Posts Tagged ‘The Work’

217 – Man in the Moon

We hear that we’re food for the moon but it’s not well understood what this means in our personal work. If it was we’d be working better and developing more.

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216 – Jungle Hut

Three story house? More like a jungle hut on fire. How to see this is where the Work starts.

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214 – Making Hay

There is a time to work. That’s the easy part. Knowing when that time is may not be quite so easy.

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213 – Locomotion

This Work is all about locomotion. There’s no other way to get from here to there.

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208 – Silver Bullet

A silver bullet for completing four years of weekly Podcasts. What is a silver bullet in our work?

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205 – Possession

Demons, devils and evil spirits populate myth, legend and literature. What does the Work have to say about all this and what may it have to do with us?

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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.