Archive for May, 2010

207 – Internal Din

Is the noise in my head bothering you?

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207 – Head Banger

Why I’m such a jerk.

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206 – Bigger Problems

Life is full of problem no matter who you are. Who in their right mind would want bigger problems and why?

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206 – Awakening

There are signs along the way so you can get an idea of where you are in the process. It might be encouraging to know some of them sometimes.

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205 – Possession

Demons, devils and evil spirits populate myth, legend and literature. What does the Work have to say about all this and what may it have to do with us?

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205 – Thoughts

Where do thoughts come from, where are they going and of what are they made? Understanding this can help us to deal with the mind and the barrage of thoughts with which it bombards us.

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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.