Posts Tagged ‘Being’

257 – Being Endangered

It’s said the Work is dangerous. What does that mean? What are the dangers of the Work? In the hands of people with small Being things can quickly go awry.

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251 – Cover Story

A cover story isn’t just something that sells magazines. It’s something we need to decode to find the real story. We’ve all got a cover story that’s keeping something we need to see covered.

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247 – Typhoid Mary

Mary may have appeared healthy but the disease she spread was deadly. She’s alive and well today spreading an old poison that’s even more deadly than typhoid fever. Are you a carrier?

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221 – The X Factor

We try to solve the problem of life when we need to be solving for the X Factor. Solving problems is a trap that ensures us and keep us identified with life. There’s a better way for those who wish to develop.

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218 – Right Effort

If it’s alive and on this planet it must make effort. There is effort that leads to something else, but only one being out of all earth’s beings can make that effort.

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215 – Levels of Being

We’re all Being, but what is our level of Being and how do we change it? For that matter, why should we?

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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.