Posts Tagged ‘mechanical behavior’

278 – Mechanicalness

According to esoteric teachings there is no difference between the mechancially good man and the mechanically bad man. The mechanically good man will have a more difficult path to development.

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212 – What Matters

How much does what we do down here in life matter in the big scheme of things? The answer could be a little more disconcerting than we like.

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209 – Fire Walkers

How is it we find it so much easier to be negative than to exercise our right not to be negative?

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146 – Guilt

Is there some Work way to deal with the guilt I feel after I’ve hurt someone?

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063 – Dead Zone

There’s much talk about being present. Unless we deal with what prevents us we’ll never experience it.

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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.