Posts Tagged ‘esoteric’

03 – The New Man

The double meaning of parables. The literal, outer and the esoteric, inner meanings and where they fall on a man.

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097 – Esoteric Prayer

If every thought is a prayer aren’t we in deep trouble?

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007 – Innies and Outies

Answering the questions: What is esoteric? Why should I study anything esoteric? What’s the point?

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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.