Posts Tagged ‘Incoming Impressions’

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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228 – Interference

Incoming impressions need a little interference before we swallow them whole. This is the shortcut, if there is one, to the elimination of our reaction to life’s streaming events and the negative emotions that carry us away.

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176 – Ptomaine

Can we get sick by taking in the wrong kinds of impressions? How much of our physical world depends on our internal world and what we feed on there?

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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.