Posts Tagged ‘Consciousness’

08 – Living Time


The idea of consciousness as light is explored as not simply a matter of quantity but also of quality.

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07 – Living Time


We look at how we take our consciousness for granted as we take the way we see the world for granted. This prevents us from realizing inner growth and development.

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08 – Seven Mansions


The challenge of this section for the traditionally trained religious will be the expansion of consciousness necessary to overcome the objections that present themselves to us. Try to keep an open mind.

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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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252 – Confession

The very word conjures shame, guilt and contraction. Let’s have a look at the inside of confession. It may really be good for the soul.

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217 – Machines

If we’re machines we could probably use a good mechanic. The problem is we have to learn to do the work on our own machine instead of relying on others to do it for us. This is Self-Development. Darn!

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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.