Human Conditioning

How To Keep Your Power

Power is attractive and enticing.  We all want to feel powerful, and we want others to see us as powerful.   This is as it should be.  Yet, we have an uncanny ability–habit?–to continually give our power away.  Humans have been handing over their power on a silver platter for thousands of years. Who do we give it…

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Why Are We Rushing?

As a former New Yorker, I understand the drive to rush. New Yorkers are always in a hurry.  And they walk fast.  I considered myself a successful New Yorker because I could outwalk almost anyone next to me.  I could cross the street faster, get to the bus stop quicker, dodge my way through a subway crowd…

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The Human Animal

What makes us buckle under when we feel the pressure of fear? Survival fears have prompted homo-sapiens to make millions of out-of-power choices. For centuries we have reacted to fear by engaging in unreasonable and often horrific, animalistic acts of aggression and domination.  Why does our intelligence, our compassion, our common sense get thrown out the…

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