Posts Tagged ‘End of the World’

39 – The Mark

We’ve heard so much about the end of the world, the Mayan calendar and the second coming that we’ve lost our perspective. What’s it all about? According to esoteric teaching there is some sense to be made of all this.

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48 – The New Man

An esoteric look at wheat, tares, devils, angels and the end of the world as taught through the hidden meaning of some of the parables about the Kingdom of Heaven.

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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.