Posts Tagged ‘real emotions’


According to Gurdjieff, Grief is a positive emotion. He said, a positive or Real emotion, comes from Higher Emotional Center and has no opposite. It has no tinge of self-emotion. We can imagine an emotion not contaminated with self-interest, but that’s usually as good as it gets with us in our ordinary state.

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247 – Being Loving

Wow! Have we missed the boat on this one. As quickly as our “love” turns to hate we’ll need to go back to the drawing board if we wish to reach the aim of all esoteric teachings, conscious love.

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226 – Hope

Someone says, “All my life I’ve had hope but now it fails me. Is there such a thing or is this not real?” Like everything else, there are different levels and qualities. There is Real Hope but that doesn’t mean we’ve reached it.

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221 – Purifying

Real Emotions, happiness and other delusional fantasies of Imaginary I. All of these things belong to Real I, not to False Personality.

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125 – New Emotions

If we wish to develop we’re going to need to be able to experience a whole set of new emotions. The emotions that currently infest our emotional centers are contradictory and counter productive to our internal development.

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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.