Posts Tagged ‘Practice’

261 – Being Prepared

The Boyscouts motto of Be Prepared is good advice, and the Work gives us the tools with which we may prepare for the expected and the unexpected.

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233 – Spotlighting

Unlike moonlighting, spotlighting can help us to see through the imaginary pictures we have of ourselves that block our path to development. It’s like moonlighting in that it takes more work.

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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.