But there are also elements of danger here. There is a path downwards into the abyss which is being trod by some leaders who have succumbed to greeds and lusts. They begin by exciting unsuspicious curiosity and end by obtaining foolish credence. They end by betraying their followers with unfulfilled predictions and unredeemed promises, and themselves with travelling at an ever-wider tangent from the path of assured peace. Better by far to walk alone than walk into such pitfalls and snares in the company of others.
-- Notebooks Category 16: The Sensitives > Chapter 7: The Path of Individuality > # 26