Men have mind and women feelings more highly developed. Men must feel, and women must think—both must be fused into one for real understandings. Either alone can give nothing. Think what you feel, and feel what you think. Fusion produces another force.
Religion for some is useful, for others policeman. We fully realize small terrors, as for example, finding a mouse in our beds, but we cannot realize the terror—of death. If we did we would live differently. But life prevents us realizing this.
Purpose of Life. Just vibration transmitters. Moon-fodder. We are sheep kept to provide wool for our masters, who feed us and keep us as slaves of illusion. But we have a chance of escape and our “masters” are anxious to help us, but we like being sheep. It is comfortable.
12th February 1924
"Gurdjieffs Early Talks"