Posts Tagged ‘scale’

294 – iBody

Part of being the way we are is taking the most incredible things for granted. At birth we receive a great gift. One we rarely appreciate for what it is, but this is just the beginning of our journey towards what is possible for us.

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290 – A Dog’s Tail

Self-Remembering sounds easy. It may well be easy for someone who is awake. Since we’re not, we need to make the kinds of specific efforts needed to move along toward something more real, more internal than where we ordinarily live.

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212 – What Matters

How much does what we do down here in life matter in the big scheme of things? The answer could be a little more disconcerting than we like.

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180 – Ups and Downs

We have our ups and downs. It’s up to us to pull it all together harmoniously and meaningfully. Esoteric ideas are here to help us do just that and so much more. Are you ready to begin?

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169 – Relativity

What is the Work talking about when it says that impressions are food that we can’t live without for a moment? This Work isn’t about cheeseburgers and fries, but something of much more value in the long run.

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151 – Possibility

How can we know it’s possible to develop beyond what we see everywhere around us in the world?

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About Esoteric Talks

"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.