Posts Tagged ‘moon’

217 – Man in the Moon

We hear that we’re food for the moon but it’s not well understood what this means in our personal work. If it was we’d be working better and developing more.

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152 – Green Cheese

Moving from the man in the moon to the moon in the man is something we each must do along the way to self-development. Green cheese isn’t the only thing on the menu.

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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.