Posts Tagged ‘inner states’

208 – Euphoria

In the beginning there was euphoria. Then God said let there be light and we ran like our hair was on fire. Mostly we haven’t stopped running from the light ever since.

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132 – What State

Esoteric teachings direct us to value what is valuable. Those things are generally unknown to the five senses. Knowing what state you’re in is more than a matter of outer geography.

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112 – Crowd Control

A crowd can easily turn into a dangerous and unpredictable mob. It’s valuable to know how to control a crowd.

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"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.