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Observations – Febuary 2002

Posted by on Feb 27, 2002 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ambivalence. Everybody is ambivalent about everything almost all the time. If you respond to one side of the ambivalence you push a person definitely to the other. The harder you push, the harder they are resolved to defend their apparent position which isn’t necessarily their position at all. This difficulty is reflected in opinion polls and bad research which don’t allow people to respond on a continuum between the extremes e.g. “always” and “never”. Dying. You don’t die until you are tired of living. You become tired of living when: a) the pain won’t go away, b) you...

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