Posts Tagged ‘attitudes’

265 Leviathan

It’s probably not what you think, but you may have a choice if you can just reach a little higher. Esoteric teachings show us that raising our level is much better than meeting Leviathan on his own turf.

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261 Attitude Adjustment

We all know people who need an attitude adjustment. What we don’t usually know is that we’re the people who need the attitude adjustment. It’s always more interesting to work on others than do the hard work of addressing the real problem–our many selves.

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086 – The Hammer

Sometimes it takes a hammer to crack the hard shell of attitudes that have grown up around us.

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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.