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287 – Blissed

There aren’t many people who wouldn’t accept bliss if it were offered to them. The numbers thin quickly when the idea of making effort to attain the inner state of bliss is introduced. Nonetheless, effort is required and that effort must be of a specific kind to be effective.

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286 – Occupy This!

No offense to the occupy movement, but people who wish to really alter the course of our world are those who have realized that this is self-development. There’s an internal world we need to occupy if we wish to develop.

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285 – More Being

All the talk in the world won’t change our Being. It may help us to gather the knowledge we need to apply to ourselves. Proper application on a daily basis will bring us understanding and ultimately change our level of Being.

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284 – Understanding Being

Being is a difficult idea for us to grasp. Mostly we’re being and only dimly aware of what that is and not very aware at all about what it means. Since “Your Being attracts your life” is such a big part of esoteric teachings we may wish to explore this further.

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283 – Semantics

There’s not much of the kind of agreement in the world that leads us to better understand and communicate with our fellow beings. The tragic result is a world at war almost all the time. New meaning is what can bring new understanding.

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282 – Faulty Faculty

There’s a great deal about the machine that life has made of us which is out of whack. There is one particular faculty that causes us and others an enormous amount of useless, unnecessary suffering. No development is possible until we begin to adjust this.

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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.