Posts Tagged ‘Cause’

18 – Spiritual Stupidity

Spiritual stupidity is pandemic in our world today. It’s so prevelent we don’t know when we suffer as a result. MacDonald goes after the cause rather than the symptom, which is simply brilliant.

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308 – Deeper Still

One of the wonderful things about the Infinite is it’s infinite. There’s no end to it. To grasp this idea with the sense mind is impossible. Another mind is needed. A mind built by higher ideas, not data from the 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.