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Weekly Saying of Substance
— G.I. Gurdjieff

G.I. Gurdjieff, Fourth Way, self-transformation
Feeling of religiousness.

[Because of Solioonensius] …The tension in all the planets acts also on the common presences of all beings arising and breeding on them, always engendering in the beings, besides desires and intentions of which they are not aware, the feeling called the feeling of religiousness, namely, that ‘being-feeling’ which at times appears in the desire and striving for, speedier self-perfecting in the sense of Objective-Reason…when this sacred feeling proceeds in them they accept it as a symptom of certain of their numerous diseases, and in the given case, for example, they call this feeling ‘nerves.’

A New Saying from G.I. Gurdjieff is posted each Monday.