Time and the Soul Interview

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Jacob Needleman – philosopher and author, talks about the poverty of time that we experience in our modern technological world. He explores the paradox of how this poverty is rooted in our attempts to satisfy our desires, and describes the experience of real meaning as being one of timelessness.

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4 Responses to “Time and the Soul Interview”

  1. Anthony Says:

    If anybody knows the songs played on the piano at 16:24, 30:34, and 49:00 – please let me know, that would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks for posting and sharing this, too!

    • Anthony Says:

      And the song at 56:00

    • Poor Richard Says:


      I don’t know but I have a friend who may. It may take a while, but if I can find out I’ll let you know.


    • Poor Richard Says:


      A friend answers the following (sorry no references to specific start times):

      The music from the Needleman video…there was only one Gurdjieff piece, which I think is Reading from a Sacred Book … The rest is mostly Erik Satie, see youtube.com:

      I’m not familiar enough with them to know if part was taken from them or is another piece, the one with 3/4 rhythm.

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