The Shocking Truth About Reality

“What is Real? How do you define ‘real?’ If your talking about what you feel, what you can smell, what you can taste and see, then ‘real’ is simply electrical signals interpreted by our brain.” — Morpheus (the Matrix)

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” – Albert Einstein

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The Worlds Greatest Story-Teller

So who’s the greatest story-teller of all time? Charles Dickens? William Shakespeare? J K Rowling of Harry Potter fame? No and yes! No, its not one of these individuals, but yes, it is a part of their collective. Something they all have in common. In fact, something we all have in common. The greatest story-teller of all time is — the Human Brain! Continue reading “The Worlds Greatest Story-Teller”

Emotions Aside: I Can See Clearly Now

We are a very emotional species. Emotions play a big part in our everyday lives influencing our decisions, our social interactions and fueling our spontaneous reactions both good and bad. At times, caught in the grips of an emotional moment our ability to think straight can get totally derailed, clouded over with anger, jealousy, pride, feelings of injustice or all matters of negative emotional feelings. As a result we do things, say things that later we are not proud of. That later, after our emotional tirade wanes, we regret. Continue reading “Emotions Aside: I Can See Clearly Now”

Beliefs and Perception: Why we Live in Different Realities

In reality, there is no color, no sound, no smells in the outside world as our brain tells us there are! These are entirely creations made in our brain. A brain that interprets the outside world and then constructs a plausible story (we can understand) before transferring it to our mind. It’s not reality! It’s our brain’s version of reality! Continue reading “Beliefs and Perception: Why we Live in Different Realities”