ToTM #82 Provoking Being Attention
On the occasion of a movements workshop, with Claudio Naranjo and a visiting Sufi teacher from Spain present, E. J. Gold lays the foundation for appropriate use of the movements. He gives an extensive introduction on the Gurdjieff movements tradition and how it has been distorted. Mr. Gold poses the question, "What can we do that will both arouse the being's attention and disarm the machine's attention?" The search for an answer brings out some cogent examples, interesting contributions from Claudio Naranjo and others in the workshop, and several formulations that are indispensible for survival- -of the essential self, that is.