Posts Tagged ‘Pretension’

255 Balloon Men

How real are we? Not very. Why is that and what might we do about it? Let’s hear what esoteric teaching has to say about it. Brace yourself, you may not like it.

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224 – Equipoise

A balanced Man is a beautiful thing. As we are we don’t know much about that, but we do have some examples that it would serve us well to follow. If we can get our Pride and Vanity out of the way long enough to get a glimpse of their beauty.

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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.