”Of course, none of them even suspects that if every…

“Of course, none of them even suspects that if every kind of villainy proceeds among them in general, then they do these villainies exclusively only because, existing wrongly, they thus permit to be formed in them their inner ‘evil-God’, which I once called ‘self-calming’ and which has absolute dominion over the whole of their psyche and for which only this idea of ‘external Good and Evil’ is necessary.”

G. I. Gurdjieff
Beelzebub’s Tales