Posts Tagged ‘The Mind’

252 – Confession

The very word conjures shame, guilt and contraction. Let’s have a look at the inside of confession. It may really be good for the soul.

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215 – The Mind

A mind is a terrible thing to waste. It’s also a terrible thing to have ruling over you. It’s a great servant but a terrible tyrant when allowed to run free.

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203 – Ego

Is there a difference between the ego and the mind?

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197 – Matter Over Mind

We’re familiar with mind over matter. It works both ways and it would serve us to be aware of them both.

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179 – Spoiler

What is it that is spoiling our lives? What can we do about it, if we can’t “do”. From where do you suppose this question comes?

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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.