I am now here in America because...

Gurdjieff International Review

G. Gurdjieff Explains

A Letter to the Editor

The New York World, February 6, 1931


As the information published recently in various New York journals both about me personally and my activities, as well as about the reasons for my being now in America, is misleading and even impugns my objectively quite sincere, benevolent and grateful attitude toward Americans, an attitude which has been formed in me during the last seven years and of the significance of which everybody will, I am sure, be soon indubitably aware, I have decided to offer a brief explanation, through the medium of your esteemed columns, of the real reasons for my present visit to America.…

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