Posts Tagged ‘Valuation’

177 – Connection

Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink. What keeps us from connecting with these ideas and the influences they may conduct?

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175 – Jungle Book

It’s a jungle out there! Everything is eating something. What’s eating you? Mostly we’re not even aware of what we’re eating let alone conscious of what’s eating us.

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174 – Bullseye

There’s always a tender nerve behind the bull’s eye. This can be cause for alarm or an alarm to call us to remember ourselves. If you’re feeling tender or wounded rather than lash out look within to see what’s bothering the self-love.

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173 – The Limiter

Our lives are limited by any number of things. We never seem to notice them when the limiters are internal. This is what makes proper Self-Observation so important to those who wish to develop.

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168 – Dadblastit!

Oh goody! More negative emotions we think don’t have because we don’t express them verbally. Oops, looks like they’re still in there knocking around and causing problems internally.

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167 – Dadgummit!

It often takes people a long time at proper self-observation before they realize their addiction to negative emotions. Why do we love negative emotions so much, dadgummit!?

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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.