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https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Sept16Post.mp4 Most people today are very fake. In fact, consider that presenting a "false identity" is part of human nature. Our deep instincts don't really know what to do with all these people. Our instincts were calibrated when we lived among the same people all our lives. And even until recently, before the internet, most people stayed around the same people all their lives. But from all the way back from the caveman days to now, reputation is CRITICAL. If you started getting negative looks from people way back then,
https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Jun03Post.mp4 There are two kinds of instincts. Those in our DNA, and those in our brain. Those in our DNA are things like hunger, sex, fear of snakes, etc. The ones in our brain are things that we've learned to the point of unconscious competence. Riding a bike, tying our shoes, playing music or sports if you are a musician and athlete. Some of these secondary instincts are set and forget, like riding a bike. Some are things you can continuously improve and enhance. Like sports, music, and communication. Some of ou
https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Dec07Post.mp4 A common idea in psychology is separation anxiety. This idea can be very helpful. People who tend more toward metaphysics see this as source of all human pain. Intuitively, we feel a lack of connection. Once upon a time, according to the metaphysicians, we were once a kind of universal consciousness. And since we think we are separate entities, in this physical body, we feel separated. We can't remember what it was like to feel our original connection to one another. This idea pops up a lot in self help.
http://mindpersuasion.com/instinct-persuasion/ https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Jun26Post.mp4 Human instincts are extremely powerful for a reason. So powerful that they are impossible to ignore. This was so we didn't have to "think" about what to do every day. The trouble is this is hard to "see" in a real way today. Most people will never have a situation where they are hungry for more than a day, and NOT know where they are going to find food. This is why they say that EVERY SOCIETY is always three meals away from a revolution. If EVERYBODY realizes t