Posts Tagged ‘observing I’

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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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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089 – Which Self

When you’re remembering your self which self are you remembering?

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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.