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The Gurdjieff Journal™ - Issue #9

Beloved Icarus

Joyce Collin-Smith remembers Rodney Collin, Ouspensky's close student and her mentor as well as brother-in-law. Collin wrote The Theory of Celestial Influence and she notes the role the planets played in his life.

Is 'Prince Ozay' Really Gurdjieff?
Part II

In his book The Unending Quest, the Englishman Paul Dukes relates subsequent encounters with 'Prince Ozay' in St. Petersburg.

Working in the World:

The Workerless World

What will come about when unemployment rises as machines replace physical labor? The solution is on a higher level than the problem.

Russian Roots in
All and Everything

Examining the Russian origin of Gurdjieff's Legominism gives a perspective into its intention and meaning.

The 'Beauty' of the Demonic

The documentary Nico-Icon introduces us to a woman of great beauty who typified the "contentless, demonic" era of drugs, sex and rock 'n roll in which she lived and died.

Lermontov

Mikhail Yurievich Lermontov, one of Russia's greatest poets, was Ouspensky's favorite.

Book Review:

The Origin of Satan
by Elaine Pagels

Elaine Pagels, the distinguished historian and professor of religion, discusses the change that has come about in our understanding of Satan, originally a fallen angel who obeyed God's orders to obstruct human plans and desires, now seen as an evil spirit opposing God.

Critas

Tidbits gleaned from the world and the Work.



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