Posts Tagged ‘working’

235 – Strip Show

When we really begin to understand what this Work aims at we realize we’re in a strip show. It’s more a matter of taking it off than it is of adding more. What are you willing to take off?

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225 – Failing

Finally, something we can all do! Don’t be disappointed. We can learn much more from our failures than we do from our successes.

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222 – Work Relationships

How can a couple work together in the Work without making each other negative and insane?

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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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191 – Fruits

If I’m not working for results how will I know if I’m really working or if it’s all imagination?

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186 – Little Bites

Little Bites takes longer. If there was a better way I’d tell you about it.

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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.