Phat Podcasts

239 – Positively Negative

Just how harsh is the Work when it rubs up against us? Why does it have to be that way? Here’s a clue. Self-love is involved and even if you think you haven’t got any the Work will ferret it out no matter how well we hide it from ourselves.


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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.