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300 – Being Doggy

We talk about working like a dog, being treated like a dog, having a dog’s life and so on. There’s something about being doggy that isn’t all bad. It might not be such a bad idea for us to simplify our work by being a little more doggy.

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299 – Being Righteous

Our questioner is beginning to wonder if there’s not more to being righteous than correct moral behavior. He thinks it might have something to do with how we are related to esoteric ideas.

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298 – Being Fruitful

Everyone manifests something all the time. We’re all bearing fruit. The question is how can we insure what we manifest is something that will further our inner development?

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297 – Being Played

No one likes to think of themselves as a piece in a cosmic game. There are many things that are true about which we do not like to think and do not wish to believe. It doesn’t change the truth.

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296 – Being Annoying

Annoyance is a two-edged sword. We can find people, things, and life itself, annoying at times. The other side of that is that we can be annoying to others with little or no effort or awareness.

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295 – Being Humble

“Oh Lord, it’s hard to be humble, when you’re perfect in every way.” Being humble isn’t anything like how it appears in the external world. There is a true humility that we can attain much more easily than we might have thought.

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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.