Archive for June, 2007

055 – Buffering

We’re constantly buffering against the truth to keep our worlds from colliding.

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054 – Other People 1

If we’re healthy and have our bills paid our biggest problem is other people.
It’s also our greatest opportunity for real work on ourselves.

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054 – Handled

How can I know when I’ve got an issue completed within myself?

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053 – Peace

Peace and happiness are easily confused with one another.
There is a difference and which you choose could make your life heaven or hell.

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052 – Yackety Yak

The internal chatter that goes on almost unnoticed can suck the life out of us.
Here’s a way to begin to deal with it that works.

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053 – Blindness

Why is it so difficult to see our condition in life?.

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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.