Posts Tagged ‘Householder’

30 – Ocean of Love


The signs and path of the Householder are enumerated as the poem leads us to the final stages of the path of liberation from the Ocean of the World. Not to be taken literally in every way we understand it esoterically, spiritually, because this is not a physical path but a spiritual path.

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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.