Posts Tagged ‘Valuation’

159 – Frogs

What do frogs have to do with working or not working?

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154 – Shopping

Like the clerk in the shop, the Work asks you what you want. Do you know or do you just think you know? It all looks so good all dressed up in the window, but when we get it home we often find it wasn’t what we thought it would be.

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138 – Fool’s Gold

Today the gold rush is on as more people are going after the fool’s gold than the real deal. Nothing really new in that other than the increasing numbers of people hypnotized by life.

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135 – Values

If we keep doing what we want to do we won’t be able to change our level of Being unless we can change what we want to do.

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113 – Another World

We get so wrapped up in this world it takes something from outside it to remind us there is another world. Our inner world is decidedly more real than the world the five senses bring to us. Learning how to live in the other world is vitally important to those who wish to develop.

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084 – The Sword

When we realize the need for separation we begin to value the tool that makes it possible.

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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.