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Is There A Antidote For Conditioning ?

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sakoz    0

Most human conditioning is done via 'believing'.

(We've been conditioned to 'automatically believe thoughts'.)

If you don't believe a thought, your amydalae will not react to it.

(When was the last time you were afraid of the thought 'bogyman' ?)

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sakoz    0

O.K. It appears as if our amygdalae are not under our jurisdiction/auspices because amygdalae

already innately wired  to automatically do their own agenda, free agents to keep us alert,alive, to survive.

But if we can simulate the stimuli amygdalae react to , we can get amygdalae to do our bidding.

We can calm them, especially when they mobilize for fear/flight by false alarm; that is when we believe 

pseduo perceptions, thereby deceiving our amygadale. 

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sakoz    0

We were conditioned to condition ourselves. (See the flaw in that?)

We didn't recognize when we were conditioned to believe imagined thoughts.

We won't recognize when we condition ourselves.

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Tony    10
10 hours ago, sakoz said:

We were conditioned to condition ourselves. (See the flaw in that?)

Yes, but what would be the alternative? And why is it a flaw - some may argue it's the nature of being human.

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sakoz    0

Tony: The alternative is to 'recognize' being conditioned and 'recognize' when conditioning our self by CHOICE instead of automatically.

It's only normal,  (not natural) to be conditioned and to condition ourselves. Choosing is always better than default.

When you don't recognize believing a thought, then you most likely don't recognize when the thought does not match fact.

'Bogyman' was a thought that did not match fact then or now, and caused needless emotional suffering.

Reacting to thoughts out of sync with fact is dysfunctional, never optimal.

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Tony    10
1 hour ago, sakoz said:

Tony: The alternative is to 'recognize' being conditioned and 'recognize' when conditioning our self by CHOICE instead of automatically.

It's only normal,  (not natural) to be conditioned and to condition ourselves. Choosing is always better than default.

 

What's your definition of 'normal' vs 'natural' in this case?

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sakoz    0
23 minutes ago, Tony said:

What's your definition of 'normal' vs 'natural' in this case?

'Normal': when most people do it; (like believe the earth was flat.)

'Natural": when it's innate, (like startle; blink; sneeze )

 

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