Posts Tagged ‘Aeon’

27 – Living Time


Esoteric literature is full of illustrations of how the phenomenal world is a shadow of a higher world of which we are not presently aware. Our task is to become more aware of the world behind our perceived world.

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26 – Living Time


As we labor with ideas that don’t fit in our limited view of the world Dr. Nicoll gives us examples to help us get some foundational ideas from which to extrapolate.

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"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.