Posts Tagged ‘Judgment’

291 – Mismatch

Just as it’s not wise to judge a book by its cover it’s also unwise to judge the internal man by how the external man appears or behaves in our perception. It’s up to us to adjust our own mismatch between our inner and outer selves.

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282 – Faulty Faculty

There’s a great deal about the machine that life has made of us which is out of whack. There is one particular faculty that causes us and others an enormous amount of useless, unnecessary suffering. No development is possible until we begin to adjust this.

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Someone who works at a bank recently shared with me some things she had learned in a workshop she attended as part of her training. As the world of business becomes more global there is more competition. Some American corporations are finally realizing service is the area that can make or break their business. Unfortunately, many publicly traded companies are managed by boards who put profit before service in a primitive approach to business.

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248 – Being Judged

It’s something you can’t avoid others doing to you in this world, but it’s something you can avoid being if you work. It’s something you’ll wish to avoid doing at all costs.

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The Inquisition was an ecclesiastical tribunal established by Pope Gregory IX c. 1232 for the suppression of heresy. It was active chiefly in northern Italy and southern France, becoming notorious for the use of torture. In 1542 the papal Inquisition was reinstituted to combat Protestantism, eventually becoming an organ of papal government.

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091 – Judgment

Our proclivity for judgment hinders our ability to get to know the I’s we’re attempting to observe.

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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.