Archive for September, 2008

119 – Cheeky

Turning the other cheek is a stupid idea if it’s taken literally. There’s so much more to esoteric truth than the surface interpretation.

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119 – Your Neighborhood

Without knowing it we defy the laws of physics every day. We’re in two places at once. Get to know your internal neighborhoods. There are more and less desirable inner neighborhoods. Don’t get stuck in a bad one. Learn to move about within.

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118 – Residuals

What are we supposed to do with the residual negative feelings that we accumulate living life?

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118 – Magnetic Center

Magnetic Center, just like all the other centers is an arbitary intellectual concept. Getting the Work out of our heads and into our Being is simple. Unfortunately simple doesn’t translate into easy. It takes desire and work to put legs under our wish to develop.

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117 – Third Line

The third line of work doesn’t have to be a mystery. You can participate from where you are.

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117 – Reversal

Awakening, enlightment, transformation are all words pointing to the esoteric idea of a reversal that can take place with an individual. There’s no way to be the New Man without a reversal of the old man.

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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.