Posts Tagged ‘Transforming Impressions’

219 – Gone Fishing

How is doing the Work like fishing? Well, except it’s not much fun for those who practice the Work or for the fish. Nevertheless we can work!

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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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176 – Ptomaine

Can we get sick by taking in the wrong kinds of impressions? How much of our physical world depends on our internal world and what we feed on there?

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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.