Posts Tagged ‘The Senses’

09 – Living Time

Dr. Nicoll digs deeper into our ingrained materialism and shows how it limits our development as long as we cling to it unaware.

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04 – Ocean of Love

We begin to dig into the necessity of discipline to move us away from our attachment to the physical world and the sense based mind. Every day we make choices that bring us closer to one of two world. The physical world in which we are imprisoned or the spiritual world that offers us liberation from the Wheel of Suffering.

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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.