Perhaps, you have numerously come across the point of view, that for general happiness, self-satisfaction, personal completeness, it is necessary to achieve some measure of success, some result in a particular activity. In this regard, there is a very common opinion, that by a certain age every person should achieve some position in society, find … Continue reading The trend of pursuing Success in the modern world. The cult of Success and High-Productivity.
Many incorrectly display their life and reality as they are. They practice the embellished wishful thinking, ignoring the hard facts, but heavy and solid. This happens due to a very prevalent method of avoiding reality, which we use almost all day. When I write this article, I also use this technique, divert the mind and … Continue reading We don’t like life, we like escape from it: escapism and reality.
There are 108 billion people have ever lived on this planet, 100 billion of them are already dead. There are 8 billion still alive and fighting for their lives in this relentless struggle. Very few of them have ruminated about the events taking place. Many of them have lived in interminable hallucinations of their modernity. … Continue reading 108 billion people have ever lived on this planet… most of them are dead.
The most common congitive delusion naturally occurring in people's minds is the inclination to adopt a more positive view towards the world/their lives than it really is. The tendency to evaluate a life and happening event in it more positively than the actual fact suggests is based on deep evolutional misconceptions facilitating succesfull adaptation, survival … Continue reading The optimistic bias towards existence. Pollyannaism.