Let us conceive mankind
as a network of events in time.
Let us suppose the present moment
continually cuts a cross-section
through these notional wholes
to shadow-forth our seen world
of merely fragmentary shards.
The unseen beyond
becomes here the containing
body of a vast realm,
for lack of an ordering principle
a key to our dream consciousness.
We need to think beyond time.
We need to wake up from
the nightmare of our reality
and re-enter the dream-time.
NUANCES OF NICOLL
The Keys to Heaven
Psychologist, Maurice Nicoll studied under Fourth Way exponents G.I Gurdjieff and P.D. Ouspensky, and presented his own philosophy in a series of works published during the Mid Twentieth Century.
In his seminal work, Living Time… he makes no bones about insisting that the psychological states and concepts that he is expounding, and their utilisation, are ancient and stretch back through Christianity, Judaism, the Greek Philosophers and on into the mysterious climes of Pre-Dynastic Egypt…
In re-presenting these ideas as a series of poetic explorations, author and essayist, Stuart France uncovers a series of links with the Mediaeval Traditions of the Northmen, and the Matter of Britain!
What is the original story of our week? How does the moon harrow hell? Prepare to be enthralled, entertained, educated, and enlightened, as new light is shed on the enigmatic figures of Wotan, Merlin, and King Arthur.
They do not write books like this anymore, if indeed they ever did!