Posts Tagged ‘Seeing’

07 – The House on the Rock

This section delves into the topic of Seeing. It’s easier to hear than see, but neither are going to happen unconsciously or mechanically. We’ve got some things to do before we can begin to be clear enough.

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053 – Blindness

Why is it so difficult to see our condition in life?.

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036 – Seeing

Why is it so easy to see what others do to harm themselves and so difficult to see what I do?

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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.