Posts Tagged ‘habits’

247 – Typhoid Mary

Mary may have appeared healthy but the disease she spread was deadly. She’s alive and well today spreading an old poison that’s even more deadly than typhoid fever. Are you a carrier?

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130 – Objectification

Treating people as objects is a very unpleasant habit. There is a place in our work for objectification, but it’s not to be exercised in our actions with others.

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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.