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    Our Perceptions and Thoughts are not Infallible

    Believing thoughts ,without checking veracity, makes us vulnerable to fallibility.(error prone). The automatic parts of our brain do not recognize that limitation. In order to survive, reaction must be fast, so that makes us 'mistake prone' by necessity. The biggest mistake we all make is not...
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    Are Our Perceptions "Outside" Our Brain ?

    Our "mental images" are "inside". We refer to both as "ours'; is that a 'slip of the tongue' or a "clue"? What if 'authentic/empirical' perceptions are also inside our brain like mental images are? Intuitively that does not 'feel' right, so it would be a...
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    Beliefs and Perceptions Determine Experience

    What is the "grist" for therapy and self-help? 'Thoughts'; specifically "believed" thoughts. When a therapist and client talk, they convey and exchange thoughts via language. Language is the 'vehicle' for thought. When a self-help book is read, the authors written words...
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    Can you (do you) acknowledge "making" perceptions? (two ways)

    Does this seem like a radical question to you? As radical as it once was to suggest the earth was round? 'Perceptions' are made two ways, naturally and artificially. Creatures with eyes have a nervous system etc. to make perceptions naturally. Language is a second means of making perceptions...
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    The two perceptions that changed my life.

    I've previously had difficulties, relating to social anxiety, relationships, relating to people in general, particularly women problems, and sex difficulties to some degree. After some time, experimenting with various perceptions as regards self assertions and increasing ones ability to be...
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    Evaluations Function as Perceptions (in effect)

    How you evaluate something determines if you approach or retreat; like or dislike; accept or reject; etc. reacting to your own thoughts as you do to perceptions. "All creatures are born 'pre-wired' to react to perceptions." That's a constant. If we could "make/fabricate&quot...