three small triads

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 Conscience ~ the critical state ~ sorrow~ long suffering of his endlessness

 

02 A Crimson Thread

The horror of horrors ~ death of the three brains ~ survival ~ the ultimate cause of war

 

03 Kundabuffer and Work

The weight-of-Law ~ centers and conflict ~ elimination in all three brains ~ role of attention

 

04 Sensing and Feeling

Biochemical roots ~ ‘hydrogens’ and digestion ~ “initiative factors” ~ Family Triad and feeling

 

05 Conscious – Unconscious

Higher Nature ~ cosmic importance ~ our biology

 

06 Conception

Biological analog to Higher Bodies

 

07 Origins

Intent of Great Nature ~ lateral octave ~ feelings: the reconciliation

 

08 Bodies and Centers.

Form and function

 

09 DO – RE – MI of the Octaves of Food, Air, Impressions

Digestion; involution / evolution ~ elementals ~ simultaneities ~ mechano-coinciding-Mdnel-In ~ conscious shocks

 

10 Knowledge and Being

Knowing the natural world ~ mechanical nature ~ pursuit of “Why?”

 

11  Three Bodies

Man’s two natures ~ Mentekithzoin ~ Theomertmalogos ~ Okidanokh / Will

 

12 Reason

Relativity ~ coating ~ beyond logic ~ Okiartaaitokhsa ~ work with others

 

13 The Triadic Nature of “Is” and Attention

Instinctive/ moving ~ feeling ~ thought ~ Attentions

 

14 The Triune Will

To Create, Relate and Love

 

15 Laws and the Three Food Octaves

Primary principles ~ integration of Six Laws ~ role of will

 

16  Attention (H12), The Greatest Gift to Life;
     The Power to Pursue Meaning and Purpose

Exioëhary / the Attentions … as photons ~ Okidanokh ~ instinctive center ~ hazard

 

Appendices

 

Reference — Recommended Reading

 

Biography