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Meetings with Remarkable Men

@inproceedings{Gurdjieff1963MeetingsWR,
  title={Meetings with Remarkable Men},
  author={Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff},
  year={1963}
}
This is the exhilarating, life-affirming call to spiritual arms from world-renowned spiritual teacher G. I. Gurdjieff. 'Gurdjieff's voice is heard as a call. He calls because he suffers from the inner chaos in which we live. He calls to us to open our eyes. He asks us why we are here, what we wish for, what forces we obey. He asks us, above all, if we understand what we are...' Part adventure narrative, part travelogue, part spiritual guide, Meetings with Remarkable Men is suffused with… 
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