Posts Tagged ‘First Conscious Shock’

300 – Jive Talkin’

The First Conscious Shock needs to be as regular as breathing for us to develop. Unfortunately, there’s a good deal of jive talkin’ that stands between us and that First Conscious Shock. We’ve got work to do!

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141 – Shocking

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about the First Conscious Shock, or maybe not. There’s still a good bit here that might help you on your way.

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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.