Archive for the ‘Lite Podcasts’ Category

270 – Being Forgiven

Getting forgiveness isn’t as important as one might think. It may be much more dangerous though.

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269 – Being Meditative

How can one meditate and not change their thoughts and attitudes about themselves, life and others?

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268 – Being Supportable

The Metta Sutta talks about being supportable. What does that look like in real life?

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267 – Being Blinded

Open with care. This one isn’t for everybody.

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266 – Being Expansive

Can one get back to a great spiritual experience or is it an invitation to imagination?

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265 – Being Different

Is there a difference between self-remembering and self-observaton? If there is, what is it?

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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.