Posts Tagged ‘separation’

42 – The New Man

We take another step in understanding the meaning of faith as given in esoteric teachings. Here we see faith in relation to our attitude toward life and everything in it.

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236 – Shotgun Effect

The closer we are to the shotgun the more damage we receive. Esoteric schools instruct us how to distance ourselves from the damage of negative states and negative emotions.

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234 – Separation

Acknowledging we’re in a bad state and need to do something about it, is not the same as separating from it, and the acquired thing stuck in the bad state.

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219 – Insanity

Where did all these crazy people come from in life, and how can we get away from them so we can lead normal, happy lives? Yeah, right!

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215 – The Mind

A mind is a terrible thing to waste. It’s also a terrible thing to have ruling over you. It’s a great servant but a terrible tyrant when allowed to run free.

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193 – Membrane

This was an interesting question. Esoteric ideas increase our valuation giving us a desire to observe ourselves. This question was a surprise: Now that I finally want to see what I’m like I find I can’t see. What can I do?

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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.