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I will also tell you a secret. We have to will one another: this is the beginning of conscious love.
Everything you do consciously is preserved for you: everything you do mechanically, since you did not do it, is lost.
How then can we change being? By applying the knowledge of the Work through self-observation to ourselves. And remember that you do not change by being told what to do. You only change through seeing what you have to do when you realize what your being is like.
It is like the man who became short-sighted and refused to wear glasses, saying there was nothing wrong with him, but that the trouble was that the recent papers were so badly printed.
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Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
July 19, 1884
August 30, 1953
Maurice Nicoll was a British psychiatrist, author and noted Fourth Way teacher. He is best known for his Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, a multi-volume collection of talks he gave to his study groups.
Simple Explanation of Work Ideas
Dream Psychology (1917)
The Blue Germ
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