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https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Oct07Post.mp4 There are two important phases in life. Way, way back in the day, it was very, very difficult to move from the first stage into the second stage. In fact, it's very rare that this happened voluntarily. We were forced, more or less, into this second stage. Consider the structure of the hero's journey story. A long, carefully evolved story structure that exists, in myth form, in all cultures. All cultures to face this same transition. From the first stage to the second stage. This is reflected in the her
https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Aug30Post.mp4 Human nature is much simpler than most people realize. That's because our "nature" was calibrated for a much simpler life. Get food, stay safe, and have sex. All of these were tied together. The more you produced, in excess of consumption, the more of an "alpha" you were. This was mostly true before we invented agriculture. The dudes who killed the biggest animals, and shared the excess, got the most social love. The dudes who did this consistently, had the highest status. Those with the highest status
Since the dawn of time, humans have been telling each other stories. As a studier of story structure, I find it fascinating that TV shows and movies like "Game of Thrones," "Lord of the Rings," and all the hobbit movies have not only the same structure, but the same content, as stories told thousands of years ago. Structure is easy to see. Hero's start off being uncertain in some way. Then they meet some friends, and finally beat the bad guy. This structure can be applied to almost anything. A kid going to middle school. A girl starting her own business.