Posts Tagged ‘Teachers’

32 – The House on the Rock

We start off talking about teachers. From there we’re all over the place with many different questions about doctrine, prayer and a number of other issues of interest.

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162 – Frauds

Some people worry about being led astray by a teacher or guru. It’s easy to use this as an excuse not to 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 are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.