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https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Apr13Post.mp4 Why do we humans love stories so much? Not just stories, but storytellers? Maybe because they move us through some very powerful and enjoyable emotions. Way back in ancient Greece, they discovered the idea of Catharsis. Of being able to experience non-normal emotions, without having to experience the real and dangerous events that normally produce those emotions. Way back when they first started showing silent movies people were AMAZED. They actually believed that trains were going to come out of the screen.
https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Apr06Post.mp4 Humans love to dream. Everything that exists today was once an imagination in somebody's head. Napoleon Hill talked about turning "thoughts into things." This idea is absolutely true, but unfortunately a little bit misunderstood. Yes, every single thing was once an imagination before it was real thing. Tables, chairs, basketballs, planes, telephones, racquetball courts, etc. Bees, ants, beavers keep building the same thing over and over. Humans are similarly programmed. Only we don't build the same thi
One of the laws of economics is the idea of an opportunity cost. Everything has a cost. Even free stuff. (There's generally a reason why it's free...) Even if you shift in your seat, you are spending energy (a calorie or two) to end up in a more comfortable position. But when thinking of doing or buying things, we usually only think of the direct costs. At least consciously. If you want a burrito, for example, it will cost five bucks. Or maybe some kind of effort, if the burrito store is a ways from your house. But also embedded into getting anythi