Posts Tagged ‘Mechanical’

276 – Boomerang

Mechanical man has the nasty habit of judging others. Esoteric teachings show us how those judgments boomerang on us causing more damage to our possible development than we imagine possible. There’s a way to stop throwing new boomerangs as well as duck some that we’ve already thrown.

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Mechanical

There’s a tradition in formal Fourth Way groups of not answering questions, especially mechanical questions. I’m not wild about mechanical questions either but when you’re dealing with machines it’s difficult to find much else.

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242 – Being Mechanical

It’s often quite easy to see when others are being mechanical. When we’re being mechanical we often think we’re working. Mechanical effort doesn’t lead to an increase in consciousness.

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177 – I Spy

Our internal work needs to be like espionage. It all has to happen behind the scenes. We need a spy to bring us good intelligence. Esoteric teachings instruct us in how to develop this valuable ability.

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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.