Best Alternative Spirituality Podcasts (November, 2015) First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin Weekly podcasts of sermons delivered at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin. Our minister is Rev. Meg Barnhouse. At First UU Church of Austin, we gather in community to nourish souls, transform lives, and do justice. We are an inclusive liberal religious and spiritual community. Every Single Cognitive Bias in One Infographic View the high resolution version of today’s graphic by clicking here. The human brain is capable of incredible things, but it’s also extremely flawed at times. Science has shown that we tend to make all sorts of mental mistakes, called “cognitive biases”, that can affect both our thinking and actions.
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The Battle for Your Mind: Brainwashing Techniques Being Used On The Public By Dick Sutphen - StumbleUpon Authoritarian followers Mind Control Subliminals By Dick Sutphen Summary of Contents The Birth of Conversion The Three Brain Phases How Revivalist Preachers Work Voice Roll Technique Six Conversion Techniques 1. keeping agreements 2.physical and mental fatigue 3. increase the tension 4. Uncertainty. 5. Caves discovered under the pyramids raise excitement, questions. As an "all Egyptian" archaeological team moves in to find answers we hope they will reveal what's really there. Something extremely strange is happening in Giza, both under the pyramids and in the office of Dr. Hawass. Even skeptics of the "Hall of Records" from Atlantis are now forced to admit that something big is being hidden.
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Seeing the Light © By Gary Vey Seeing the light. Until quite recently, I thought that the term "enlightenment" was a metaphor. But I met an individual who suggested that the word accurately describes the sensation when one remembers that they are something other than their human body. Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6 From Los Angeles Times: It's not all about you Chances are, others aren't judging you as harshly as you think, if at all. By Benedict Carey Times Staff Writer January 13, 2003
SCHOPENHAUERS 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT - StumbleUpon Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), was a brilliant German philosopher. These 38 Stratagems are excerpts from "The Art of Controversy", first translated into English and published in 1896. Carry your opponent's proposition beyond its natural limits; exaggerate it. The more general your opponent's statement becomes, the more objections you can find against it. Why Christmas is a Satanic Holiday Full of Occult Symbolism This article contains a lot of very controversial information backed with strong evidence proving that Christmas is a holiday with a strong connection to the Occult. I advised that you read this article with an open mind and use your intuition to discern the information. If you are interested in occult knowledge, the information in my article should be of great interest to you. ~ PL Chang