Posts Tagged ‘false pesonality’

186 – Who Done It?

Is it any wonder we’re always looking for someone else to blame for things?There’s no way we could have done this to ourselves. Who did?

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165 – My Precious

In our story the One Ring is firmly attached in our noses and we blindly serve our own worst interests thinking how happy we are. There is a Greater Good that we may serve if we wish to develop internally.

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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.