Archive for the ‘Phat Podcasts’ Category

263 – Disparity

No internal development is possible until we can bridge the disparity within us. We all know better but act worse. Imagination helps us keep the buffers in place so we never see the disparity between what we know and what we do.

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262 – Diplopia

Double your pleasure, double your fun. Observe from two centers instead of one. This is an important tool in the process of self-development. Unfortunately most people are too busy observing others to observe themselves in even one center let alone two.

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261 Attitude Adjustment

We all know people who need an attitude adjustment. What we don’t usually know is that we’re the people who need the attitude adjustment. It’s always more interesting to work on others than do the hard work of addressing the real problem–our many selves.

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260 Stumbling Block

There are many stumbling blocks on this path but there is one that really stands out. So why do we still trip over it so often?

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259 – Zombies

Living amongst the living dead is one thing. Not being one of them is an entirely different matter. It’s a good idea to remember they bite and we too are easily infected with the virus of negative emotions.

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258 Cyclops

Nearly everyone observes themselves. Why isn’t everyone developing? The misunderstanding surrounding proper Self-Observation, as taught by esoteric schools is huge. It takes years to hone the skill through proper practice.

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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.