Posts Tagged ‘Life’

270 – The Spoiler

There’s something that spoils our happiness, peace and life. It’s not the weather, at least not outside.

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269 – Being Meditative

How can one meditate and not change their thoughts and attitudes about themselves, life and others?

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268 – Being Supportable

The Metta Sutta talks about being supportable. What does that look like in real life?

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199 – Meaning of Life

It’s much more simple than we’ve been led to believe. There’s a reason for that.

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163 – World Government

People speak of one world government without realizing the world is already being governed by one world government. We’re convinced we’re free the whole time we’re enslaved.

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136 – Last Hour

Gurdjieff’s, The Last Hour of Life, talk. Living with the knowledge of your mortality can be a great tool for increasing consciousness and carrying us along the path of transformation.

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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.