Posts Tagged ‘Machine’

099 – Quandry

Am I a machine or am I stuck in a machine?

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076 – Harmony

We’ve got a number of centers which need to operate in harmony with one another to get our machine in proper order. Where to start?

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005 – Mr. Machine

Our pride and vanity are often offended by the idea we’re machines reacting rather than conscious beings responding to our environment. To change our lives we’ve got to be willing to give up some precious illusions about ourselves.

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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.