'Complexity is a beautiful thing... the society which is not diverse is less beautiful. I cannot know myself if I do not know the Other - the Other is a condition of my existence.'September 10th brings the last night of the BBC Proms at which Wagner rubs shoulders with the Sound of Music. Will the Proms director be sentenced to four years in prison for using social media to publicise the event and will rubber bullets be used on the audience when they sing Jerusalem? My header quotation comes from the liberal-leaning Shiite cleric Sheikh Hani Fahes and I leave it with you while I follow Other paths until the Albert Hall has emptied. If you only buy one CD while I am travelling, make it the one above. A small piece of social media trivia; On An Overgrown Path enters its eighth year of blogging in a few days and thank you for supporting the Other point of view during that time. Until I return follow this path for a chance selection of Gurdjieff posts, and this one for meetings with remarkable musicians.
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