Posts Tagged ‘system’

045 – Simply Remember

We can get so bogged down in the details of the system we miss the simplicity of the big picture.

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033 – The Terminator

Unlike most other systems that try to get people to join the Fourth Way isn’t for everyone. Then what?

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006 – Shoes

We can’t be rich enough or powerful enough to make life do what we want all the time. Eventually we’ll need the tools to deal with what life gives us which we did not expect and which we do not want. This spiritual system provides the opportunity to do something different and perhaps even extraordinary.

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001 – The Fourth Way

This is a brief introduction to the principles of The Fourth Way. It’s aimed at people who know little or nothing about this ancient system revived by Gurdjieff. A good place to start before launching into the more complex concepts of the system.

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"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.