Archive for October, 2011

281 – Mañana

Putting off till tomorrow what you can do today may seem like a good idea at the time, but it may not be a wise choice when it comes to the work of self-development. Biting the bullet and applying the work to your own being is something most people never do.

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281 – Being Pinned

No one can win all the time. When the False Personality catches you napping and pins you there are some ideas it helps to remember while you weather the storm.

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12 – The House on the Rock

The Trinity, the law of three, marriage and other subjects of an irking nature to our modern society. Just because it’s the way we do it doesn’t mean it works.

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280 – Being Opposed

Why is it that life is constantly knocking down whatever it is we try to build? What is all this opposition? Where does it come from and how can we get rid of it?

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280 – Annoying Alert

Being annoyed is easy in today’s world with global access to so many annoying people. Here are some ideas on how to deal with those two legged irritants.

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11 – The House on the Rock

On Destinies and on death. The idea of the Group Mind, and how we fit into it individually, is introduced and explained.

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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.