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#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. 

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#48: Becoming the observer – mindfulness practice

When we act in the way of a neutral observer we notice different things. We notice when thoughts are arising from parts of our ego and the emotions they produce. We can also notice the idealized version in the background of our mind being used as comparison.

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