Posts Tagged ‘sickness’

23 – Life


MacDonald assaults the idea of sickness, decay and death with life, life and more life. He makes a powerful argument for the old saying, “Down seven, up eight.”

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127 – Healing

Is there a purpose for sickness? Is healing possible? If life just happens with no rhyme or reason we’re in a pickle, but if there is an Intelligence and order behind it and we don’t discover it, we’re idiots.

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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.