Archive for July, 2007

059 – God’s Purpose

Here’s a can of worms question and answer. Does God have a purpose for our lives and if he does, what is it?

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058 – Your Ghost

Like a ghost who doesn’t know he’s died we walk through life unaware of our condition.
Learn how to see your ghost.

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058 – Goal Standard

Without some kind of a goal it’s far too easy to lose our way. There is a standard we can use.

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057 – Dangerous Ideas

The world has seen the effect of dangerous ideas.
Have we seen what makes ideas dangerous is where we mix them with ourselves inside?

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057 – Impressions

How do we get impressions to land on our emotional center rather than the intellectual center?.

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056 – Decisions, Decisions

Life demands decisions from us but it also teaches us how to make those decisions.
We’ll keep doing what we always do if we don’t learn a new way to make decisions.

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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.