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Impersonal Thoughts and a means of improving ones self

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posted on Aug, 3 2013 @ 07:24 PM
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Okay. This is my first topic here and it's a rant because there is no proof or definite logical reasoning behind what I'm thinking of saying.

I was first introduced into the idea behind neuro-linguistic thinking patterns by several books that were geared towards healing people who suffer from the tremendous variety of psychological disorders, the list of which was increasing every day. Depression, Sleep Disorders, like Sleep Apnea, Narcolepsy and Insomnia, Attention Hyperactive Disorder, and the list goes on and on and on.

Then, I was introduced to the idea of meta-programming yourself to live in a variety of world-views by an author by the name of Robert Anton Wilson, in a book called "Prometheus Rising". The idea so fascinated me that I re-read the book several times with long spans in between to research the ideas and practice the exercizes provided in the book... which has been going on for at least a year now.

Even as I am writing this (there it goes...) I honestly cannot feel that anything I say is true because of how many times I use the word I. I am thinking this and this and this. I feel that this and that and the other. But if I could somehow re-phrase what I am saying to be instead of personal to apersonal, so that the things which are stated are applicable to any who read it or think the thoughts.

Notice how the writing style can change so dramatically when there is no use of words to describe a person as a noun. What if the entire world could feel in a way in which the truth is applicable to all and not just the person who thinks a unique thought. Right now, we live in a society in which uniquity is treasured, but it is applied in such a manner that reduces a persons flexibility in world view.

So, can we, as individuals correct this flaw? A challenge is made now, for any one to think not a single impersonal thought, for even an hour, or better, a day, a week, a month... If you can do this, you have proved that it is possible to correct this, or transform it into a skill in mind-training which we can flex to our will.

Sorry in advance for wasting all this time.

Cheers,
/_.G.R.E.

edit on 3-8-2013 by 3OGRE3 because: (no reason given)




posted on Aug, 3 2013 @ 08:07 PM
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Shoot,
If you have covered all of that ground already,
no reason to stop with pronouns,
go onto tense.

Notice the second paragraph quoted above starts with "I was".
Ignore the "I" and focus on the "was"

Was is past tense.
Rewrite that sentence in present tense.

It's a literary thing that drives editors crazy.
People tell stories in the past tense by default,
but a gripping novel has to be written in the now.



I am introduced into the idea behind neuro-linguistic thinking patterns by several books that are geared towards healing people who suffer from a tremendous variety of psychological disorders, the list of which is increasing every day.


See how it has more energy,
more grab.

/hope that helps
Mike





Do you hear me
Do you care
Do you hear me
Do you care

My lips are moving and the sound's coming out
The words are audible but I have my doubts
That you realize what has been said
You look at me as if you're in a daze
It's like the feeling at the end of the page
When you realize you don't know what you just read

What are words for when no one listens anymore
What are words for when no one listens
What are words for when no one listens it's no use talkin at all

I might as well go up and talk to a wall
'cause all the words are having no effect at all
It's a funny thing am I all alone

Something has to happen to change the direction
What little filters through is giving you the wrong impression
It's a sorry state I say to myself

What are words for when no one listens anymore
What are words for when no one listens
What are words for when no one listens it's no use talkin at all

Do you hear me
Do you care
Do you hear me
Do you care

Let me get by
Over your dead body
Hope to see you soon
When will I know
Doors three feet wide with no locks open
Walking always backwards in the faces of strangers
Time could be my friend
But it's less than nowhere now
Less than nowhere now
Less than nowhere now
Now
Ow ow ow

Pursue it further and another thing you'll find
Not only are they deaf and dumb they could be going blind and no one notices
I think I'll dye my hair blue

Media overload bombarding you with action
It's getting near impossible to cause distraction
Someone answer me before I pull out the plug

What are words for when no one listens anymore
What are words for when no one listens
What are words for when no one listens it's no use talkin at all

What are words for when no one listens anymore
What are words for when no one listens
What are words for when no one listens it's no use talkin at all

Do you hear me
Do you care

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