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Seeking Truth and Morality Comes from the Core of Who We Are

Most of us try to live through the idea of what we consider to be “good”. But our ability to actualize the authentic, genuine, real, true good is limited by various barriers.a Many falsities are accepted as “truth” which creates an illusory perceptual framework of reality that blinds us to what is actually happening. By digging deeper into the false […]

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Reaping What We Sow – Insulated Bubbles of Reality (v2)

This is elucidating how we are preventing ourselves from self-correcting our mistakes, through all the controls and restrictions upon our freedom and personal responsibility. When things operate normally, we all see and can feel the consequences of how we all choose to affect this planet. But when we choose to ignore, or are forced to ignore and be made ignorant […]

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Standing Up and Standing Out – The Fear of Ostracism is Worse than Death

The fear of being disliked, not accepted, rejected, shunned, ostracized or expelled from your social connectivity or relationships with others, is a strong motivator to not do certain things. sourceWe don’t steal others lives, sexual selection, personal safety, or property in order to maximize of cooperative survival advantage. We do this mostly because they help us survive, and because they […]

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Cheerleader Effect – Cognitive Biases (Pt.12)

The cheerleader effect, or group-attractiveness effect, is a tendency to value appearances based on a comparative assessment with the surroundings. Certain traits will appear more attractive due to the perceived amplification from contrast. When looked at individually they no longer get the contrasting cheerleader effect. Surprisingly, this is a new term, from a 2008 “How I Met Your Mother” episode, […]

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Do we always know what is going on in our minds?

Our brain and overall consciousness, has an uncanny ability to work through data, connect relevant pieces, and figure things out. What’s more, is that most of this work is done without any conscious involvement. Consciousness as a whole, includes the active conscious and the passive unconscious processing capacities that allow us to be with-knowledge, i.e con-science, con-scious, con-sciousness. Much of […]

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