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  1. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Aug21Post.mp4 A common "truism" in dating and seduction communities is to not listen to what "she" says, but to watch what "she" does. The idea is that women will say one thing, but do another. This is true, but it's true like confirmation bias is true. This type of behavior is very easy to see in others. Very hard to see in ourselves. So, what does the previous "truism" mean, particularly about human behavior? That what we say and what we do seem to always be different things? One way this comes out is in marketing s
  2. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Aug18APost.mp4 One of the primary assumptions in persuasion and influence is our logical minds aren't involved. This idea pops up in a lot of places with a lot of different descriptions. Cialdini showed we are influenced by things outside of our conscious awareness. If you've ever tried to use logic to get a girl or a guy to sleep with you, it probably didn't work. Logical arguments rarely work unless we are building rockets or doing brain surgery. Choosing movies, choosing dinner, choosing short term or long term romantic partner
  3. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Aug14APost.mp4 One thing our brain does very, very well is take shortcuts. Our brains are VERY fast, but that does come with a cost. All things come with a cost. The cost for how fast our brains are is how inaccurate they are. As much as we love thinking we are "right," most of the time, we aren't. One way to think about this that our brains aren't really "truth seeking entities," rather they are "perception chambers" that are more of a means to an end. In some ways, our lives are much less chaotic today than when our mind-bo
  4. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/July31Post.mp4 Externalizing is a useful instinct. To blame things outside of ourselves for our failures. We can do an imaginary split test and see why. Imagine two hunters, going after two animals. Two different valleys, but otherwise the same. They both throw their spears and they both miss. The guy WITHOUT the externalizing instinct has a very OBJECTIVE description of what just happened. He realizes his spear throwing abilities are not what they could be. Sure, he'll still go after that animal. But he'll
  5. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/May07Post.mp4 One powerful yet somewhat confusing law of influence is the idea of comparison and contrast. When we look at any one thing, we look at it differently under various scenarios. When that "thing" is by itself, it's got a certain subjective value. When that "thing" is next to something else, it's got a completely different value. If you can strategically put the "thing" next to something, that "thing" will be perceived as have a MUCH higher value, that if that "thing" was all by itself. Marketers use this with profita
  6. Social Proof Frame Strength: https://mindpersuasion.com/social-proof-frame-strength/ https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Feb17Loop.mp4
  7. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Jan24Post.mp4 Once upon a time, a super genius invested in a certain asset. Because this super smart guy was smart, he got in early, and he got out early. He made a nice tidy profit. So far so good, right? But then a bunch of his friends got in AFTER he'd gotten out. And the price kept going up. More and more people kept jumping into this fantastic asset. This new thing that was making EVERYBODY around him rich. When he got in and out, before everybody else knew about this fresh new investment, he felt pretty good.
  8. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Nov27Post.mp4 I used to have this friend that liked doing magic tricks. It was his hobby. But not the tricks themselves, the actual performance of the tricks. Nowadays, with YouTube, there are plenty of people, who make plenty of money, doing tricks on camera. For those who are introverted, yet highly skilled in technical tricks, this is a dream come true. The more you practice, the more you learn, the more money you'll make. My friend told me he had a "magic demon" living inside him. Not really a demon, just a metaph
  9. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Oct01Post.mp4 I was reading some forum a few days ago and somebody was talking about a "hack" they'd discovered. It was pretty silly, not really a hack. It involved taking handful of cereal, putting it in their mouth, and then taking a swig of milk. Like eating a "bowl" of cereal without needing a spoon or a bowl. Not something I would call a "hack." But words tend to do that. A lot of technical words start off with very specific meaning, but as they bleed through the collective consciousness, their meaning becomes more and m
  10. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Sept26Post.mp4 One of the hardest things to do as a human is to be responsible. The easiest thing to do in modern times is to find a reason, outside of yourself, for why you can't get what you want. Plenty of modern movements are centered around this common idea. It works like this. You've got somebody who wants something, but can't get. The first step is to externalize the problem. Something that worked fantastically in our ancient past. You throw a spear at an animal, and you miss. It's GOOD to get angry at the an
  11. https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/July18Post.mp4 One very common metaphor when it comes to sales is to "sell the sizzle, not the steak." What does this mean? To appeal to people's emotions, rather than their logic. If you sell the steak, you can talk about where it came from. The kind of beef. How it was raised, what it was fed, etc. But when you sell the SIZZLE you sell how the product will be interpreted by the senses. That's because we humans are not nearly as logical as we'd like to believe. Sure, you may do some research on a product. Read
  12. Love, Amnesia and Instincts: https://mindpersuasion.com/jungian-love-instincts-and-fate/ https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/July17Loop.mp4
  13. Secrets of Unlimited Authority https://mindpersuasion.com/over-the-line/
  14. We humans do very well when are constrained by external factors. For example, one way to "dry out" or get clean is to go to a facility where there are NO drugs or alcohol. You are surrounded by professionals all there to help you get clean. There are zero temptations. No triggers that make you want to relapse. This is the same structure dieters use to carefully fill their fridges with ONLY healthy food. It's nearly impossible to effectively lose weight if you've got a freezer full of ice cream and bagel dogs. The easiest way to STOP bad habits is to remove ou
  15. Music is a fascinating subject. On one hand, you can describe it with an extreme amount of specificity. Chords, notes, progressions all have mathematically defined components. All music is based on the idea of standing waves. You have two kids with a jump rope, and they can ONLY create certain wave lengths. One wave equal to the length of the rope. Two halves of that same wave, etc. The length of the string (piano, violin) determines the sound when you pluck it. The size of the resonance chamber (trumpet, trombone, etc) determines the sound that comes ou
  16. A very common idea in business is split testing. Even way before the internet, split testing was common. Markers know that if they want to get useful data, they need to do something other than ask people directly. Psychologists tell us that when we answer questions, we usually give answers that make us look good. Or if some marketing company is having some kind of focus group, they usually have to pay people. And since the person who is paying you is asking the questions, this also makes us give less than honest answers. But when they can set up situations where w
  17. Most of the time our brains work as repeaters. We soak up ideas from others, and then pass them right along. Way back in the days of dangerous living, Mother Nature decided that a fast and inaccurate brain was much better than a slow and accurate brain. So we developed a LOT of short cuts in thinking. Our brains are VERY expensive organs. Independent thinking is VERY difficult. Two of the most powerful short cuts in thinking are social proof and authority. Most people are perfectly OK so long as they are in a group of like minded people who are being directed
  18. A common selling point for any money making system is "autopilot." We instinctively like any system that doesn't require much thought. Other marketing labels that indicate "no thinking required" is plug-n-play, turnkey business, etc. Even folks that are going to set up a physical shop and sell physical stuff are tantalized by the word, "turnkey." The idea being that you pay the money, you get the key, and that's all you need. Put the key in the lock, open the door and POOF! Customers show up out of nowhere and starting buying whatever you've got. Another thi
  19. One of the best skills you can develop is to "go meta." This just means to be able to switch perspectives. For example, plenty of people know or knew somebody that was in an unhealthy relationship. Everybody outside could tell. But the person inside thought everything was OK. It's easy to see things when you have an objective perspective. But from inside, with a subjective perspective it's difficult. So being able to switch to an objective standpoint is VERY helpful. And not just in noticing bad things and getting out of them. Most of the stuff that
  20. Unless you know a lot about the violin, it's tough to tell a great player from a fantastic player. Sure, we can all tell somebody who sucks, and can probably tell somebody that's only "so-so," but that's about it. For most of us, our ears have to be trained to hear the difference between really good players and world famous players. Which is why the guy who played in the subway wasn't noticed by anybody. It was an interesting social experiment done by a local university. The guy was actually a world class violinist. One of the best in the world. But since most peo
  21. Hey George, I would like to request for a video that works on social proof, with regards to seduction. i.e. you have incredibly strong social proof you have ridiculously powerful social proof girls flock to you all the time girls proactively chase you for romantic relationships Thank you.
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