This is by no means a comprehensive presentation of the Work ideas, rather it is a starting point for further study.
There is a difference between what we know and what we are and can do.
Our degree of attention in any moment is a function of what part of centre we are operating from. Attention can be cltivated and controlled with practice, will, and effort.
When we are born into this world, we come with certain qualities and capacities.
As we grow and develop, we acquire new knowledge and new abilities.
There are four possible states of consciousness available to human beings, but usually we live in only the lowest two.
The human body has several lower essential functions that we are born with, and other higher functions that we can connect with through work and effort.
We are born into a planetary body, but there are furtther bodies that can be developed.
We are born with a dominant lower essential function. We can achieve balance between these lower functions, and develop higher functions with work and effort.
Humans are born into a limited number of human types.
Our psychology is characterized by no one "I" being in control.
The Many I's group themselves randomly according to the associations and experiences we have.
The degree of control and consciousness we achieve determines what level of "I" we are living at.
A parable likening the human condition to being asleep in a house on fire.
A parable likening the human condition to being in prison.
One of the chief obstacles to inner development is talking without aim or attention.
One of the chief obstacles to inner development is our tendency to talk about things we do not know, or can not know, as though we do know.
One of the chief obstacles to inner development is our imagining that we already possess qualities and abilities that we do not have, and that can only be developed through long efforts.
One of the characteristics of our psychology is that we lose ourselves by becoming absorbed into events, thoughts, and emotions.
A special form of identification with oneself whereby we imagine we know what others think of us and make inner accounts against others.
One of the chief obstacles to awakening is losing energy through the expression of negative and unpleasant emotions.
Personal descriptions of vanity in action in ordinary daily life.