Posts Tagged ‘inner slums’

291 – Mismatch

Just as it’s not wise to judge a book by its cover it’s also unwise to judge the internal man by how the external man appears or behaves in our perception. It’s up to us to adjust our own mismatch between our inner and outer selves.

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119 – Your Neighborhood

Without knowing it we defy the laws of physics every day. We’re in two places at once. Get to know your internal neighborhoods. There are more and less desirable inner neighborhoods. Don’t get stuck in a bad one. Learn to move about within.

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112 – Crowd Control

A crowd can easily turn into a dangerous and unpredictable mob. It’s valuable to know how to control a crowd.

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064 – Country Club

There is a psychological country as vast and varied as the outside world.
Whether we choose a country club or a slum will determine our experience.

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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.