Posts Tagged ‘Inner’

24 – The New Man

Why is it that the truth must be so offensive to us? We discuss the two levels in man about which the Gospels speak. The lower, outer level takes offense at the higher, inner level of a man.

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03 – The New Man

The double meaning of parables. The literal, outer and the esoteric, inner meanings and where they fall on a man.

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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.