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How do YOU personally choose what to believe in or not?
How much of your choice is based upon the environment that you grew up in, and how much is based on the life you live now?
Has being a member here enhanced those beliefs or altered them at all?
Take a moment to ask yourself how you feel about the following paragraph. After reading the clarifying word, reread the paragraph. Pay close attention to your mental shifts and feelings in the paragraph.
A newspaper is better than a magazine. A seashore is a better place than the street. At first it is better to run than walk. You may have to try several times. It takes some skill, but it is easy to learn. Even young children can enjoy it. Once successful, complications are minimal. Birds seldom get too close. Rain, however soaks in very fast. Too many people doing the same thing can also cause problems. One needs lots of room. If there are no complications, it can be very peaceful. A rock will serve as an anchor. If things break loose from it, however, you will not get a second chance.
Is this paragraph comprehensible or meaningless? Feel your mind sort through potential explanations. Now watch what happens with the presentation of a single word: kite.
As you reread the paragraph, feel the prior discomfort of something amiss shifting to a pleasing sense of rightness…Reread the paragraph again; it is impossible to regain the sense of not understanding.