Archive for August, 2009

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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168 – Impressed

What is the Work talking about when it says that impressions are food that we can’t live without for a moment? This Work isn’t about cheeseburgers and fries, but something of much more value in the long run.

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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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167 – Energy Crisis

It’s not just oil and electricity about which we need to think. We need to understand the energy that keeps us going personally and can fuel our transformation. Psychological fuel is much more important.

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166 – Art

Some of these ideas are easier for us to take in and digest than others. Why is that?

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166 – New Senses

We know the five outer senses but we remain unaware of all the inner senses that we may develop if we are willing to make the effort. We’ll need to know where to look and how to work to develop these internal senses.

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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.