Archive for January, 2009

137 – Possibilities

We’re about twenty percent something and eighty percent unrealized possibilities. There is a possibility of psychological evolution for some. Are you one of them?

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137 – Speeds

Our different parts operate a different speeds. Some are easier to catch than others. It’s better to start observing the slower centers first and for a long time.

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136 – Jump Start

If this way is new to you or not, sometimes a jump start is what we need to help move us forward. Listen and try not to get your wires crossed.

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136 – Last Hour

Gurdjieff’s, The Last Hour of Life, talk. Living with the knowledge of your mortality can be a great tool for increasing consciousness and carrying us along the path of transformation.

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135 – More Parts

More about how to identify which parts of us are at work so we can bring the light of consciousness to our unconscious actions. Cleaning the inner machinery is easy. Getting to it can be very difficult.

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135 – Values

If we keep doing what we want to do we won’t be able to change our level of Being unless we can change what we want to do.

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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.