S:1043 Distinction: Excitement vs. Fear

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   We do what we do because of different motivations. There are feelings behind our actions. The feelings are what provide the different motivations. A feeling of excitement is an eager, anticipating one which draws us. When…Continue Reading →

S:1042 Distinction: Paradox vs. Contradiction

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Many of these S3MCs are in the form of Distinctions, a device in which the comparison of two different (distinct) thoughts can be illuminating. Sometimes the two are contradictions, an either/or. The interesting thing about this…Continue Reading →

S:1041 Principle: Thoughts As Relics

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   A recent book review by Cecily Sailer had some interesting language. (I haven’t read the book; it was the language in her review which caught my attention.) The book is a memoir and the reviewer said, in part,…Continue Reading →

S:1040 Distinction: Passion vs. Pretend

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Passion radiates. It defies containment, expressing itself. Some of the demonstrable attributes of passion are: exhibiting a sense of accomplishment; enjoying contributing; seeing the result of efforts as worthwhile and meaningful; interesting; feeling valuable; sensing that…Continue Reading →