Monthly Archives: February 2013
George Gurdjieff once complimented a follower of his ideas by saying that her progress was even causing her to “grow a tail.” It was statements like that one that convinced me that Gurdjieff had a similar understanding of spiritual symbolism … Continue reading
With the recent Oscar Awards and the “Red Carpet” walk in Hollywood by various celebrities and stars I thought I might add a spiritual twist to the focus on fashion and glamour. When one becomes a spiritual citizen in the … Continue reading
ANSWER: Because too many people were concentrating on a stupid chicken.
Probably the most contested statement by Emanuel Swedenborg from “Swedenborgians” themselves is that the human race “is filled with evil of every kind.” Such an unflattering statement seems anti-intuitive to the human post-modern mind. Hell and evil seem like archaic … Continue reading
In my most recent book Swedenborg & Gurdjieff: The Missing links (Anti-intuitive Essays for Personal Transformation) I challenge the notion of human goodness in the context of most contemporary religious traditions. Both Emanuel Swedenborg and George Gurdjieff stated that sincere … Continue reading
Once upon a time, a famous scientist named Isaac Newton was conducting a scientific experiment with the sun’s white rays. He put a prism in front of one of the light rays coming through a window in his room. To … Continue reading