Posts Tagged ‘change’

177 – Connection

Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink. What keeps us from connecting with these ideas and the influences they may conduct?

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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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065 – Changing

It seems what the Work means when it says change is different from what we may mean in ordinary life. What’s the difference?

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032 – Reality Check

If the people of earth were given a reality check today, the check would bounce.

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030 – Imagination

You can’t change and remain the same. Some of our cherished notions have to go.

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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.