Archive for November, 2012

49 – The New Man

We look at three parables concerning selection, justice. We are directed to get rid of some parts of ourselves to make room for something new. Life doesn’t well support this esoteric truth, which is why it must be esoteric.

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17 – Seven Mansions

A number of grim prophecies are revealed and discussed. Prophecy for our own time and also concerning future generations of man. Though they are grim, there are a number of signs that they have begun already.

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48 – The New Man

An esoteric look at wheat, tares, devils, angels and the end of the world as taught through the hidden meaning of some of the parables about the Kingdom of Heaven.

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16 – Seven Mansions

Religion takes a beating in this part of the book. If you’re very identified with religion this may be a challenge for you. If you’re identified with making religions wrong this could be even more of a challenge.

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47 – The New Man

The key to understanding parables is the parable of the sower. If we don’t understand this one we won’t understand the language of parables and their hidden meaning will be lost to us.

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15 – Seven Mansions

History, as we know it, is sketchy at best. Revisionism makes it even more suspect. Some will find this look at the Exodus story from a different point of view disturbing. Nevertheless, since our aim is to expand our consciousness, raise our level of being and get new meaning, this is useful.

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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.