Jim Davies, cognitive scientist, says in his book, “Riveted” that you have to understand 6 things about the human brain to win friends and influence people:
What If Everything You Believe Is A Lie?
When we go to grammar school, high school, and college, we acquire a lot of knowledge, but what do we really know? Do we master the truth? No, we master a language, a symbology, and that symbology is only the truth because we agree, not because it’s really the truth. Wherever we are born, whatever…
Stepping Out of Reality’s Silhouette
We think reality is what we can explain from the limited instruments of our senses. But reality is, of course, far beyond that. We all have access to the infinite consciousness, but our understanding of it is hampered by our 5 senses, keeping us trapped on a limited plane.
What We Hear Vs. What We Come to Believe
“A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is through frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth”
Putting Change Into Perspective
“Imagine a stack of 400 quarters. Each quarter represents 250 years of human culture, and the entire stack signifies the 100,000 years we’ve had organized human tribes. Take the top quarter off the stack. This one quarter represents how many years our society has revolved around factories and jobs and the world as we see…