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10
Oct

Beliefs

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Belief! One thing I love to point out (and it sometimes annoys people) is beliefs are NOT true. A belief may have a few facts that make it up but it is not a fact in itself. Belief: The world supports my needs. Fact: There is usually enough air for me to breathe and stay alive. A […]

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18
Sep

Question: Why is now so short?

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Question: Why is now so short? = = = I was recently giving thought to the concept of choice and consequences.   Assuming we generally agreed upon cause-and-effect nature of the world anytime we make a choice there is a consequence.   That is where we fall short, we prepare for a consequence. What we […]

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31
Jul

What to say with they ask “Will the hypnosis last?”

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I occasionally have had a very successful hypnosis session, the client is happy but they wonder if it’s going to last.  They may respond with a similar concern by saying “Sure. Right now I won’t want a cigarette. But I don’t know about later.”   When a client says things like the first thing that […]

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13
Jul

What if you worshiped the future?

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I was thinking about worship and how various religions ask us to direct our worship. Depending on your brand of Christianity your prayers may vary: For some you are to humble yourself to God and beg that he/she hears you For others you are not to ask anything really just to be a good servant […]

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24
Jun

“Confessions of A Sociopath”

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I recently read the book “Confessions of  A Sociopath” by M.E. Thomas and it gave me some HUGE insights about influence and persuasion. Let me take all the good and bad out of the word “sociopath” for a moment and try to explain their difference. The author describes her life knowing that she was strangely different from […]

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03
Jun

Beliefs and Delusions

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“Thanks to denial I’m going to live forever!” – Philip J. Fry, ‘Futurama’ Perhaps the difference between beliefs and delusions is a matter of functionality. I’ve known a few people who have beliefs/delusion that make them totally dysfunctional when trying to live in “consensual reality”. On the other hand I know of some beliefs that […]

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07
May

Social Influence – InfoGraphic

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03
May

More on Secrets….

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The whole idea of “secrets” is a good place to start. Remember this simple axiom: “People want to know what is hidden from them and people want to know what they are told they shouldn’t know.” Seriously, if someone just said something innocuous and followed it by saying “Oh, you weren’t supposed to hear that.” […]

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06
Apr

Thinking: The least important of Gods gifts

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PREFACE: This is NOT an attack on anyone’s spiritual or political beliefs. It is not meant to offend.   Keep Reading…. if you dare.  Found this on salon.com and it elegantly describes the mind control of the masses, in this case coming from the far end of the conservative right. Remove all the conspiracy and […]

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01
Apr

Saying Something True Without Thinking Isn’t Thinking Very Much

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The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book “Motivational Imperative”. To give you some back story a Motivational Imperative is a central theme that is used to motivate a person throughout their life. Having decided on your Motivational Imperative, it’s up to you to decide how, and how much you will put it into your life. […]

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