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Long Term Pleasure

Long Term Pleasure

  • It’s not actual pain that drives us, but our fear that something will lead to pain.
  • And it’s not actual pleasure that drives us, but our belief—our sense of certainty—that somehow taking a certain action will lead to pleasure.
  • We’re not driven by the reality, but by our perception of reality.
  • Break through some short-term pain in order to gain long-term pleasure.

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