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The belief that societies continue to decline is often linked with rosy retrospection - believing that the past was better and the future more negative.
Declinism can cloud your judgement and steer you toward bad decisions.
Illusions created by rosy retrospection can change our memories in ways that affect our current decisions.
Worry is generally seen as a negative thing. But it could also have a positive function.
Worry is an adaptive function to better solve problems and imagine creative solutions. And worrying well is a skill anyone can learn.
Altered states of consciousness can only be defined if there is an understanding of an ordinary state of consciousness.
While scientists can't agree on a clear definition, altered states of consciousness are nevertheless essential to understanding the human mind.
Simple thinking can lead to safer plans, better communication, and easier execution. The power of simplicity is apparent throughout history, where strategists and artists alike strived for simplicity. Let's look at a few examples!