Archive for June, 2010

211 – Witchcraft

We imagine we’re free when the truth is we’ve been bewitched and are under the power of a harmful force that wishes to keep us enslaved for its own purposes.

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211 – Salvation

Why should I care about my own salvation? Why can’t we all just go to the wedding feast whether we worked or not?

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210 – Attention

If we had possession of some attention we might be able to direct it. Since we don’t, how can we get some?

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210 – Sex

What about sex? Well, sex and everything else. This one is all over the place. It seems sex and the sex center are difficult areas for us to negotiate.

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209 – Perilous Power

If we had the power to change would life be so very different for us?

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209 – Fire Walkers

How is it we find it so much easier to be negative than to exercise our right not to be negative?

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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.