Rene Daumal

Gurdjieff International Review

“The Holy War” by René Daumal

Commentary by Kathleen Ferrick Rosenblatt


René Daumal was born a warrior poet. As one of the early revolutionary metaphysicians of our century, the teenage Daumal wanted to pillage and burn all the scaffoldings of our rigid, outmoded western thought patterns. In the 1920s, he was one of the first nineteen year-old iconoclasts to shout: Down with political imperialism and capitalist greed!…

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