Tag Archives: conditioned behaviour

Perfection!

We behave perfectly when we act spontaneously. Even in our judicial courts, where spontaneity wears a wig, allowances are made when gathered evidence suggests an absence of premeditation.

Purifying the mind

The truth reveals itself only when we have consciously abandoned the false—our habits and dependencies; our fears and expectations; our knee-jerk negativity and every one of the ideas we hold about ourselves.

Asleep at the wheel

Gurdjieff had the view that humanity exists in a near-perpetual state of sleep. “Man lives his life in sleep, and in sleep he dies.” On the evidence—climate change, consumerism, ceaseless warring and the wanton destruction of the planet—the Russian mystic wasn’t wrong.