“Work on oneself requires effort and a large portion of the energy involved in this effort will be lost. However, the energy gained from the food greatly exceeds the loss.”
Keith A. Buzzell, Man, A Three-brained Being, (Fifth Press, 2007), P. 105.
“Without the effort to self-remember, work-on-oneself devolves into imagination, ‘thinking about’ and ‘feeling about’, with no possibility of self- transformation existing because one inevitably remains in the second state of consciousness.”
Keith A. Buzzell, Man, A Three-brained Being, (Fifth Press, 2007), P. 108.
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The term “Work + On + Oneself” appears in Buzzell’s writings and is indexed below. These results come from using the “Search Books” tool from the menu above. The full search results are accessible by typing “work + on + oneself” into the search books tool. For convenience we have placed them at the bottom of this page.
|Perspectives On Beelzebub’s Tales (2005) — 15 hits|
|practices. It is of little consequence that only a superficial understanding – of such ideas as “work on oneself,” “self-observation,” “presence” and the enneagram symbol – has been manifested into ordinary|
|p. 8||transmit these ideas to the higher centers without introducing elements foreign to them.4 “ work on oneself must begin with the driver. The driver is the mind. In order to be able to hear the master’s|
|p. 96||the difficult and clever effort we must make just to re-establish a real starting point for work – work on oneself. Thus the stage is set, whereupon Gurdjieff embarks on a bardic representation of our still|
|Explorations In Active Mentation (2006) — 26 hits|
|Intro||opportunities for questions and lengthy discussions that stretched our Work understanding and created limitless opportunities for work-on-oneself. The emphasis on openness, sharing, acceptance and mutual support, however, we feel that he went far beyond these sources and came to a view of the Cosmos and|
|p. 21||“a-thinking” play important roles (largely passive or supporting) in our half awake state and work-on-oneself confronts these automatic functionings in important ways. Inner Sensation, Sensation – Feeling|
|p. 85||and sequence of our three brains and make it possible to view the difficulties we face in work-on-oneself and work-with-others from a biological perspective that is more detailed than was possible in the|
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