Meetings with Remarkable Men Characters

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G. I. Gurdjieff

G. I. Gurdjieff is a man of curiosity for the world and for spirituality. He witnesses several events in his youth that cannot be explained satisfactorily, such as the predictions of a half-wit man coming true. Gurdjieff seeks wisdom in ancient ruins, among old documents, and through the meeting of many spiritual leaders. He travels as far east as India and westward into Egypt. Born in Russia and raised in Turkey by a father who insisted on Gurdjieff learning to live self-sufficiently and without the usual fears people tend to have, the man becomes a creative entrepreneur to satisfy his immediate needs and the needs of others. Gurdjieff writes about the remarkable men with whom he travels and studies. Each contributes significant insights into the nagging questions about spirituality and why people are on the earth in the first place.

Gurdjieff's quest does not fail. He...

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