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A Record of Meetings: A Record of Some of Meetings Held by by P. D. Ouspensky

By P. D. Ouspensky

Questions from scholars, and Ouspensky's solutions, at conferences among 1930 and 1947, make up many of the part of this booklet. issues lined contain will, evil or evolution and features of Ouspensky's theoretical and sensible philosophy.

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Christians have the idea of reward and punishment. Hindoos have the idea of transmigration, also as reward or punishment, etc. Every religion in every country has a theory. And all are right. From the ordinary point of view it sounds strange how contradictory ideas can all be right. But human mind cannot invent any theory of life after death without there being some truth in it. It will be either a distortion of esoteric ideas or simp ly an invention. In both cases they carry a certain amount of truth in them.

Start with those that are not. Don't justify them. MISS N . If I cannot experience positive emotions, should I try to crush all the emotions I feel? M R . O. No, they are not all negative, but they can become negative. There is no emotion about which we can be sure. Positive emotions may sometimes be experienced even in ordinary conditions. But as a principle —no. We have no time for them. We are too occupied with negative emotions. We have no energy for positive emotions, it is all spent on negative.

I don't mean full No. 5, but beginning of No. 5 is normal. But in our conditions we can only come to it through being first No. 4. No. 4 is necessity for us. Without being No. 4 we cannot be No. 6. If we were normal we would be No. 5, and afterwards we would have to be No. 4 in order to become No. 6. But if we were normal we could be No. 5 without school. M R . H . The characteristics of No. 4 are chiefly desire to awake? M R . B . If all people are born with the possibility of awakening, is there nothing in later life that would kill that possibility?

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