Archive for the ‘Lite Podcasts’ Category

246 – Being Buffered

This is a good one. Someone is actually observing himself. It’s possible. It can happen if we follow instructions and value self-development.

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245 – Being Used

It’s interesting how we want to be influenced by something higher but can’t believe it’s possible. When someone is influenced by something higher we relegate them to the lunatic fringe.

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244 – Being Awakened

All this talk about waking up makes it sound as if it’s something we can do. Not. This does not mean however that we are without help. We could be awakened if we get ourselves in the right place to receive.

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243 – Being Crystalized

There’s a reason the Work seems so hard sometimes. It’s not the Work, it’s that with which the Work has to work. Our resistance is nearly as great as our internal darkness.

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242 – Being Mechanical

It’s often quite easy to see when others are being mechanical. When we’re being mechanical we often think we’re working. Mechanical effort doesn’t lead to an increase in consciousness.

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241 – Being Right

What could be more deadly to our potential progress than this poisonous addiction? Every man’s way is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the hearts. (Proverbs 21:2)

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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.