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Explaining Life - Learning
How are we behaving? How are we being manipulated? How are others behaving?
In this chapter I am going to talk about the process of learning and what impacts it has on our lives.
What is learning? - We learn every time, we have either a motivation or a sanction. Every time we are receiving something (motivation), or we are getting punished(sanction), our brain connects the actions, that led to the event with it's outcome. We learn, how our actions reflect on us.
- Not on the environment, we are not interested in our surroundings, except for any punishing or motivation by the environment, which is in the end affecting us again. -
Let me give you an example:
A child is hitting another child on the playground without supervision. The other child runs away crying and the swing is now empty. The child now has some fun on the swing.
- The child learned that hitting other kids makes them go away. This can be advantageous.
At the next day, that child is hitting the same child again, bu
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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