Posts Tagged ‘Meaning’

24 – The House on the Rock

We talk about man as a spiritual being, the spiritual nature of all creation and how our ignorance of this has opened us to forces that are challenging the peace of our world. Also covered is the idea of spiritual service.

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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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02 – The New Man

Chapter one, part two of The New Man. We look at the reason for parables. Esoteric truth cannot be understood directly by the outer man. The parable is designed to penetrate to the inner man.

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285 – Being Dead

Why after so many thousands of years with billions of people dying is there such mystery surrounding death? Why is it so feared and misunderstood and how can we make peace with the inevitable?

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283 – Semantics

There’s not much of the kind of agreement in the world that leads us to better understand and communicate with our fellow beings. The tragic result is a world at war almost all the time. New meaning is what can bring new understanding.

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254 – Being Aimed

Some people have found their purpose, their meaning. How did they do it and what does it feel like?

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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.