Posts Tagged ‘effortlessness’

148 – Lost N Found

When I get into better states I find I can’t hold on to them. How can I keep from losing them?

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122 – Effortlessness

It’s time to rethink effort to better understand what the Work teaches about it. Yes, we must struggle, but we don’t have to make it so full of effort that we burst a blood vessel. There’s a way to effort effortlessly.

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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.