Posts Tagged ‘Levels of Truth’

04 – The New Man

Because there are levels of Being, there are three levels of truth spoken of in parables. Stone, water and wine represent these levels of truth.

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235 – Wine

Esoteric teachings speak of three levels of truth. Stone, water, and the highest of the three levels, wine. Perhaps this is why mystics are often described as behaving as if they are drunk.

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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.