Here we explore how we form beliefs and the potential helpful or harmful impact they have on the individual, society and the world at large.
If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro' narrow chinks of his cavern.” ― William Blake
In a sense most of our beliefs are formed from some level of assumption because even when we perceive data, it is through the filters of previous experience
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RETHINKING THINKING - Trevor Maber:
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next videos till 9 -MOTIVATING VIDEO EVER... Life is our training ground and challenges are our workout exercises. When we understand our potential is limitless and believe in our ability to make what we really wish of our life, we can stop complaining and blaming and start creating what we really want. Others will help us and support us and provide skills and scaffolding to facilitate our growth, but nobody can do it for us.
V) READ: Harvard Business School Professor and co-founder of Organizational Development and Learning Organizations demonstrates how we make assumptions and create beliefs through a Ladder of Inference (Perception Mechanism)
X) Isn't it interesting that even when we are trying to be understanding of another person's challenging experience or behavior, we can be unconsciously fall into assumptions which can be not only inaccurate, but limiting to ourselves and others... In this way, coming to know our own mind and it's tendencies ("checking up") is one of the most compassionate things we can do for the world! Please share some of the things that you discover when you 'check up'...