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Living the question

The desire to know oneself bespeaks a direct connection to the universal intelligence. Men who desire to know themselves begin to feel alienated from tribal, religious and political concerns. They lose their opinions.


Men who believe, as beggars do, that their good comes from outside themselves, devolve into obsequy and people pleasing. Speaking from somewhere north of pity, the magnum-souled Gurdjieff called these unfortunates “ass lickers.”