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Our Sense of Wellbeing
The Origin and Meaning of Our Behavior
Understanding human behavior – what is it?
Inquires into questions about life – who are we?
Below are excerpts from the upcoming book, “Our Sense of Wellbeing – The Origin of Behavior.” These writings are not about final truth or reality, they are hypothesis which will hopefully untangle our antiquated, unbridled, helter-skelter intellectual inferences, and lead toward more logical discovery. These are propositions, not of how our cognitive systems work, but rather a search for and explanation of what drives human behavior and what our seemingly multivarious behaviors are – the what and why.
Table of Contents
Conversation 1: A Sense of Wellbeing
Conversation 2: It Is Not What It Appears to Be
Conversation 3: Defending Who We Are
Conversation 4: It’s All About Nothing
Conversation 5: Thinking, Reasoning, Intelligence
Conversation 6: Free Will – The Great Illusion
Conversation 7: The Delusion of Control
Conversation 8: We Are Not Created Equal – Who You Can’t Be
Conversation 9: Goblins, Souls, Gods & Other Nonsense
Conversation 10: Curiosity & Interest – This Unknown Beast?
Conversation 11: The Pursuit of Happiness – Chasing the Ludricous
Conversation 12: The Meaning of Life – There Is No Meaning?
Conversation 13: What Is Hope?
Conversation 14: Junk Philosophy – Absurd Questions of Life
Conversation 15: Emotions In Conflict – The Unstable Us
Conversation 16: You Are Not Alone
Conversation 17: The Greed of All – Our Best Human Quality
Conversation 18: Selfishness & Selflessness – It's All the Same
Conversation 19: Sadness & Depression – The Missing Links
Conversation 20: The Peace of Suicide – Saving Ourselves, Forever
Conversation 21: Look at Me!
Conversation 22: We Disagree to Agree
Conversation 23: Our World of Anger
Conversation 24: Chasing Peace of Mind
Conversation 25: What Is Threat? – Verbal, Fight or Flight
Conversation 26: Breakfast, Murder & Wine – Equal Pleasures
Conversation 27: The Easy and Stubborn – Emotional Self-Defense
Conversation 28: Our Inspirations & Drives
Conversation 29: Disappointment – Why Should I Care?
Conversation 30: Why Are We Ambitious? – The Driven and Crazy
Conversation 31: The Value of Things – Nothing
Conversation 32: Love – Such a Simple Fantasy
Conversation 33: Infidelity and Divorce
Conversation 34: The Desire for Power – The Most Insecure of Us
Conversation 35: Rape & Other Violence – A Sense of Well Being
Conversation 36: Our Inherent Racism – Fearing the Different
Conversation 37: The Homosexual –Angels & Devils Within Us
Conversation 38: Of Violence & War – Our Misconceptions
Conversation 39: Drug Abuse – How Sweet It Is
Conversation 40: The Mystery of Anorexia – The Search for Security
Conversation 41: Fantasy of Leadership – The Weak and Strong
Conversation 42: I Love My Basil, I Love My Spouse – No Difference
Conversation 43: Is That All There Is? – Killing The Ghosts
Note: Titles and content of articles may change. Topics, material and conclusions, as represented here, are in draft form and may be altered as the book is readied for publication.
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