Archive for the ‘Phat Podcasts’ Category

251 – Cover Story

A cover story isn’t just something that sells magazines. It’s something we need to decode to find the real story. We’ve all got a cover story that’s keeping something we need to see covered.

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250 – Thinking

Just because the wheels are turning doesn’t mean we’re thinking. What we call thinking in the ordinary mind is more like random thoughts crashing into one another in a chain reaction of associations.

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249 – Patience

This one turned out to be over an hour long. You’ll need patience to listen to it. It’s okay to pause and take a break. Maybe by the end of it, if you make it that far, you’ll have increased your ability to be patient.

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248 Imaginary Friends

Did you have an imaginary friend as a child? The ones we have now eat more. It’s not how much it eats that makes it a problem, it’s what it eats that can be rather disconcerting.

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247 – Typhoid Mary

Mary may have appeared healthy but the disease she spread was deadly. She’s alive and well today spreading an old poison that’s even more deadly than typhoid fever. Are you a carrier?

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246 – Amnesia

We’ve forgotten something very important. Esoteric teachings aim at making us remember what that is. Sadly we often forget to remember the aim at all.

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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.