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THINKING AND THOUGHTS-Selective Conaciousness

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Selective Consciousness is memory pruning, this is where a person actively chooses some memories and rejects others. This automatically leads to Disposable facts. If you find yourself repeatedly saying things like "I don't recall", "I don't know", "It's no big deal", or "whatever" you may be omitting information that others might find very relevant. Sometimes people are oblivious to this "pruning of memories" because it's more convenient to just drop certain things from the conversation. Usually this is purposely done to play up one side over another. Selective Consciousness and Memory Pruning first came about in the early 1900s with the wide-spread publication of the Dale Carnegie sales training techniques. Dale Carnegie became the master-philosopher of the "Positive Thinking" movement. As such he touted that people should just center attention on being positive, having a positive outlook etc. While there is certainly nothing wrong with having uplifting thoughts if one only looks at these and doesn't consider the "big picture" it could lead to some serious disillusionment in life. This type of thinking has caused untold millions of people to completely overlook issues of great importance when making some life-changing choices that could have been better aligned with their life's purpose and passion. Instead they discover later that they made choices based on illusions. For 94 years, that positive thinking trick has been deceiving people to where it has become a culture of Selective Consciousness. In education, it’s done through Test-Score Learning. In medicine, it’s done through the magic pill. In foods, it’s done through the convenience of eating out. Today we'll examine this phenomena in some detail.