Archive for September, 2006

014 – Work Aim 1

If you’re going to hit the target, it’s a good idea to take aim. As with everything else in our dualistic paradigm there are two kinds of aim. Real aim gives you a better chance of spiritual success.

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013 – Acquired Conscience 2

Two kinds of conscience are discussed. Acquired conscience and Buried Conscience. Real conscience is what we need to realize the philosopher’s utopia.

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014 – Real Teacher

How do I find a real teacher? How will I know when I’ve found one?

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012 – Acquired Conscience 1

Let your conscience be your guide. It’s a good idea if you know which conscience to let guide you.
Like most everything else we’ve got more than one.

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013 – Teacher, Teacher

Why do I need a teacher to do this Work? I can read the books and understand.

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012 – Oh Mother

My mother is making me crazy. How can The Fourth Way help me deal with her?

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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.