Gurdjieff teaching: is it revolutionary? appropriate? sufficient? ~ scientific method and the third dimension ~ impending catastrophe, conscience and science Chapter 2 The Emergence of the Function of Emotion Triadic nature of emotion ~ feeling and sensation ~ dimensions of the inner world ~ roles of the three brains […]

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Contents: Man — A Three-brained Being

Chapter 1 New Concepts The view of our life as tri-brained, which entered with Gurdjieff circa 1915 and was recapitulated in the 1950s by science, is a perspective capable of reconciling human values and new technologies. In Gurdjieff’s ‘hydrogens’, electromagnetic bonding energies are delimiters of material states, from mass-less to mass-based, which helps us understand […]

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Perspectives on
Beelzebub’s Tales

Chapter 1 The Enneagramatic Nature of Beelzebub’s Tales Gurdjieff wrote The Tales just as he lived his life ~The enneagram as a ‘new language’, necessary for a new understanding ~ Examples of enneagramatic structure from the text of The Tales. References most specifically Chapter 39, “The Holy Planet `Purgatory’.” Chapter 2 Innocence–The Comet–The Exile Life begins amid great vulnerability […]

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Reviews:  A New Conception of God

Paul Beekman Taylor: Gurdjieff historian, author of Gurdjieff’s  Invention of America, The Philosophy of G.I. Gurdjieff, G.I. Gurdjieff: A New Life, Gurdjieff in the Public Eye, Shadows of Heaven: Gurdjieff and Toomer, and Gurdjieff and Orage Switzerland, May 21, 2013 If there is a better reader of Gurdjieff’s First Series of All and Everything—An Objectively Impartial Criticism […]

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Reviews:   Reflections on Gurdjieff’s Whim

Elan Sicroff Paul Beekman Taylor Jackson Bailey Steffan Soule Elan Sicroff, pianist, presenter of the music of Gurdjieff/de Hartmann Massachusetts, July 8, 2012 I have been meaning to contact you regarding your latest book, Gurdjieff’s Whim.  I have found it to be one of the most most interesting and inspiring books related to the Work that […]

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Reviews:  Explorations in Active Mentation

John Robert Colombo, author The Inner Bookshop, Oxford, England Andrew Carr, Tennessee Richard Smoley, author, Inner Christianity: A Guide to the Esoteric Tradition Paul Taylor,  author, Gurdjieff’s Invention of America June O’Brien, Olympia, Washington Work Group John Robert Colombo, author Oct 14, 2011 Keith A. Buzzell’s Trio of Current Publications, Part two A Grandchild’s Odyssey: Explorations in […]

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