#fear #friends #tech #manipulation #wealth
Are they ‘just’ dreams?
Saint Paul, Minnesota
I’m still pumped about my upcoming book, Change State, and what it might be able to do for you.
I have to be honest — sharing the book with my family and friends has been a bit nerve-wracking.
Because, like you… Continue reading “What waits for you?”
#contrast #appreciation #motivation #compensation #fakenews #politics
Yesterday I wrote a bit about Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay, Compensation.
In the essay, Emerson argues that everyone is compensated, for the good or the bad, in relation to the good or bad they bring to others in the world.
Good, or bad. These are relative terms, of course, defined by their polarizing nature. You can’t have one without the other.
Emerson’s Compensation opens with a discussion of the polarity of nature, Continue reading “Ralphy Emerson’s ideas on duality and contrast”
6am on the nuts
Saint Paul, Minn
*|FNAME|*, I just received my copy of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Essays.
This collection of Emerson’s writings includes the famous Compensation, which discusses how people who give tend to do better than those who take:
“He is great who confers the most benefits. He is base —and that is Continue reading “Emerson on your Compensation from the Universe”
The Universe is at it again, bringing me a message over and over to make sure I hear it.
(Also known as ‘Confirmation Bias,’ where my brain recognizes patterns in the randomness of the world)
#bias #ego #comfort #health #lies #bodylanguage #introvert Continue reading “Persuasion Articles of the Week”
7:22am, St Paul
From a question on Quora.com:
What is a “tell” that someone is lying?
It’s hard to know if someone is lying. It’s a super power we all wish we had… but we can’t read minds.
#politics #crime #confession #control #prefrontalcortex #gambling #restaurant #menu #price #design
I received a fundraising email last week from Bernie Sanders campaign. (Screenshot below.)
The email itself asked Bernie supporters to follow a link a form, where you could mark which campaign issues mattered to you, the voter.
Everyone likes to be consulted and have their opinion heard—especially if you’ve self-selected as a supporter to get on this list. I would bet the survey link was pretty busy! Continue reading “Persuasive Elements in Bernie’s Fundraising”