James Webb on Gurdjieff the intelligence agent /2008/08/02/james-webb-on-gurdjieff-the-intelligence-agent/

James Webb on Gurdjieff the intelligence agent Another interesting comment on Gurdjieff as intelligence agent, upgraded to post level. I will comment in another post. # mybrainisafleamarket said, 08.02.08 at 5:37 pm · Edit Just wanted to make clear what my source was: James Webb is the one who strongly suggested that Gurdjieff might have … Continue reading James Webb on Gurdjieff the intelligence agent /2008/08/02/james-webb-on-gurdjieff-the-intelligence-agent/

Kauffman and ‘God’ concept /2009/02/15/kauffman-and-god-concept/

Kauffman and ‘God’ concept http://www.gurdjieff-con.net/2009/02/07/kauffmans-reticence-and-spinozism/#comment-34686 James said, 15.02.09 at 3:29 pm · I have been harsh towards Kauffman, but I think he deserves credit for trying to rescue the “God” concept from the Judeo-Christian baggage (for some reason Spinoza didn’t succeed here). Nobody would care if the non-anthropomorphic philosophical concept of the Greeks, Plotinus, etc. … Continue reading Kauffman and ‘God’ concept /2009/02/15/kauffman-and-god-concept/

Kauffman and psychism /2009/02/06/kauffman-and-psychism

Kauffman and psychism Comment on csicop and paranormal James Stuart Kauffman, the closet Esalen New Ager: “At this point in the discussion, Stuart Kauffman shared a poignant story that supports much of what Schlitz is trying to demonstrate in her research. Kauffman related that several years ago while living in Philadelphia, he had a striking … Continue reading Kauffman and psychism /2009/02/06/kauffman-and-psychism

CSICOP and attitudes to paranormal /2009/02/05/csicop-and-attitudes-to-paranormal/

CSICOP and attitudes to paranormal http://www.gurdjieff-con.net/2009/02/05/sam-harris-at-edgeorg-and-aleister-crowley/#comment-34605 James said, Overview of CSICOP: “Surveys show that over half the adult population in the U.S. have had psychic experiences and believe in the reality of the phenomena (Gallup, 1982; Greeley, 1975, 1987; Haraldsson & Houtkooper, 1991). Those who have had the experiences but encounter the debunking attitudes of … Continue reading CSICOP and attitudes to paranormal /2009/02/05/csicop-and-attitudes-to-paranormal/

Comment on ‘Role of the BG in Indian History /2009/01/21/sinha-on-gita/

Comment on ‘Role of the BG in Indian History James said, Is Phulgenda Sinha’s book public domain? Would you mind posting it? I was reading Barbara Stoler Miller’s translation of Patanjali recently and she acknowledges how much the work has been distorted by Vedantists. She also acknowledges that it doesn’t seems to be compatible with … Continue reading Comment on ‘Role of the BG in Indian History /2009/01/21/sinha-on-gita/

More on ‘Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism’ /2009/01/15/more-on-hinduism-jainism-buddhism/

More on ‘Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism’ Comment from Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism James: It’s a deep and extremely confusing study. The later parts of the Rig Veda seem to contain the ideas of the Upanishads in an embryonic form (monism, panentheism, etc.). It remains unclear whether this was due to internal innovation or whether it was picked … Continue reading More on ‘Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism’ /2009/01/15/more-on-hinduism-jainism-buddhism/