DIVINE PRESENCE: ‘The Way of the Sly Man’, The Teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff – By Richard Smoley

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Source – newdawnmagazine.com

“…Gurdjieff would have agreed. Indeed he insisted that we are not awake even in the so-called waking state, but go about our lives in a hypnotic stupor. “It may surprise you,” he said, “if I say that the chief feature of a modern man’s being which explains everything else that is lacking in him is sleep. A modern man lives in sleep, in sleep he is born and in sleep he dies” 

The Way of the Sly Man’, The Teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff – By Richard Smoley

It has happened to everyone. You go into a room only to find you have no recollection of why you went; someone reminds you of a promise you made but have completely forgotten; or you realise you’ve set down your keys but can’t remember where. Nor are such cases always matters of failure: sometimes you discover that you have done a…

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