Archive for the ‘Phat Podcasts’ Category

311 – Reset

After 6 years, it seems time for a reset. This is it.

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310 – Slumming

Coming to terms with esoteric ideas as relating to our internal world takes some time and effort. We’re so turned outward that we ordinarily think in the language of the outer world. What’s out there is only a reflection of what’s inside us.

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309 – Balaam’s Donkey

What’s to keep us from imagining that we’re developing when imagination is so powerful, satisfying every center? Are we really struggling against imagination? Is there a way to test our work on ourselves to find if it’s true work?

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308 – Deeper Still

One of the wonderful things about the Infinite is it’s infinite. There’s no end to it. To grasp this idea with the sense mind is impossible. Another mind is needed. A mind built by higher ideas, not data from the senses.

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307 – Metaphysical Mystery

The simply stated law of Cause and Effect is not nearly as easily understood experientially. This causes an infinite number of errors to thrive. These errors bring untold misery into our personal lives and the lives of countless others. There is a remedy.

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306 – Internal Truth

Esoteric ideas necessarily fall externally on us. It takes more years than we like to think for them to become more internal to us. There are things that we can do to aid the process. There are signs that they have begun to be more internal.

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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.