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Sexuality and the Evolution of Consciousness 
by David M. Brahinsky, Ph.D 
Akhaldan II Press, NJ, USA

© Copyright 1995

David Brahinsky has been a student of the Fourth Way and the work of Wilhelm Reich since the mid 1960s. He received a Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1976 from the State University of New York at Binghamton and has been teaching philosophy and comparative religion at various colleges since 1969. He is the director of the Akhaldan II School for Fourth Way studies. Email inquiries can be sent to

Portions of the book are reproduced at Google Books.

Introduction

The main subject of this book is the relationship between sexual health and spiritual evolution. Specifically, the book focuses on Wilhelm Reich's discoveries regarding sexual health and G. I. Gurdjieff's concept of spiritual evolution. The thesis is that spiritual evolution, in Gurdjieff's sense, is not possible apart from sexual health as Reich determined it.

Although contemporaries, there is no reason to believe that Reich and Gurdjieff knew each other or of each other's work. Reich was a natural scientist, a student and colleague of Freud who began his career in 1919. He made more discoveries of a revolutionary nature than seems possible for one man to realize in a lifetime, the most significant achievement being the discovery of a biological and cosmic energy he called "orgone energy."

Beginning in his childhood and continuing throughout his life, Gurdjieff (1880-1949) studied psychology, religion (both exoteric and esoteric), philosophy, mysticism, and occultism. He came in contact with schools of philosophy and science that had been, and continue to be, mostly esoteric. In these schools he learned of ideas and principles concerning the nature of consciousness which are deeply rooted in antiquity — ideas which have been transmitted orally (for the most part) from teacher to student for thousands of years. He eventually became a transmitter himself through personal contact with students and through his writings.

Reich and Gurdjieff were giants in their fields. Reich - in the area of natural science, Gurdjieff as a teacher of ancient, esoteric ideas. A lifetime could be spent trying to comprehend the work of each without succeeding. In choosing to write of their work and to show how they are related I have thus undertaken an impossible task — to explicate their ideas without disfiguring them beyond recognition. In attempting to do so, however, I hope to accomplish a number of things: to bring to students of Gurdjieff's ideas and to esotericism in general discoveries that make these ideas more comprehensible and to thus increase the likelihood of achieving success through work on oneself; to bring to students of Reich's work ideas connecting his discoveries and theories to ancient knowledge which I believe are based on real understanding; and to bring to those with an aim to develop his or herself a perspective anchored in the merger of Reich's discoveries and Gurdjieff's teachings which I think would be of great help in fulfilling such an aim.

Gurdjieff's teaching focused on ideas and practices he found necessary for awakening from sleep. Full awakening, for him, meant development or "crystallization" of what he called "higher-being bodies," spiritual bodies made of finer energy-matter than the physical body which can survive its death (although it is not clear whether such bodies are to be understood literally or merely psychologically -an interpretation problem that is examined throughout the text). He claimed that healthy sexuality is a vital part of this process but did not specifically or clearly characterize it.

Reich's early work centered on the nature of psychological health and disease; it was he who discovered the function of the orgasm in relation to the emotions and the psyche. Reich was not concerned with spiritual development in Gurdjieff's sense. He did, however, determine the nature of sexual health or orgastic potency and that sexual health is fundamental for psychological health. Because Gurdjieff claimed that sexual health is vital for spiritual evolution but did not describe sexual health, and because Reich is the only researcher who has determined its nature, it seems natural to merge them to form an understanding of the relationship between sexuality and the evolution of consciousness.

Many of the categories Gurdjieff utilized to describe the human organism are psychological in nature and thus have something in common with the categories of established psychology. Yet he also postulated the existence of a universal energy-matter that functions as the ground of all being including the psyche. Furthermore, he claimed that stimulation of this energy-matter within the human organism is the fundamental role his method of work plays in placing one in a position to form a spiritual or higher-being body.

During his psychoanalytical period Reich also utilized psychological concepts, but after discovering the biological basis of the psyche, the energy, which he called "orgone energy," out of which the psyche and all of being is formed, and after he determined that the free pulsation and flow of this energy within the person constitutes complete psychological and physical health, his level of discourse and analysis changed. I hope to show a profound correspondence between the levels of discourse and understanding in Gurdjieff and Reich, and further to show that Reich discovered, via natural scientific method, the energy that Gurdjieff postulated to exist.

It appears to me that Reich's discovery grounds and concretizes Gurdjieff's teaching in a way that makes it more accessible and understandable. It takes it out of the realm of philosophy or mysticism and brings it into the realm in which Gurdjieff himself claimed it belonged — that of objective science. At the same time, Gurdjieff's teaching expresses the possibility that Reich's discoveries have implications regarding spiritual evolution with which Reich himself was not concerned.

I have presented Gurdjieff's ideas as clearly and concisely as possible although their complexity and the symbolic and allegorical manner of their presentation makes clarity a goal not easily achieved. I have attempted to express the depth and understanding contained in the ideas but some simplification was necessary, and certain ideas were left out entirely. Reich's work is also difficult to present, as a number of his students have remarked — he discovered too much, his theories are relevant to nearly every area of inquiry, and they are very revolutionary. His research is extensive and thus only a condensed summary of some parts of it was possible. This presentation of Gurdjieff's ideas and Reich's theories therefore cannot be taken as anything close to being definitive. Because their work is so profound no summary, analysis, interpretation, or criticism can hope to capture their voices or to replace a study of their own writings. It is hoped that this book will stimulate such a study in individuals who have yet to do so and who consider themselves genuinely interested in awakening.

For it is my thesis that awakening, in Gurdjieff's sense, requires full capacity of what he called the "sexual center" — sexual health, in other words. To understand the nature of sexual health, however, I maintain, requires Reich. Gurdjieff did not explain it nor do I believe has anyone else but Reich.

I cannot prove these assertions, of course, for we do not as yet know how to measure awakening nor is it easy to measure sexual health. But there are ways of determining more or less what Reich called "orgastic potency" — Reich's term for sexual health, which I hope to explain in the text. My own experience working with individuals and groups for the past twenty-five years has made me a believer and I feel compelled to share those insights with those interested.

Contents

INTRODUCTION

PART I: GURDJIEFF'S CONCEPTION OF THE EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Chapter One: Waking Up
Chapter Two: Etherokrilno
Chapter Three: Some Symbols
Chapter Four: Self-Remembering and Self-Observation
Chapter Five: First and Second Conscious Shocks
Chapter Six: Relativity

PART II: SEX

Chapter One: Gurdjieff on Sex
Chapter Two: Orgastic Potency
Chapter Three: Armoring
Chapter Four: Melting Buffers

PART III: REICH'S DISCOVERY OF THE PRIME SOURCE BIOLOGICAL LIFE ENERGY

Chapter One: Explaining the Orgasm Function
Chapter Two: Bions, Bion Radiation and Orgone Energy
Chapter Three: Experiments with the Orgone Energy Accumulator

PART IV: THE FUNDAMENTAL LAWS OF WORLD CREATION AND WORLD MAINTENANCE

Chapter One: Development of Reich's Theory of Cosmic Superimposition
Chapter Two: The Highest Laws

PART V: THE EVOLUTION AND INVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Chapter One: Consciousness and Evolution
Chapter Two: Biopathic illness

PART VI: THE FOOD OF IMPRESSIONS AND THE CRYSTALIZATION OF THE HIGHER BEING BODIES

Chapter One: How Impressions Provide Energy
Chapter Two: Impressions of the Higher Emotional Body

PART VII: SEXUALITY AND EVOLUTlON

Chapter One: Sex Energy
Chapter Two: Suppression of Sex
Chapter Three: Conclusion
Abbreviations Selected Bibliography
Index

Chapter Three excerpts – Armoring

Hostile Suppression of Genital Play

Reich came to believe suppression of sexuality is of fundamental significance in armor formation and development of emotional illness. Sexual feelings are extremely powerful and until suppressed, are experienced as normal, very pleasurable sensations. Children have no idea that those feelings that give such pleasure are so ‘wrong.’

Not all suppression of sexuality is carried out with overt violence or obvious hostility. But when it is, infants and children are put in the position of having to defend themselves. First of all, the infant or child must inhibit its behavior as a means of self protection. Of course, hostility can come in various forms, the form of overt violence — an adult might shout at or strike a child when the child touches its genitals or engages in sex play with other children, for example — or the hostility can be more subtle — the adult might express disgust, moral indignation, shame, or indifference. When children are inhibited in sex play they are forced, to begin with, to pull their hands from their genitals. If the inhibition is consistent, they become afraid to touch their genitals. This means they must keep their hands away from ‘there,’ even when an impulse to touch arises, particularly when in the company of others.

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It can be seen then, that behavior on the part of adults that we consider perfectly reasonable, moral, and in the best interests of the child — suppression of genitality which, in children, of course, cannot result in pregnancy, often the rationale given for suppression of adolescent sexuality, leads to chronic muscular armoring. Suppression of sexual feelings is crucial therefore, not only because it is suppression of a powerful, essential urge in itself, which feels to the one being stifled as if their very being is at stake, but also because suppression of this urge leads to massive armoring, armoring of the entire body in all the segments.

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Infants and children obviously have no understanding of what is happening to them when adults condemn their natural expressions and can take the hostile reactions in only one way, as an expression or a statement, that what they feel is “bad,” that what they wish to express is “bad.” In other words, such suppression is taken as a comment on their very essence, that they, in essence, are bad. This attitude towards the living is very well expressed in the popular conception of the doctrine of original sin, which is an obvious cultural and institutional expression of the feelings of a large segment of the adult world towards infants, children, sexuality, and life itself.

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Adolescence

By the time we reach adolescence, our character structure has become a many-layered labyrinth. At the “bottom” are the core or essence drives which continue to pulse. On top of them or surrounding them, the armor used to inhibit these drives which is layered according to the time the various impulses were suppressed and the intensity of the suppression. This layer is covered over by the facade, the “face” we present to the world and to ourselves.

To speak of armor as a labyrinth is to imply that it is not neatly layered but that the combination of core drives, suppressed emotions and impulses, anxiety, and the facade, intertwine in ways that are often confusing. The nature of the labyrinth depends on the timing and the severity of the suppression, but generally, according to Reich, as mentioned, the earlier the suppression occurs, the deeper will be the armoring.15 It develops differently if repression occurs when the impulse is at its peak of intensity or if it occurs when it is weaker. These and other factors determine the type of labyrinth that develops, the “character type.”16

Is it any, wonder that adolescence is a difficult time? During this period sexual impulses become organized around the genitals and the urge to superimpose or mate with a lover begins to surface. The labyrinth of armor is already well formed and added to the tension this produces is the fact that these genital impulses are not allowed free expression.

Teenagers are not told that this is a wonderful time to explore their sexuality. Parents don’t offer their homes for uninhibited, guilt-free sexual activity — condoms provided. This sounds ridiculous or horrible to most of us; immoral. Thus the damage done by sexual suppression in childhood is intensified in adolescence, and the armoring needed to deal with such suppression can only evolve and rigidify. In Gurdjieff’s terms, false personality and the buffers gain in strength at the expense of the essence.

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Adolescent neurotic symptoms, like adult neurotic symptoms, are expressions of the conflict between the core and the armor.18 The symptoms, therefore, are distorted core impulses, impulses that, before emerging, must make their way through the labyrinth of the armor and are shaped by it. Adolescents often become overtly hostile, pick fights, commit crimes, drive recklessly, and so on. .....

.....adolescents are sexually suppressed at a time when genital urges are powerful. This leads to anger, anxiety, deep frustration, heartbreaking sadness, resignation, aching longing, and the need to escape. The fact that many teenagers make it through this period without exhibiting severe or overt symptoms is testimony to the power of the life force, not to “civilized” suppression.

This is not to imply that all problems of adolescence can be solved via sexual intercourse. Sex is not a panacea. But we’ve “tried” the opposite approach for a long time now and the adolescent problem has not gone away. Might we take a cue from the Trobrianders and learn from Reich’s discoveries that our approach perhaps has been misguided? It is not as if we have no evidence within our midst of the value of sex-positive upbringing. There are those who have loving, sex-positive parents and so develop relatively unarmored regarding their own sexuality. It cannot be easy for them, seeing as they must seek gratifying relationships and meaningful work in an armored, hostile, and resigned world. But at least they have their core intact and may be able to find some satisfaction in life.20

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The Adult Character

By the time we reach adulthood we are full-fledged “characters” of one type or another. Our characters are formed initially from the way we deal with the conflict between our first feelings, our core impulses and the hostility of the outside world. But this conflict produces other feelings, such as anger or rage and these feelings are also usually suppressed. Suppression of these feelings leads to development of a secondary layer of feelings that are violent and destructive. As mentioned, most of us also develop a third layer, a facade, mask, or persona that hides the secondary destructive feelings as well as the primary, core or essence. By the time we reach adulthood, we have incorporated the “cruel world” into our own bodies. We now are the “cruel world” and we suppress our children and teenagers. Our characters are expressions of how we have learned to deal with our core impulses and destructive feelings — how we hide these feelings under the facade of mechanical politeness, restraint, false modesty and so on, which serves to keep the secondary layer and the core within the bounds of “decency.”21

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Destructiveness

Why does the layer of destructiveness form? Reich says that it took him years to understand this process for it takes many forms, not the least of which is the character’s resistance to attempts to melt the armor. Reich found that people reacted with intense hatred whenever he attempted to disturb the neurotic equilibrium maintained by the armor. Destructiveness bound in the armor, Reich learned, is anger about frustration of core emotions and needs in general Wand a denial of sexual gratification in particular.22 It is an expression of disappointment in love or to loss of love that has become anchored in the personality through repression of core rage. Reich says that he found that when impulses of rage are allowed full expression and dealt with in a life-positive manner, they do not lead to muscular armoring and so do not develop into destructive impulses. The un-armored organism, Reich found, does not have them; Thanatos exists exclusively in the armored.

Only the impulsive character type, says Reich, expresses the secondary layer in a direct way.23 This is the person we think of as a sociopath or psychopath, the person without scruples, who has no control of his or her destructiveness. The rest of us manage to keep most of our destructive hate hidden beneath a veil that forms the surface of the character structure. In the process, however, we present a false face to the world and to ourselves. We are afraid to drop that face because we are unconsciously afraid that our inner hate will show itself, not to mention the sadness, longing, anxiety, and love trapped beneath the hate. Insincerity, then, is our way, and we are afraid of behavior that is not calculated, of what is truly spontaneous and alive.24

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Natural Aggression

The destructiveness that forms the secondary layer of armoring is not equivalent, for Reich, to core rage which is the organism’s natural response to chronic disappointment in gratification of its vital needs. It is not, therefore, a primary biological phenomenon but a property of armoring and must be distinguished, says Reich, from natural aggression. The literal meaning of “aggression,” he points out is approaching,” and, as he says, all life, manifestations; are aggressive in this sense.25 Natural aggression, says Reich, is the living manifestation of the musculature, the system of motion and locomotion, and its goal is to make possible gratification of vital needs.26

Suppression of core drives is suppression of primary desire or natural aggression and leads to the development of relatively passive adults whose prevalence, according to Reich, allows for the mass psychology of fascism.27 People in whom natural aggression has been suppressed have not the energy or power to struggle against those who use their political or economic position to dominate society. Nations of sheep then develop who meekly support or go along with the various fuhrers of the world. In political democracies, the fact that only a minority of citizens even vote is indicative of this general passivity which is exhibited in many other ways as well.

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Why We Hate

Removal of armoring involves dissolution of all the layers, the peripheral layer — the I that hides the secondary layer — and the deeper layers that cover destructiveness, deep-seated anxiety, heart-breaking sadness, frustrated longing, and so on. As the peripheral layer begins to dissolve, breakthroughs from the deeper layers occur and we experience impulses and emotions repressed throughout the course of our lives. This can be a painful and difficult process, says Reich, which is why we usually prefer to forgo it and remain false.

But if Reich is correct that the great majority of humankind is armored and if armored organisms cannot love fully, work wholeheartedly or work to maximum capacity, how is it that so much has been accomplished in terms of scientific and technological advance? First of all, a case can be made that those who lead humanity’s advance, such as it is, those few individuals whose lives and work account for much of the progress we like to attribute to “mankind” and so, via identification, to ourselves, are and were the least armored and most awake of their time.30

But the few great people aside, one need only reflect on the number of examples of what Gurdjieff calls “the process of the periodic reciprocal destruction.”31 that have riddled human history and on the current state of affairs where our creations threaten to annihilate us and the biosphere as a whole and have made our species, for the first time in recorded history, an endangered species,32 and questions concerning the wonders of armored humanity come quickly into perspective. We create, we work, but we end up using our creations to make war and so destroy our very creations, ourselves, and our fellows on Planet Earth. Gurdjieff points out that the fact that recorded history only goes back a few thousand years, and that we have little evidence of what actually happened even then, is attributable to our “strange predilection,” as he calls it, for war.33 Better we should sit on the spot like an Indian Fakir, for then we would at least be less dangerous. From Reich’s point of view, armored humans create, not due to the armor, but to the force of life which has remained stronger. The soft little blade of grass still manages to find its way through cracks in the cement.

Will the latest wonders, including the computer, be used to further humanity’s life-positive goals or to make destruction even easier and more impersonal? Because of Reich’s work, the answer seems ominous if obvious, for he has made us aware that underneath the false personality, the facade of civilization, is a deep-seated hatred. We hate because we have been denied gratification of our essential needs, of that which is truly ours, and so deep down we do not care for people of other races and nationalities; we do not care for the preservation of the land, the water, and the air, or our common mother, the Earth; we do not care about how we manipulate lovely children into becoming as hard as ourselves as we transmit “the consequences of the organ Kundabuffer” from generation to generation.

Chapter Four excerpts – Melting Buffers

Sex Energy and the Higher Emotional Body

.....   Gurdjieff is quoted as having said that sex energy is the "matter with which sex works and which sex manufactures. It is 'seed' or 'fruit.'" As the finest energy produced from the transformation of first-being food, it functions as the fruit of physical food. As the energy  utilized in the Second Conscious Shock for formation of the first higher-being body, it functions as this body's seed. .....

.....   For a deeper comprehension of the process of the formation of the Higher Emotional Body, we need to understand how the Second Conscious Shock functions to saturate the cells of the physical body with sex energy. In his writings, however, Gurdjieff does not explain this process. Nor can we find any accounting in the writings of his students and followers. Students of Gurdjieff's ideas are thus in a difficult predicament. We are told that a fundamental principle of the Fourth Way is that nothing should be taken on faith alone, and that every idea must be verified, and that practice of the work should be undertaken with understanding of what the practice involves. Gurdjieff provides the necessary information regarding the First Conscious Shock, but not regarding the second. His remarks concerning this shock indicate that he thought the information was too 'hot' for the students he was working with at the time.

After studying Reich for many years and working with people utilizing Reich's and Gurdjieff's ideas, I can understand why. As Reich used to say about the sex function (what he called "genitality" in general), everyone is scared of it. "Don't go near it — Don't touch it!" That is how people feel, and as we go more deeply into Reich I think the reason for this will become apparent. At this point, all I wish to say is that, in general, people are afraid of going too deeply into sexuality because it is a function that has been severely repressed, tampered with and twisted over many centuries. Our fears regarding it are thus deeply ingrained in most contemporary cultures and individuals.

Gurdjieff says that the Second Conscious Shock involves the transmutation of emotions and, further, that the practice of "non-expression of negative emotions" is preparation for the triggering of this shock, but he does not define in more concrete terms the nature of the energy — sex energy — involved. Nor does he say how the centers , and particularly the sex center, function in relation to the shock. Let us, then, turn to a study of Wilhelm Reich's work to gain a better understanding of the sexual function before returning to the ideas presented thus far.

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Buffers and Armoring

Gurdjieff says that essence is ours by birthright but that false personality is not. Reich concluded that core impulses and emotions are ours by birthright whereas character armor is "given" to us by a world that hates and fears the core. Gurdjieff says that negative destructive emotions have no center, are not a function of the essence. Reich learned that such emotions are a function of the armor, not the core. Gurdjieff teaches that false personality operates with utter mechanicalness, that we are unconscious of its existence, its motivation, and its source. Reich has shown why this is the case, with respect to armor, for he has shown how it is formed in infancy and childhood for the most part when we have no control or understanding of what is happening to us. By the time we have become adults false personality, armor, is completely habitual or automatic.

Gurdjieff points out that the greatest stumbling block to beginning work on oneself is our inability to realize how mechanical we are, a function, for him, of the buffers, Reich has shown why we cling tenaciously to the armor — or why it clings tenaciously to us — how terrified we are of losing it because of the fear of unleashing the secondary layer of destructiveness, expressing the primary emotions, and experiencing complete surrender in orgasm. We in waking-sleep may be ignorant fools or "slugs" for maintaining our false faces, but our faces protect us from powerful destructive impulses that are terrifying to ourselves and to others. This is the rational basis for our fear of losing the buffers.

Gurdjieff points out that if we attempt higher work before destroying the buffers we evolve, if anything other than a life of fantasy, on what he calls a wrong foundation. What crystallizes is the crust — false personality — and this can lead to crystallization of what he calls a Hasnamuss, defined in terms not unlike what Reich defines as an Emotional Plague Character. If we wish to evolve, in Gurdjieff's sense, it seems to me, then we must undergo the process of, in Reich's terms, dissolution of character armor. .....

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Melting Buffers and Sexual Health

Reich discovered that orgastic potency accomplishes dissolution of armor and the central tenet of his understanding of health and disease is that orgastic potency is necessary for maintenance of an unarmored, healthy state. Gurdjieff taught that only people who are completely normal sexually have a chance in the work; that, in other words, people whose sexuality is governed by buffers cannot get anywhere via the work, and that the sex center must work properly, with its own energy, for the organism to evolve beyond the level of waking sleep.

If dissolution of buffers is necessary for effective practice  of the work, and if dissolution of buffers means, biophysically, dissolution of armor, then the conclusion seems inescapable that establishment of orgastic potency is essential for development  of the capacity to work on oneself effectively. One need not worry about it, though, for it happens naturally along with the destruction of the buffers during a process of such destruction — it is a consequence of it — if this analysis of Gurdjieff's ideas and Reich's discoveries is accurate.

Via Reich's work we have evidence as to the nature of what Gurdjieff called "sexual normalcy:" it is orgastic potency, as Reich defined it. Gurdjieff's notions of sexual fear, strange tastes, and constantly working buffers, also gain clarity via Reich. "Fears," in Reich's terms, means underlying anxiety; "strange tastes," sexual perversions due to an inability to experience direct, genital gratification; "buffers," of course, the armor.

To say of us in waking-sleep that our centers "borrow" unused sex energy from the sex center and that the sex center "borrows" energy from the other centers, is to say that unused sex energy becomes armor and is released unconsciously in activities with no healthy connection to genitality, for example, as mentioned, when we gather in groups, in church, at conventions, parties, and so on, more for sexual titillation than for the alleged purpose of the group. Furthermore, when sex energy is used by another center, says Gurdjieff, it can be recognized by a particular 'taste,' by a fervor or vehemence that belies the nature of the activity. .....

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Did Reich and Gurdjieff Understand Sex in the Same Way?

Gurdjieff's notion that the other centers are subordinate to the sex center when it works properly is to say, in Reich's terms, that it is only when we experience periodic, gratifying orgastic release that we can function to capacity in other areas of life. The other centers are subordinate to the sex center because its proper functioning makes their proper functioning possible. For Gurdjieff, or course, such healthy functioning leads to formation of higher-being bodies, and in this teaching, Gurdjieff enters a realm that Reich had nothing whatsoever to do with.

Although these parallels can be drawn, it does not mean that Gurdjieff understood sexuality the way that Reich did. Gurdjieff's teaching comes from ancient sources and we have no idea of the means of verification used by them, or for that matter, by Gurdjieff himself — for he did not say. With Reich, on the other hand, we know how he came to his theories and the means he used to test his hypotheses, thus it would be presumptuous to infer that Gurdjieff understood the function of the orgasm as did Reich.

That Gurdjieff considered healthy sexuality central in the process of the evolution of consciousness, there can be no doubt, but as to what he meant by complete sexual gratification, by proper working of the sex center, and whether or not he understood the dynamics of the orgasm reflex, is impossible to say. Teachers of Gurdjieff's ideas since his death focus on aspects of his work other than the development of the proper working of the sex center, although considering the centrality of this function for Gurdjieff, this would appear a crying need. Since Gurdjieff provides little information with regard to it, however, it is understandable why study of it is usually omitted. If we wish to understand genitality, then, we must turn to Reich, for it was he that discovered the nature of the complete orgasm, thereby affording us an opportunity to understand sexuality that can be found nowhere else.

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