Posts Tagged ‘recurrence’

222 – Energy Crunch

Everything in our world is sucking energy at an alarming rate. What does the Work have to say about that? Remember, esoteric teachings are not interested in the outer, but rather direct us to our own inner world.

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195 – Again?

The ideas of reincarnation and recurrence in the Work are not pivotal but now that you’ve heard about it you may as well know a little more.

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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.