War. It’s on my mind. Actions in Russia and Ukraine are causing really deaths, destruction of loves, and suffering. Here are some rambling thoughts. I’m paying attention to what is going on in Ukraine. I…
#69 Self Awareness – Why do people believe crazy lies, conspiracy theories, and illusions?
Figuring out the truth isn’t straightforward. Consider this; the mind is the mechanism that we use to discern the truth. However, this is the same mind that generates stories, false narratives, daydreams, and fictional realities in our heads. These two uses of the mind are contradictory. It’s no wonder people are having difficulty seeing the difference between truth and a made-up story.
#54: How do you recognize the truth?
From a consciousness perspective, even statements that are factual are still not the Truth. Words are what we use to describe a thing, or facts. But words are not the thing itself.
#53: Why lie to your self?
Lying to your self can cause a response in the reasoning part of your brain that makes you feel good. Sometimes people confuse this good feeling with being right, or feeling that they have just agreed with an explanation that is truthful.
The art of self deception done by a magician Marco Tempest. We lie to our self and we lie to others.
#24: Fear and origins of the financial crisis
I cover how to use awareness to break free of fearful resistance to taking action. Jut for fun I also get into understanding origins of the financial crisis. The problem with bubbles, financial, romantic, or otherwise, is that they originate in the mind as illusions.
Can Compulsive Liars Change?
Compulsive Liars and how to deal with them The most important aspect to master when dealing with a liar is your emotional reactions. You can’t always change the behavior of a liar, but you can…