Life, evolution vs mind and cosmic energy

Life, evolution vs mind and cosmic energy /2010/02/08/life-evolution-vs-mind-and-cosmic-energy/ Bennett’s views are outlandish, no doubt, but he raises an issue that won’t go away: is mind evolution in man the same as life evolution in general? Bennett’s outrageous speculations nonetheless force the question. His system is divided into three levels, the mechanical, the life, and the cosmic … Continue reading Life, evolution vs mind and cosmic energy

Gurus as vampires, and the spiritual cannibalism racket

Gurus as vampires, and the spiritual cannibalism racket /2009/12/07/gurus-as-vampires-and-the-spiritual-cannibalism-racket/ MBFM’s instincts are right. With Gold the issue of spiritual cannibalism comes to the fore and remains the joker in the deck behind the front he calls his teaching (he actually has no teaching, and reshuffles bullshit every few years into a new concoction). We are getting … Continue reading Gurus as vampires, and the spiritual cannibalism racket

Fourth ways and the great freedom sutra

Fourth ways and the great freedom sutra 6.6.3 A Sufi myth: Fourth Ways,…and The Great Freedom Sutra One of the more notable anti-modern occult conspiracies springs from the shadow Sufistic world, as documented by the reactionary mystic Ouspensky. The Islamic oikoumene generates the remarkable history of so-called Sufism, and this carries a confused legend of the … Continue reading Fourth ways and the great freedom sutra

Gurdjieff/Ouspensky confusion on evolution

/2009/03/02/gurdjieffouspensky-confusion-on-evolution/ One of the strains of the Gurdjieff corpus is the play of isolated remarks on evolution. Here we confront a tricky question. The issue of Darwinism is one thing, check out Darwiniana, the blog, for a series of critical views of Neo-Darwinism. A critique of Gurdjieff/Ouspensky on evolution is not intended as a plus … Continue reading Gurdjieff/Ouspensky confusion on evolution