Archive for March, 2008

093 – Horrible Truth

The visible Work has a secret. The horrible truth becomes a beautiful thing when we understand it.

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093 – Hurt

Justifying our hurt enables us to keep it.

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092 – The Point

One good way to know if you got the point is whether or not it hurt. If it didn’t you didn’t. If you only got it once you didn’t.

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092 – Work Religion

How does this Work work with religion? Can I have one without the other?

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091 – Little Liars

To what inside ourselve we choose to listen can mean the difference between life in prison or living free.

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091 – Judgment

Our proclivity for judgment hinders our ability to get to know the I’s we’re attempting to observe.

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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.