Posts Tagged ‘Aim’

16 – The New Man

The difference between Knowledge and Being is discussed as well as the ultimate aim of all esoteric teachings being the idea of Goodness. What part knowledge plays in either bring us closer to the aim or taking us in the opposite direction.

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291 – Being Lucid

It’s difficult to make progress when you don’t have a clear, well stated, well organized aim or goal. It’s like wandering in the woods when you have no senes of direction or purpose.

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246 – Amnesia

We’ve forgotten something very important. Esoteric teachings aim at making us remember what that is. Sadly we often forget to remember the aim at all.

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142 – Tuneup

Esoteric work doesn’t require a piano mover but rather a piano tuner. It’s the fine adjustments we need to learn to make that will enable us to move forward toward our Aim.

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124 – Aims

It’s certainly not a good idea, with esoteric ideas, to bite off more than you can chew. If you take care of the small aims they will lead you to your goal.

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A problem we often face is progress. Normally, progress isn’t much of a problem for most people. At least it’s not a problem if they’re experiencing some progress toward their Aim. With a Work Aim, progress is measured differently than it is measured with a Life aim.

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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 are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.