A video that makes me cry every time i watch it deserved to be watched again and again.
There is no direct relevance of the content: cheating, to me or my life. And yet, the way Esther Perel speaks about cheating and relationships is the finest example of seeing A is A... so it is right up our alley... Yours, mine. So watch it... again.
It's about cheating and affairs.
But it talks to all people... it talked to me, made me weep, opened my eyes... Please watch it.
With regards to the title... I am not suggesting that you become like Jesus... but become like the Creator, who supposedly said: there shall be light... or whatever he said... This Creator created with his word. That is the god I mean...
The main difference between a human and a human being, the next level of human evolution, is an inner difference. Not biological, physical, physiological. Instead a difference in what tells the one and the other to do things, what attitude to have, how to do things.
Humans listen to memes, the voices. Voices that are not the human's friends, voices that have no rhyme and reason, voices that make the human misbehave, and take actions that on the long run make him miserable.
Let me correct that: I consider most decisions I make a test. Experiment. Rough draft. 1
Yeah, I thought so. I thought it will sound foreign... But you will learn something, through this article, that is not common knowledge... and it is even new to me!
Decisions are an expensive activity for the brain. Any choice is. Important choices and unimportant choices equally use up a renewable resource, for ease of language, I'll call glycogen, although it may not be that.
You wake up with more of that glycogen... it replenished itself during the night... If your sleep is restless, then you won't have your full stores of glycogen: ever since that nurse moved to the next house, my sleep is restless. Even with the audios... Mind you, I have tried to sleep without the audio, and slept a total of 58 minutes that night. With the audio I wake up a few times, and dream or solve puzzles, or write articles in my mind, but I sleep and wake up rested. So...
And yet, I have less glycogen than if I slept through the night without working in my sleep...
I have shared with you my experience as an architect... what ultimately failed me or made me fail... and want to quit.
But I'll repeat it here, in the wake of a TED talk I just listened to: the tendency of life and formal education to march on leaving you with holes in your understanding, holes in your knowledge.
In the third year of my studies I spent nearly the whole first semester in and out of hospitals, 10 weeks out of the 14 weeks. I manage to get a passing grade, but, looking back now, I would have been better off, had I been forced to repeat that semester a year later.
I had a big hole in my education. I could have had more than one hole... but I had one...
Finally a TED talk that explains why seeing the big picture is such an amazing capacity. Why it can alter your life. Why it allows you to learn. Why it takes you out of the fear of making mistakes...
It also explains why "normal" adults stop being able to learn, experiment, be creative...
One student asks:
If I have identified something as worth having/knowing, when I set out to read a book or take a class, if there is an agenda there, what do I do with that agenda? How, if I could, would I abandon what I think I should be going after to pursue life as more of an experiment? Does the courage to walk away from what I think is the path, the missing piece?
The agenda he is talking about is the "economical" little (or big) piece you want out of your activity. And once you fix what you want, you'll see nothing else, like a machine.