Archive for the ‘Phat Podcasts’ Category

281 – Mañana

Putting off till tomorrow what you can do today may seem like a good idea at the time, but it may not be a wise choice when it comes to the work of self-development. Biting the bullet and applying the work to your own being is something most people never do.

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280 – Annoying Alert

Being annoyed is easy in today’s world with global access to so many annoying people. Here are some ideas on how to deal with those two legged irritants.

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279 – Last Hour

If you only had an hour left to live how would you live it? Discussion about Gurdjieff’s talk, The Last Hour of Life. It’s a great daily exercise if you’re looking for a way to make esoteric ideas a practical reality in your life.

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278 – Mechanicalness

According to esoteric teachings there is no difference between the mechancially good man and the mechanically bad man. The mechanically good man will have a more difficult path to development.

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277 Toxic Thoughts

There is a spiritual war being waged in the heavenlies. What we fail to realize is where heaven and hell are located and what our part is in the whole thing. According to esoteric teachings man is a battle ground between good and evil.

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276 – Boomerang

Mechanical man has the nasty habit of judging others. Esoteric teachings show us how those judgments boomerang on us causing more damage to our possible development than we imagine possible. There’s a way to stop throwing new boomerangs as well as duck some that we’ve already thrown.

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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.