Posts Tagged ‘false personality’

234 – Separation

Acknowledging we’re in a bad state and need to do something about it, is not the same as separating from it, and the acquired thing stuck in the bad state.

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231 – Headroom

Without headroom there’s no place to grow. Fortunately there is Something waiting for us into which we can move. It’s our destiny to be Real I if we’re willing to make right effort.

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229 – Suit Yourself

We’re keen to suit ourselves but the Work has another idea about how we may suit ourselves to work in life. What we’ve acquired in life will need to be removed if we wish to develop beyond the animal part of ourselves.

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227 – Androids

It’s the skin that makes an android look like something it’s not. It’s Imaginary I that makes us think we’re something we’re not.

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226 – Your Path

Is there a path that leads us to our higher purpose and how may be find it? Fortunately for us those who went before left maps, instructions and tools to help us find our way and travel the path of transformation to Real I.

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223 – Work Professor

What’s up with all the people in the Work who can talk it but don’t walk it? We all know better but act worse. Unfortunately we don’t seem to know when we’re acting worse. Others do though we’re loath to listen to them.

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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.