Idiots in Paris: Diaries of J.G. Bennett and Elizabeth Bennett, 1949

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These diary entries from John and Elizabeth Bennett cover the few months before Gurdjieff's death in Paris on October29, 1949. Twice daily the group would go through a series of rituals, the most significant of which was known as "the toast of the idiots". This "science of idiotism" portrayed the human situation and the hazards of attaining liberation.

Idiots in Paris: Diaries of J.G. Bennett and Elizabeth Bennett, 1949 1991, Weiser Books

ISBN-13: 9780877287247

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