Most people value freedom. Growing personal freedom begins by challenging the cultural narrative. To challenge is to confront, question the validity of, or defy. Learn why this is healthy and how you can benefit from it.
Finding out how cultural traditions influence your thinking is valuable. Asking questions about culture and society enables us to see the programming of our minds, which gives us the power to change harmful values and beliefs. We have a list of culture interview questions that reveals the programming influencing your thinking.
We see the effects of behavior modification in religion and politics. Yet, we seem powerless to stop it. People are under a type of hypnosis, and they act like a trout chasing shiny objects. They react without thinking. The ongoing programming of our culture is so ingrained that most people don’t notice it. Do you … Continue reading Behavior Modification in Religion and Politics or Why You Act Like a Trout
The movie series The Matrix puts a modern twist on analogies about culture. It starts with René Descartes’s idea of a simulated reality, combining George Orwell’s 1984 Animal Farm and Joseph Cambell’s quest of the Hero’s Journe. It teaches why we need to unplug from the illusions of culture.