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https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Oct20Post.mp4 One of the very first "transactions" that went down on planet Earth happened by accident. Biologists believe the very first multi-cellular life form happened when one single celled dude tried to eat another single celled dude. But it was kind of like the world famous "peanut butter in my chocolate" discovery. That old commercial where one lady was walking down the street eating some chocolate. Another dude was walking down the street eating peanut butter, from a jar. They bumped into each other and BOOM! A new candy was invented. This is exactly what happened way back in the days if single celled organisms. When that one dude crept up on another dude and tried to eat him. Of course, he didn't really "eat" him. He (or it) tried to surround the smaller single cell and become a bit bigger, kind of like the horror movie "the blob." Only things didn't go as planned. Turns out the smaller dude was pretty good and producing energy. And the bigger dude had a very thick cell membrane. And they ended up being the perfect team. (Just like peanut butter and chocolate) The little dude on the inside would provide the energy. The bigger dude on the outside would provide the protection. Flash forward a billion years or so, and this kind of "overlapping selfishness" happens EVERYWHERE. Bees and flowers. Monkeys and fruit. Monkey see the bright colors and get excited. Because their DNA knows that "bright colors = sweet taste." The eat the fruit and poop out the seeds. This is EXACTLY like bees and flowers. One group gets the sweet stuff. The other groups gets help with reproduction. This is also how they think dogs went from wolves who ate people to being "man's best friend." Overlapping selfishness. Dogs got free food. Humans got this perfect alarm-home-defense system. Adam Smith even talked about this. The butcher, the baker, the brewer don't do what they do because they give two rips about us. They want our money. But like bees, and monkeys and dogs, they have to GIVE us something in exchange for our money. Bread, beer, bacon, etc. This is how ALL LIFE works. Even chemical bonds. Two single atoms are better off TOGETHER than they are rolling solo. This is also how human relationships are formed. Through a mostly unconscious overlapping selfishness. We like hanging around with friends and lovers because we are better TOGETHER than we are apart. Everybody knows HOW to do this. Little kids have been making friends with other little kids since the dawn of time. So when you look across the room, and ASSUME that gorgeous lady has EVERYTHING, and you walk over like a beggar, you are NOT following the rules of nature. But if you DO stroll on over there like an atom with an extra space for a electron, you ARE following the rules of nature. This is not something you need to learn. This is only something you need to remember. Get Started: https://mindpersuasion.com/personal-magnetism/
https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/May23Post.mp4 It's a common belief that money is evil, or bad. Or perhaps not money itself, but the "love" of money. Is this really true? It all depends on how you GET money. Suppose you owned a bread shop. And you absolutely LOVED it when people came into your shop and paid you for some bread. You loved that they were HAPPY when they bought some bread. You loved that you were HAPPY when you received some cash. You loved thinking about bread. You loved creatively coming up with new recipes for bread. And more than anything, you loved selling bread. You loved your reputation in town for making the BEST bread ever. And beneath all this was your LOVE of money. You love money because it keeps your family safe. You love money because it comes from happy customers. You love money because it is your money making business that gets you respect. When people you around town, they nod and say hi. They like you. They appreciate you. They ENJOY paying you. And sometimes you lay awake a night. Dreaming about MORE money. How you might pay for your kids' educations at the BEST schools. How you might even move to a bigger house, in a better neighborhood. How you might surprise your spouse with a car for their birthday. And suppose you accepted that the ONLY WAY to get more money was to make BETTER bread. Better bread that people would ENJOY more. Better bread that would make you even MORE famous. In this context, is the love of money, "evil?" Absolutely not. In this context, the LOVE of money drives you to better SERVE your fellow citizens. In this context, your LOVE of money FORCES you to think about what your customers might want. Because if you FIRST satisfy your customers, only THEN can you get more money. And all the wonderful things money can buy. Of course today, this situation is very, very rare. We live in a very corrupt system. Where many people who are rich got that way because they are ruthless, sociopathic, and play the ZERO SUM game. They win, somebody else loses. But in the bread scenario, it is NOT a zero sum game. The more money YOU get, the better bread THEY get. Once upon a time, we had nothing. Dirt, rocks, and some animals we had to chase and kill. But once we invented money, the type and amount of stuff EXPLODED. And nearly all of it was just like the bread example. People invented stuff so they could get paid. Paid by happy people. Since this type of HAPPY money exchanged has existed since the dawn of time, and in EVERY society, this MUST MEAN this is an instinct. Awaken yours, and get paid. Learn How: https://mindpersuasion.com/money-magnet/
Evolutionary biologists tell us there are four kinds of trade programmed into our brain. 1) We exchange two things now. 2) We give (or get) something from somebody, and they owe us (or we owe them). 3) We give a tribal leader his due. 4) And we share equally among family members. Even lower animals can keep track of who owes what to whom. They've done all kinds of studies, and they find this behavior, of keeping tabs of each others debt, in primates, pigs and bats. So the idea of debt is build deeply into our DNA. So is the idea of taxes. The idea that we give the boss what the boss asks, in exchange for the leadership the boss provides, is instinctive. And the idea of collecting taxes shows up in every large society that has ever existed on Earth. And when you have more or less the SAME societal structures popping up in Mesopotamia in 2000 BC and then later in Meso-America in 500 AD, it's something that comes from inside our brains. The idea of money also comes from inside our brains. It doesn't need to be taught, or invented. Every time you get a group of people together, they come with a kind of money. Money represents a kind of meta-level idea of owing something to somebody. It's a kind of debt that can be transferred. Somebody gives you something, and you can either owe them, or give them an accepted form of money. So long as everybody accepts this form of currency, it works very much like potential energy. Farmers can use to pay their workers. The workers can use it to buy bread. All require energy. All can be traded for "money-energy." Ever since humans invented this money energy, the stuff people invented exploded. Once upon a time there was only people and the stuff that grew naturally. Once they figured out how to DELIBERATELY grow enough stuff to feed a lot more people, that's when money popped up. And once this happened, a new thought popped into everybody's head. What thought is this? "If I can figure out how to make something that EVERYBODY wants, I can get a LOT of money. If I can get a LOT of money, I never have to work again!" This same thought has driven every society to keep inventing more and more stuff. This is the SAME thought that will drive YOU to create a huge empire of wealth, if you allow it. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/money-brain/