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The Gurdjieff Deception

March 9th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Start of a series on the writer Ouspensky and the world of shark sufis.
This question is from one of the comments, and I am going to begin some posts on this subject, which is quite controversial and distressing–very hard to deal with.

What is the source of your antipathy toward Gurdjieff, if I may ask?

There is a lot to say about this, but the simplest answer is that Gurdjieff is an untrustworthy influence. His own follower, Ouspensky, sounded the warning with his whisperings that he was a criminal. Few people grasp what was going on there, and need help in dealing with this sufistic booby trap.

Tags: New Age

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 dandy // May 29, 2006 at 8:55 am

    What indeed was going on there, in your opinion? If it were at least looking like a simple topic to dissect… But… Then we have that (those) car wreckage incidents, so unlikely and inappropriately to a man at the stature of Gurdjieff. Mysterious.

  • 2 Darwiniana » Gurdjieff comment // Jun 3, 2006 at 8:48 pm

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