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19.11.09 at 10:22 am
Nemo, there is yet another avenue to explore.
Timothy Leary of all people, became fascinated, first with Gurdjieff stuff, which he utilized at his Millhaven ashram. (Turn Off Your Mind by Gary Lachman)
Later, Leary became fascinated with Aleister Crowley.
A very scary list of interests for someone who was so influential in the culture at large. He may have gravited toward Gurdjieff and Crowley so as to make sense of what he was experiencing, but that he chose these as his role models hints at a frightening lack of discerment on the part of such an influential person.
In addition to the Google citations, one can consult Lachmans book too.
The link is already on page one of the Google search MBFM provided!
The Gurdjieff Con » Timothy LearyNov 19, 2009 … Timothy Leary of all people, became fascinated, first with Gurdjieff stuff, which he utilized at his Millhaven ashram. …
http://www.gurdjieff-con.net/2009/11/19/timothy-leary/ – 58 minutes ago