Posts Tagged ‘negative emotions’

310 – Slumming

Coming to terms with esoteric ideas as relating to our internal world takes some time and effort. We’re so turned outward that we ordinarily think in the language of the outer world. What’s out there is only a reflection of what’s inside us.

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17 – The Mark

The three categories of man, where the teaching of esotericism is sown, and how the teaching is received.

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303 – Vacancy

Ridding ourselves of identification and negative emotions is only half the job before us. There’s a great danger in leaving an internal vacancy. Esoteric literature warns us of this danger but most of us don’t understand the language well enough to get the message.

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12 – Seven Mansions

We look at the idea of evil, evil men and women in history, and especially Hitler and the bridge he built allowing evil free access to our world. We also look at humanity’s part in the evil in our world.

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06 – Seven Mansions

A fascinating and somewhat disturbing view of evil and how we welcome it into our world. Hierarchies of the universes are also explored. This can be a blow to the self-love so don’t listen if you’re full of yourself.

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24 – The New Man

Why is it that the truth must be so offensive to us? We discuss the two levels in man about which the Gospels speak. The lower, outer level takes offense at the higher, inner level of a man.

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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.