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077 – Art of Suffering

After becoming masters in the art of suffering we’re asked to give it up. Is it any wonder we struggle so much?

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076 – Ouch

Sometimes the truth hurts and sometimes it doesn’t. Unfortunately the times it seems to hurt most is when it’s about us.

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075 – Levels

If our level of Being is our level and we can’t do how can we change our level of Being?

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074 – Working

This is a lot of effort. Why should I work? And, how the Fourth Way and Vipassana meditation may work together.

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073 – Life Support

For a number of years the Work is small and fragile within us. It must be nourished and protected. That’s your job.

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072 – Wedding

We all know better and act worse. What we wish to do we don’t do and what we don’t wish to do we do. What’s up with that?

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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.