Posts Tagged ‘false personality’

220 – Carousel

There’s a reason life can make us so dizzy we don’t know if we’re coming or going. There are ways to help remedy that and gain some balance in the merry-go-round of life.

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190 – Self-Esteem

Should we be building self-esteem for ourselves? What about our children? How does this Work relate to raising children?

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188 – I and I

If what we call I is an illusion how can using it get us out of illusion?

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179 – Invisible Man

Where’s your invisible man? How will you find him? Esoteric teachings can teach you how to reveal to you what’s now invisible. It’s a slow process because we have completely lost touch with our Essence.

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178 – Probability

Does there ever come a time in this Work when the possibility of transformation becomes a probability?

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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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"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.