Posts Tagged ‘truth’

20 – The New Man

The words Christ and Jesus have different meanings in the Gospels. The purpose of truth is to lead us to act from Goodness for the sake of Goodness. The healing of the man at the Pool of Bethesda illustrates the path from truth to goodness.

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18 – The New Man

The purpose of all truth is to teach us to will to do what is good. The False part of us wills good only to itself. It is this conflict, between the truth and what is good that is at the heart of our struggle to develop.

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150 – Goodness

Defining truth, beauty, virtue and goodness are things upon which we find it difficult to agree. There’s a reason for that. There’s also universal truth upon which we can all agree if we can reach it.

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128 – Cancer

A question about dealing with cancer in the family.

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074 – How Rude

I used to be so nice. At least I thought. This work is uncovering the truth. A rude awakening for the rude!

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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.