Since the day you emerged into this bizarre, sparkling universe, you've been conditioned to think in certain ways.
And that's damn wonderful a lot of the time. It's arguably a blessing that our minds learn to auto-dismiss certain notions-like, say, walking off of that cliff or stabbing Uncle Melvin with a butter knife-and auto-accept others.
But it's also problematic. Because, well, our minds are gullible -sufficiently gullible, at least, to spend the first decade or seven of our lives unconsciously internalizing the dominant ways of thinking of our culture. ...[Continue reading on Refine The Mind]