Posts Tagged ‘imaginary I’

227 – Androids

It’s the skin that makes an android look like something it’s not. It’s Imaginary I that makes us think we’re something we’re not.

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188 – I and I

If what we call I is an illusion how can using it get us out of illusion?

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172 – The Thing

There’s something in us that prevents our forward progress and development. This Thing must be recognized and rendered passive. It’s not what you think it is. It’s deeper than that.

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170 – Grand Theft

Ordinarily we don’t think of ourselves as thieves and liars but a little light reveals some unexpected things when we look inside ourselves. It’s not pleasant to see but if we wish to develop internally it can’t be avoided.

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153 – Attention

Most folks imagine they concentrate well until they try to meditate. Why can’t I keep my attention on something for more than a few seconds? What’s behind that?

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149 – Kudos

Why is it the compliments, the nice things said to us are so sleep inducing?

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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.