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The problem is that Witness focuses on Bennett's involvement with the popular occult movements of his time, rather than his own life as a basis for the story. The cinch pin of my ascertainment is on the black and white cover of the paperback, where Gurdjieff's photo is prominently displayed.
He is best known for his books on psychology and spirituality, particularly on the teachings of G. I. Gurdjieff. Bennett met Gurdjieff in Istanbul in October 1920 and later helped to co-ordinate the work of Gurdjieff in England after the guru had moved to Paris.
I am not concerned here with the origin and nature of this impulse, but with its implications that there is something to be understood and that understanding is not reducible to knowledge and action.
Books for serious seekers by G. Gurdjieff, John G. Bennett, P. D. Ouspensky and select others. Real friends are significant others who supplement, then complement, then support and encourage our wish to become more present within ourselves so that we can see ourselves as we are. While encouraging our essence to deepen and grow, real friends will surely enjoy our persona - but never cater to its weaknesses. Elizabeth & John Bennett at Sherborne, Thursday, December 12, 1974, the day before he died. Elizabeth Mayall Bennett.
At school, he excelled in sports and captained the school rugby football team. He won a scholarship in mathematics from Oxford University, but never had the chance to take advantage of this. He continued to play rugby football for the army (against such opponents as the New Zealand national team), breaking his arm once and his collar bone twice.
He is perhaps best known for his many books on psychology and spirituality, particularly on the teachings of . Bennett met Gurdjieff in Constantinople in October 1920 and later helped to co-ordinate the work of Gurdjieff in England after Gurdjieff's arrival in Paris.