MORE IDEAS FROM The Blue Dot Effect - We Are Conditioned To Look For Negatives
However, progressively researchers made sure the frequency of Blue dots reduced dramatically.
The researchers termed this phenomenon “prevalence-induced concept change.”
Most of us are leading more comfortable lives than we ever did. Yet, we are constantly griping with a sense of dissatisfaction.
We don’t seem satisfied in our present state of relative abundance (compared to our past).
We are amplifying the negatives and glossing out the positives, out of past conditioning. Recognize this and ease up.
Our life is good and the world is not so bad, after all.
... or moving the goalposts, it happens when problems never seem to go away because people keep changing how they define them.
This can be a frustrating experience, because you don't really know if you’re making progress solving a problem, when you keep redefining what it means to solve it.
A profile picture with friends seems to convey that we are social and well-liked. Group shots also seem to be appealing to others due to another factor known as the Cheerleader Effect.
Our profile pictures on social media are mostly selfies, headshots or pics of our loved ones. We don’t usually put up group pictures on display, but it might be a good idea.
Since man started observing human behaviour, our focus has been on the studies done on deception, morality, and lying. In the last fifty years, almost no study or research has been carried out on honesty in the philosophical domain.
This is glaring neglect as honesty tops the list of the most important virtues, alongside courage, patience, humility and kindness.
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