Posts Tagged ‘Esoteric Ideas’

Teachings

When one begins to study the Fourth Way there are so many pitfalls it’s a wonder that anyone makes much progress. There is much one needs to know in the beginning. Due to the nature of the system and the human condition it simply can’t all be grasped at once.

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058 – Your Ghost

Like a ghost who doesn’t know he’s died we walk through life unaware of our condition.
Learn how to see your ghost.

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056 – Decisions, Decisions

Life demands decisions from us but it also teaches us how to make those decisions.
We’ll keep doing what we always do if we don’t learn a new way to make decisions.

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052 – Yackety Yak

The internal chatter that goes on almost unnoticed can suck the life out of us.
Here’s a way to begin to deal with it that works.

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048 – You Are Here

If we wish to move from point A to point B we must know where point A is first.
No matter how horrible that knowledge may appear.

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031 – Union of Opposites 3

Our final presentation in the series of Unifying Opposites deals with the practical application of the ideas in our everyday life.

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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.