Archive for the ‘Phat Podcasts’ Category

197 – Matter Over Mind

We’re familiar with mind over matter. It works both ways and it would serve us to be aware of them both.

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196 – Trying Times

The Work’s dirty little secret is . . .

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195 – Again?

The ideas of reincarnation and recurrence in the Work are not pivotal but now that you’ve heard about it you may as well know a little more.

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194 – Erosion of Quality

If there’s been an erosion of quality in our lives it’s because we have made quantity more important. Stop it!

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193 – Mini-Martyrs

It’s not likely we’ll give up our suffering if we think it’s our ticket to heaven.

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192 – Duck and Cover

When you live with people explosions of negative emotions come around more often than we’d like. What’s that about and what can we do about it?

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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.