Do we share the same reality?


Do we share the same reality?

– In daily life we typically assume so …

– …but perceptions are powerfully influenced by:

  • What we happen to be paying attention to
  • Contextual factors
  • Past experience
  • Expectations
  • Motivations (we often see what we want to see and don’t see what …)
  • And many other factors

I’d like to say to young people who are struggling in their own life is:
grown-ups are doing the best that they can but they don’t have any idea what your experience is really like and to the best of your ability you have to trust your instincts …

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