Posts Tagged ‘Sodom’

11 – The Mark


Why is it that esoteric stories and parables have hidden meanings? We look at some stories and parables in esoteric writings that are so familiar to us it’s difficult to get beyond what we know to what we don’t know but need to know.

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10 – The Mark


The story of Lot, his wife, and the destruction of Sodom has been taken literally to our own harm. The esoteric meaning points to our spiritual development and must fall on the right place inside us to be properly understood.

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09 – The Mark


The esoteric meaning of the renaming of Abram and Sarai. This leads into the story of Lot, his wife, and the destruction of the internal state, Sodom, in which Lot has chosen to reside.

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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.