Author Archive

23 – Life


MacDonald assaults the idea of sickness, decay and death with life, life and more life. He makes a powerful argument for the old saying, “Down seven, up eight.”

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19 – Living Time


Dr. Nicoll traces higher ideas regarding time from ancient texts to recent authors showing a common thread running through all of them. He also gives some excellent examples to help us grasp, what for us, are difficult concepts.

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22 – Abba, Father


For some the idea of being adopted by God is a stumbling block. MacDonald was one of those. He tears into Scripture to represent God as a loving Father and not just some nice guy who picks up strays.

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18 – Living Time


We explore some images to help us grasp the, invisible to us, fourth dimension of time. Giving our attention to the ideas may help us begin to see our world in a new way.

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21 – Last Penny


If the universe will allow us to get away with something, the real fool is the one who does what he could get away with not doing. If not, we must pay what we owe, even to the last penny.

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17 – Living Time


We begin to explore the idea of Time as an invisible dimension connected to the three dimensions which we can perceive through sense. Though the idea is simple it opens the way for greater meaning of our relation to higher states of consciousness.

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About Esoteric Talks

"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.