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And the mods ...are human
No - really - it's true
I lie awake at night thinking about my interactions on here - feeling bad/good about what I've said - wondering if I've hurt someone, or offended someone - or if my posts are making any difference at all in this crazy new world.
The Four Control Dramas from the Celestine Prophecy
The Celestine Prophecy’s 4 Control Dramas
The sixth insight states that childhood dramas block our ability to fully experience the mystical. All humans, because of their upbringing, tend toward one of the four “control dramas”: intimidators steal energy from others by threat. Interrogators steal it by judging and questioning. Aloof people attract attention (and energy) to themselves by acting reserved or withdrawing. And poor me’s make us feel guilty and responsible for them.
The above description from James Redfield’s book, The Celestine Prophecy defines four ways that people are in relationship with one another. All are attempts to control another’s behavior. What is this need we have to control? Why do we feel it is necessary?
We attempt to control and manipulate others because we believe that if they would change their behavior we would be happy and so would they. When people do things we don’t like, or when we’re not getting our way, we think they are wrong. Then, believing we are right and they are wrong, we think that we have the right to impose our beliefs on them. What we are attempting to do is protect our beliefs. How does this play out in a relationship?
BTW read the Celestine prophecy
All humans, because of their upbringing, tend toward one of the four “control dramas”:
intimidators steal energy from others by threat.
Interrogators steal it by judging and questioning.
Aloof people attract attention (and energy) to themselves by acting reserved or withdrawing. And
poor me’s make us feel guilty and responsible for them.
Research has shown that 73.9% of counselors and psychotherapists have experienced one or more wounding experiences leading to career choice.
As an example, of the "wounded healer phenomenon" between an analyst and his/her analyzed:
The analyst is consciously aware of his own personal wounds. These wounds may be activated in certain situations especially if his analyzed wounds are similar to his own.
The analyzed wounds affect the wounds of the analyst. The analyst either consciously or unconsciously passes this awareness back to his analyzed, causing an unconscious relationship to take place between analyst and analyzed.
And that is, I believe, TRUE - I know I was a wounded healer, and still am.
Advantage people like you and people like me MUST have a symbiotic relationship. I cant do things you can, and you cant do things I can.
To the OP......All 6 of those traits have nothing to do with making money. They aren't the end result of making money, nor do they help in the process. This is why empathy isn't being pushed into the mainstream IMO. It doesn't fall in line with the current perception of what you need in order to make money. I agree that needs to change, but I can't see that happening in our lifetimes unless something radical happens that makes empathy a necessity that you, literally, cannot live without.
Hope you enjoyed the Super Bowl.
Anyways, this is nice and kind.
It was sweet.