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What I just described is a spectrum.

Fear is a generalized signal of alertness. It can be modelled as ―noise in the
system‖, which I’ll be explaining shortly.
As an animal, your automatic response to the fear signal is to immediately locate
a source. Awareness is supposed to rush to the senses:

Ears prick up, eyes open wide, body becomes erect and ready. After a period of
time, if no source is found, the signal subsides and the body relaxes again:

Mammals however also have pattern-matching. This means some of the fear signal
is diverted into brain areas associated with memory to see if the current situation’s
sensory input (from the immediate environment) ―matches‖ a past encounter stored

in memory, to better tailor the response based on past experience. This is the basis
of all learning.
The end result is that one’s awareness contains sensory input from the
environment plus any matched patterns from memory which are ―inserted‖ into
awareness, in varying degrees of vividness depending upon 1) accuracy of match
(0%–99%) and 2) emotional intensity of the stored pattern (an intense experience
which is only a 40% match for example will nevertheless be inserted vividly into
awareness). In my book I call these inserted pattern-matches ―overlays‖.
Here are the problems you face with this, as a human:
1. You have a vast number of patterns because you live so long AND because we
live complex lives where lots of patterns are absorbed. You will also have
invalid patterns such as things you saw on the news which do not apply to your
current situation in realistic terms but which you have nevertheless absorbed
and integrated. So, seeing a Muslim at an airport automatically matches that
you are about to be blown up.
2. You have language, which is the ability to place patterns in set orders to arrive
at an end pattern. This is known as logic, despite it frequently arriving at
an irrational conclusion.
3. You are trained out of sensory awareness and into your head (cognitive
awareness) from a very early age, first via language and then heavily
reinforced by the academic system (―problem-solving‖ and absorption of vast
arrays of patterns non-applicable to everyday life).
The result of these factors is that, instead of defaulting to the sensory awareness
check and allowing the fear signal to resolve upon finding no rational source, one
tends instead to consult one’s concepts and place them in logical chains, often
ending in irrational results. The fear signal is activating cognition more than it is
sensory awareness. This is paranoia.
When the process is made fully cognitive, i.e. sensory awareness is almost entirely
ignored in favour of concepts, this is psychosis. Remember: the patterns
you invoke needn’t ever have happened to you: it might have been something you
saw on the news or an outcome you determined as a result of faulty logic.
The lower areas of the brain cannot tell the difference between sensory input
and internally-generated patterns.
This leads us to positive feedback loops.

Positive Feedback Loops

The fear signal moves into the abdomen where it ruminates as an ongoing tension. to you it feels socially unacceptable to walk around in this high state of alert (like a wide-eyed maniac). a fear signal is felt. it means that an initial seed of fear. I have noticed that anxiety correlates directly with bad posture. Fear on the other hand gives good upright posture and full breathing as awareness spreads outwards to the senses — an ―alert‖ pose. . In terms of your experience. Let’s say you’re in a crowd of people (= alertness signal). inhibiting breathing and natural movement and keeping the body on high alert with no resolution until withdrawal. Positive feedback seems to govern much of human experience in all areas. and feeding back into cognition (then patterns then fear again) in a loop. by invoking past terrifying experiences via pattern-matching. Social anxiety is perhaps the best example of this. the alertness signal would at some point give way to relaxation. where the signal grows with each iteration. so you instead inhibit that sensory check by lowering your head (―keep your head down‖). and I intend to write a full article on it at some point for the Principles section. as the body contracts into a defensive form. but the sensory check is inhibited and the fear signal is brought downwards into the body for rumination as opposed to spreading out to the senses. amplifying it. You can test this now by intentionally making your eyes wide — your body will instinctively lift upwards. In engineering this kind of loop is known as positive feedback. The sensory check would have your awareness spread fully into your senses (refer back to the erect meerkat. With anxiety. Upon finding none. However. eyes and ears fully open to absorb sensory data to identify any potential sources of fear).fear begets more fear. the point is. In the context of this article.Because the lower brain areas cannot distinguish between external and internal patterns. Anxiety Anxiety does not appear in this chain because it is a slightly different process. internal patterns feed back into the fear signal. can quickly grow into terror.

current neurochemistry (whether organic or altered via substances) and all your life experiences so far (the patterns and their perceived outcomes (also patterns!) you have acquired up till this point. Become wide-eyed. Baseline Fear Level The strength of your baseline fear signal (which is really just an alertness signal) is a result of your genetics. the more sensory checks which are ―passed‖ (no fear source determined -> relax) in the more situations. just by thinking about them!). again. I checked myself in the mirror and the wide-eyed look is not actually particularly noticeable. epigenetics. Within a few moments. . your lower brains will be satisfied there is no ―source‖ and will send a relax signal. the lower the fear baseline becomes over time. If they have mostly resulted in a positive outcome. You will also find that your posture automatically improves while wide-eyed. say. or minutes depending on the strength of the fear signal. for whatever reason (often you won’t really know the reason). This is the difference between someone who loves. erect. you will be more inclined towards fear (alertness). and someone whose fear spikes quickly in those situations (or in advance of them.The Take-Home Lesson The take-home lesson from this article is that fear is best experienced at the sensory checkstage. If most of your patterns have resulted in a negative outcome thus far. Whenever you feel a fear signal. is to default to your senses in any “alertness” situation. The good news is that. and to which you refer back reflexively when processing external stimuli). you will be more inclined towards relaxation. and listen out. There is no point letting social self-image inhibit your ability to process fear organically and therefore have it resolve quickly. The take-home lesson. The alternative is rumination (anxiety) or pattern-chaining (paranoia). going to a nightclub or riding a roller coaster. allow awareness to spread entirely into the senses.

to the point I don’t think I’m me. For now. such as bipolar disorder. No source is found in the senses. in lieu of an external source found via the senses. I will explain the fear signal and how it activates different brain areas (and. In other words. Do you see anything in this picture? . I was inspired to write this after my friend described to me recently her breaks with reality as a result of her bipolar: Sometimes I have complete mania. This idea is known in Eckhart Tolle’s work as presence. one is simply assigned internally — often arbitrarily and having no bearing on the ―real‖ source of the fear signal! Why the senses are not checked. the wrong ones) via my noise model. It begins with generalized fear. or need to scrape skin off to make sure I have bones. or believing the upstairs is going to collapse on me. The search for a source then begins. The Noise Model This is my pet theory of schizophrenia and other mental conditions which invoke paranoia and/or psychosis. obviously in this case. or why they are not believed if they are checked. ―Believing the upstairs is going to collapse on me‖ is a psychotic delusion. so internal concepts and patterns are invoked to attribute as the source.In fact. default to your senses as much as possible in all life situations (outside specific cognitive tasks such as problem-solving). is something I need to dedicate more time towards understanding.

) .What about now? You can now see a very faint smiley face. (The noise is uniform and monochromatic. You can play around with this idea yourself in Photoshop. All I’ve done is add 5% noise over the whole image.

a generalized fear (alertness) signal can be modelled as noise flooding the brain. this can also make you see things which aren’t there. moving right along to pattern-matching internal concepts and past experiences. The senses appear to be skipped in schizophrenics. This is particularly important when looking at paranoia. noise is pattern-matched to people and objects. This can be modelled as the left brain hemisphere pattern-matching noise from the right amygdala tolanguage.Now look back at the first image. Then the pattern was stored in your brain. and see the smiley face! You ―learned‖ to see the pattern by experiencing it just once in the second image and then expecting to find it when you looked back to the first image!! The same phenomenon of pattern-matching to noise can easily be seen in action when you look at clouds and they start to resemble objects. What’s happened? The noise in the second image boosted the pattern (even though it also boosted the ―nothingness‖ by the same amount — the brain is geared to find patterns). The senses are supposed to be the first port of call. Auditory hallucinations are the most common form of delusion in schizophrenia. head down. muttering to themselves. We can model schizophrenic delusion as different brain areas pattern-matching noise in different ways. They tend to walk along in straight lines. So a general fear signal becomes voices. psychosis and delusion. Noise and the Right Amygdala In my model. however. You will now be able to see the smiley face quite easily. Just as with clouds. staring at a single point. causing different areas to pattern-match more readily. Fear. I believe the source of the ―noise‖ of fear is the right amygdala. Their awareness is internal. and you could easily ―pattern-match‖ it to the first image (which you will likely have perceived as blank before). I have observed schizophrenics going about their business and the first and most obvious characteristic I have noticed is their apparent detachment from ―reality‖. the first response to fear is to attribute a source. which should really be referred to as detachment from their senses. I believe they are mainly pattern-matching right-amygdala noise to verbal processing in the left hemisphere. Remember. In visual hallucinations. They chain .

as it also induces relaxation (and thus a reduction in systemic ―noise‖).concepts together with fearful outcomes which are then fed back to the right amygdala boosting the noise. The problem with these routes however is rapid tolerance. SSRIs have also been shown to directly and quickly reduce activity in the right amygdala. with unpredictable effects). until these mechanisms are better understood. and a feedback loop is formed. I believe these work by reducing the overall amount of ―noise‖ in the brain. I also believe the relatively thin corpus callosum in humans might be partly responsible for the communications problems which cause emotional signals to be incorrectly pattern-matched by other brain regions. I alluded to the possibility that ancestral ketogenic diets (e. system-wide. In my bipolar post.). in addition to drugs if required. which is likely why they can be effective for treating anxiety in some people. Calming the Amygdala The standard treatment for schizophrenia is antipsychotics. to be opioids and GABAergics. paleo) may have a calming effect on the amygdala via producing a ketone. from my own experience and research (I am not schizophrenic but have had severe anxiety). Additionally. These types of drugs are frequently used in self-medication by people with fear/anxiety problems. Ultimately any treatment plan needs to include cognitive-behavioural techniques for bringing the locus of awareness back to the senses (where no danger will be found).) and GABA drugs such as alcohol and benzodiazepines (valium etc. Ultimately. In my opinion. mindfulness meditation is a good catch-all method. which is GABAergic. GABA has been shown to be higher in meditators. alcohol in particular has such a wide range of activating effects that it can cause more problems than it solves (alcohol is a ―dirty‖ drug which binds to a huge array of nerve cell receptor types. in the form of opiates (pain pills. there will not be a ―one size fits all‖ method for treating disorders such as schizophrenia and anxiety . heroin etc. BHB. The two most effective types of drug which more directly calm the right amygdala appear to me.g.

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AJM June 18. Reply o Illuminatus June 18. 2014 at 8:46 am Even with brightness way down can’t see them. but even then can’t see anything. AJM June 15. 2014 31 RESPONSES   Comments31 Pingbacks0 1. 2014 at 5:01 am The ―noise‖ images don’t show on my iPad at least.1 MAY. Thanks for the feedback! Reply 2. The images are intentionally extremely faint. Otherwise great article! Reply o Illuminatus June 15. 2014 at 8:50 am Try it on a desktop. There seems to be an image which I can open in a separate tab. Might have something to do with iOS and Safari. Reply  AJM . 2014 at 9:20 am You may have to turn your brightness down.

partial cognitive pleasure (craving and scheming) –> full cognitive pleasure (delusions of grandeur. any internally-generated pleasure not grounded in the senses). which is the ―anticipation of reward / motivation‖ signal. Serotonin might also be ―satisfaction‖ in the form of relief after escaping danger (lowering activity in the fear signal). but you can figure it out yourself by simply substituting every fear word in the above post with a pleasure word. ranging from sensory to cognitive. Turning on reward has the direct effect of lowering the focus placed on fear.g. I am not completely clear on serotonin at this point. So a decrease in either signal can be perceived pleasurably. 2014 at 3:23 pm Stims are usually dopaminergic which. the couterpart to the fear signal. Reply o Illuminatus June 18. Nice demonstration! Reply 3. and dopamine is the chief left amygdala ―alertness‖ neurotransmitter — both are alertness. 2014 at 8:01 am On desktop it works fine. activates a second signal. magical thinking. A stim is usually dopamine and norepinephrine (and many are serotonin too) — the reward signal from the increased dopamine tends to wins out over the fear signal. but seeking different things (right: danger. Source: left amygdala. So the spectrum is sensory pleasure –> partial sensory. left: reward). but yeah there is often a jittery ―rush‖ after first taking a stim until the pleasure signal stabilizes. Loosely. ―master plans‖. . in my model. Serotonin’s main effect appears to be a lowering of activity in the system overall. 2014 at 3:07 pm great article! what’s your take on dealing with the ―signal‖ whenever you take a drug or a supplement that is a stimulant? i usually just try to ride it out. dwayne08 June 18. norepinephrine is the chief right amygdala ―alertness‖ neurotransmitter. at this stage in my research and model-building. Messiah complexes. That’s why people comforteat and do other reward behaviours when anxious. I was going to write a post called ―Pleasure. and this might be serotonin’s role. craving and grandeur‖ which was going to be the exact opposite of this post but for the reward signal.June 24. It also has a pleasure component — but this can be seen as ―satisfaction‖ (lowering activity of reward signal following reward behaviours — relief — e. satisfaction felt after a large meal = lowered activity of reward circuit). It seems to do a lot of ―things‖.

Reply . Am I causing it? We should talk again soon. Almost like it draws attention to the fact that. Reply 4. and whether the pros outweigh the cons. x2 June 28. Thanks! However. 2014 at 12:15 am Brilliant article man. My experience suggests that it is a very strong social communication signal. I would say that going wide-eyed is quite noticeable in public or in private. we are all fearful of something. it just means that doing so necessarily opens one up to the unexpected. that is not to say that one shouldn’t go wide-eyed. Thanks again. hope that helps. 2014 at 8:59 pm interesting. at the end of the day. Truly wide-eyed pupils remind me of a full moon.Reply  dwayne08 June 18. would you suggest dealing with that in the same way as you stated in this post? Reply  Illuminatus June 18. i usually get anxious when i take stuff like ephedrine/yohimbine/caffeine. x2 June 28. 2014 at 7:58 am Fuck dude I’m hearing all kinds of buzzing and banging. However. 2014 at 9:17 pm Yes. Reply 5. And also examine what you are trying to get from them. I would propose that the reason why the human nervous system is so resistant to ―sensing‖ itself as you note is that ―losing the mind and coming to the senses‖ exposes an individual to a void of a lack of belief so daunting that makes the prospect of certain suffering feel like a relief. I’ve been considering it the past few days and it is very in sight full. In that same vein.

The alleviation is like 90%. So I knew this was the real deal). 2014 at 10:02 am Addendum to address your point re the fear response: 1) It is slightly noticeable. And simplest. the wide eyes) as ―alertness‖ not fear. . as my fear of flying turned into sensory ―noise‖ including voices which. (The night before the flight was when I figured out the entire above post re psychosis. Humans are SO self-image–orientated that they freak out about the slightest thing. I’ll write it up soon. Additionally. It’s like you’re absorbing all the juice out of a situation. It is inhibited in anxious people.6. I’ll write it up briefly now so as not to be a cocktease. in my opinion. In reality fear is the negative name we give to alertness. Immediately intervene with this method. Then you get another 90% off the next time. went away within moments. I already taught this to one hyperanxious person and cured them in like 1 day. But then the tech which REALLY rounds this off is vagus nerve self-stimulation — possibly my greatest ever tech. so as not to have to field any annoying questions from friends. frame the response (e. actually. when I was freaking out about my flight and the crowds of people. along the FRONT of the spine but behind the heart. Imagine a line running down the back of your neck. Send a pulse down there all the way down to the stomach. the wide eyes. You can locate it and send a pulse down it manually. Illuminatus June 28. I was going to email you about this. giving persistent teetering on the edge of fight-or-flight. but nowhere near as bad as you would tend to assume. If you are ALERT you won’t feel like a weirdo.g. 2) Going through an experience with full sensory response ―deflags‖ it significantly for next time. and I was able to sleep very quickly shortly thereafter — the first time I have slept before a flight EVER. This is NOT a big deal. So a line between heart and spine. Watch for anxiety triggers in all life situations. I developed this at a busy airport. Vagus nerve lowers heart rate and is directly responsible for the parasympathetic ―relaxation‖ response. for example. when listened to with full attention. Becomes autopilot AND deflags that situation. They’ve literally transformed me as a person. Illuminatus June 28. 2014 at 9:44 am The power is that doing this in X situation motherfucking ―deflags‖ that situation next time. But you should be practising it while out the house on your own anyway. Instant relaxation. probably as an adaptation to early childhood trauma. Reply 7. My techs from the last few months are pure gold.

the serpent-like ―duck face‖ that confident girls exhibit during the seduction process. And not just related to the change in circumstance — but related to EVERYTHING.e. What I have been doing upon recognizing the perpetual fear feedback loop intellectually has been to then willingly going as far into it as possible. Embracing uncertainty is your escape out of that. And suddenly I’m getting ―good luck‖ again. In that same vein.‖ That’s right. the result is the same: embracing uncertainty is the key to the door marked ―New Possibilities!‖ and is essential for personal growth. possibly even forming a new template for baseline arousal potential. Willingly feeding pure fear into the (nervous) system without integrating it as alertness seems to make my baseline energy levels much higher overall throughout the rest of the day. i. I’m moving house and possibly taking up a new career soon. needs to be ―conquered‖ or ―mastered‖ in the practice of tantra.―it just means that doing so necessarily opens one up to the unexpected. For example. I feel like fact and metaphor are literally inverting themselves before my eyes.e. Eastern philosophies assert that the kundalini force. I would propose that the reason why the human nervous system is so resistant to ―sensing‖ itself as you note is that ―losing the mind and coming to the senses‖ exposes an individual to a void of a lack of belief so daunting that makes the prospect of certain suffering feel like a relief.g. The ―belief‖ you speak of is comforting but it’s also a prison. merging) in his embrace with the lover and so two become one. but rather what they are trying to hide (circuit VI?). Reply 8. x2 July 1. The fact that the West has the paradigm of ―slaying‖ the dragon to reach the ―helpless‖ princess is then. Dude crazy synchronicities with me as well! I’m not even going to post them though since they would sound so farfetched. Monotheistic thought paradigms use this allegory to prevent men from experiencing the innate beauty of women since they have to ―slay‖ the dragon. People should aim to be embracing uncertainty in all areas at least once a week. . and so women become masculine and gross as proliferates western culture. Once I embraced that uncertainty. E. the notion of the ―kundalini‖ serpent force is connected with the snake in the garden of eden. and the male needs to be circuit one ―safe‖ enough to mirror this ―serpent‖ body language and still have a low enough level of tension in his lips and tongue to metaphorically exhibit satiety (consumption. Whether you explain that via materialistic or metaphysical modes. suddenly synchronicities started happening all over the place. You seem to go about it in a much more serene/healing kind of way though. In practical terms this means mirroring her body language. a direct negation of the innate unity of the masculine and the feminine. reading grotesque horror stories at night and completely admitting agnosticism to myself as to whether they were true or not. therefore. For example. But (in my model) uncertainty is the DIRECT gateway to opening up the ―reality cloud‖/‖expectation grid‖. i. else you’re just living the same fucking week each time and wasting your life. I no longer hear what people are saying. 2014 at 4:03 am Amen on embracing uncertainty as escape.

but what else could you expect from a country that was originally founded upon ―liberty and justice for all‖ while simultaneously overtly enslaving 1/6th of the population? P. and I think you and I will soon move past the stage where this kind of body self-psychotherapy will be necessary as we continue along the path of self-overcoming. of course. My proposed solution is to acknowledge that both men and women are divine! Let the goddess roam free! Rid mankind of the infantile hysteria that results when such patently absurd notions as I have heard philosophers propose that Buddhism is the religion of a culture on the decline. is patently false bar an alarmingly small subset of enlightened geniuses. No need to fight the snake. Serfs no longer need to be breed. This process is commonly called ―morality‖ or ―culture. I was just trying to build off of them. I think if we destroy monotheistic thought paradigms. culture is so nonsensical because it was founded on the ―Orwellian‖ hypocritical double-speak that has characterized all human behavior since humans were first convinced that they had ―free will. Reply . Feminism as it is currently practiced merely encourages women to abdicate the innate power of their beauty in service to the ―collective.‖ i. man was meant to bite into the apple (bosom) of the goddess that is our DNA! Prohibiting this practice merely formalizes the process of turning mankind into a weak and sickly herd animal.S. Witnessing true beauty directly makes men too strong to desire to abide by the process of CONSTANT reinfantilization pushed by western culture (middle school. Dude.‖ Which.e. When all beauty dies. etc). putting their efforts in the service of our corporate overlords.C. divorced from the ideal of beauty that is so necessary as the source of meaning in life. Democracy in this way is the best form of feudalism ever invented. 2014 at 4:05 am Also I totally vibes with both your previous posts. there are enough of us. then high school.‖ which used to happen more overtly (slavery.‖ This is especially bad in the U. then so does man. we can change human behavior as we know it. WWII) but now happens at the super-ego level. and Mohammed were the original liars.. it masculinizes everybody in the system by demonizing beauty and makes ―justifiable‖ the practice of persistent and unrelenting violence of ―all against all. then each new job.and simultaneously men become either [nihilistic and immoral] or [weak and pathetic]. x2 July 1. then college. Jesus. and you get the abomination that is ISIS in the middle east. ―Where lived the super-ego now lives the ego. Moses. Thoughts? Reply 9. childhood and adolescent experiences serve as paradigms of behavior that the organism seeks out to ―relive‖ and then retroactively rationalizes these happenstantial occurrences as necessary events for its own survival. the original sin is the original lie.‖ but in more pragmatic terms it means taking pride in your own limiting beliefs and outdated behavior scripts. WWI.

Illuminatus July 1. You are straddling the line between the familiar and the uncertain. More than that. Re the blurring between fact and metaphor. The key is that. On Wed I visualized the perfect golf swing for nearly 2 hours. though — I visualized total calm and the experience of no pressure from my golf partner’s presence. stop. In fact. There’s potential for retrograde steps. you have no concept of what is about to come next. holding off the limitation. It is the prediction that causes the old result to stand forward from the ―probability cloud‖. You spot that. x2 July 1. 2014 at 4:06 am ―patently absurd notions as immaculate conception plague our ideals what it means to fall in love with one another‖ is what that last part was meant to say Reply 11. you begin by having the exact same psychological blocks/limitations/‖approach anxiety‖ you would in real life. In a dream. I would regularly fall asleep during . I remove all psychological limitations (but not laws-ofphysics limitations).10. You are not ―predicting‖. putting the ball from 5 yards off the green on the second shot. New experience is necessarily uncertain. so you get unlimited practice runs! Yes. rewind. This seems to be the ultimate ―golden key‖ to visualization. in the new visualizations. but it’s nascent and fuzzy at the moment — you need to bring it more into focus through the lens of experience before it’s something I can look at more. it’s inside your own head. But. My visualizations were coming true with astounding clarity literally the day after doing them. and play it again. for me. I’ve had a crazy week. I birdied the first hole. 2014 at 9:17 am My internal flagging system is telling me you may have something here. if I bite a chunk off that apple right now. this means when visualizing approaching a woman for a example. It is actually incredibly difficult to remove psychological limitations. I then had all my socializing/night out visualizations come true at the weekend. If you predict struggle. even in a self-rendered visualization. 2014 at 4:10 am ―our ideals regarding what it means‖ haha Reply 12. you get struggle. I played my best ever game. The result is the exact headspace you are in when in a dream. And people do that unconsciously in line with their own existing limiting beliefs. x2 July 1.

With the visualization.‖ The way I go about it is to focus on ―nothing‖ and then stick with that for long enough. And. I wake up and. I’m specifically going for intention-manifestation. I want to enjoy my life. Their manifestation times after these were extremely short — i. The result after just 4 days of this is that my dreams now resemble reality to a point whereby I am now often finding them indistinguishable. according to your description of free will. I also want things. yes. The limitations slowly reassert themselves over the next hour and I return to full ―normal waking state‖. what is? I believe this all falls under Circuit VI – Metaprogramming. at which point a repressed memory comes up and I experience it fully and then subsequently feel incrementally more free by ―attacking‖ the tension in my body that the surfaced memory created. I literally see my thoughts changing to re-conform to ―established protocol‖. I’ve been feeling eternally now for the past few weeks. and generally testing the boundaries of what’s .e. I want to figure out how this ―dream‖ works. largely selfimposed from past experience. Reply 13. next day. 2014 at 10:59 pm What you say totally makes perfect sense to me except where you say that ―Removing the limitations in the visualization IS how one breaks those pre-established tracks and can go down new paths. But having money to live well. Being spiritually clear is one thing. activities I like doing.‖ Removing the limitations in the visualization is how one breaks those pre-established tracks and can go down new paths. haha… Perhaps you are close too? Reply o Illuminatus July 2. though. I believe this is how one actually achieves it: ‖ childhood and adolescent experiences serve as paradigms of behavior that the organism seeks out to ―relive‖ and then retroactively rationalizes these happenstantial occurrences as necessary events for its own survival.these visualizations and be able to work through them literally in a dream. x2 July 1. consider with full emotionality the waking experience to be merely an extension of the dream — albeit with more limitations. 2014 at 6:41 am I do general meditation which serves the purpose you just described. for the next hour or so. If that is not free will. I would say that I’d be willing to give your way a try except that I don’t think I will need this same kind of stuff for much longer. having friends and women.

2014 at 8:23 pm ―When you visualize. but I feel calm and relaxed with good posture. How does that make you feel? If it gives you anxiety or any sort of ―stop‖ signal. This is more like just picking up a new book and saying. Vick July 2. Meditation is more like a drip-feed. has all gone up in priority since I figured out I could be happy just in my bedroom (what’s the point? There’s stuff outside). rewind and redo that part. Respect the laws of physics — so don’t make yourself a mind control master who has them approach without doing anything. ―This is me today!‖ Reply 14.‖ Give it time and let the real-life experiences trickle in. not theirs. put a fair amount of detail in the scene. Also. ―Also the image is not vivid clear and detailed. ―I’ve been visualizing women giving me looks and smiling at me both in first and third person. some seem to actively avoid my EC. which strengthens the visualization and decreases the manifestation time in future. Also. 2014 at 8:01 pm When you visualize. It’s been over a week and I didnt get results yet. Focus on your own positive action — your actions within the simulation we call ―life‖. So imagine other people being there. Reply o Illuminatus July 2. they will approach from time to time. Also the image is not vivid clear and detailed. In reality. When I do it in third person I then visualize myself entering that me that experiences it. and seeing you approach. are you doing it in first or third person?‖ First person only!!! You are preparing what YOU want to experience. changing my internal narrative THIS way (by changing it internally then having the effects immediately fed back to me from ―out there‖) has had the effect of attacking myriad limiting beliefs simultaneously. some seem to actively avoid my EC.‖ Practise making it so. as you get better. maybe it will come with practice. because you are rewiring your . are you doing it in first or third person? I’ve been visualizing women giving me looks and smiling at me both in first and third person. without the negative emotion (takes practice.possible. Visualize approaching with total calm and happiness. but don’t depend on it.‖ Visualize YOUR action. ―It’s been over a week and I didnt get results yet. My guess is its my vibe or something. not some outside observer. maybe it will come with practice.

Isnt it helpful to visualize myself starting a conversation and the women respond well with a smile? Or should I go through the 3 possible reactions and visualize myself staying calm and escalating anyway? at least on neutrals and positives. 2014 at 8:27 pm Also imagine familiar scenes where you would like to feel more calm. Reply  Illuminatus July 2.default responses). definitely. Yeah lots of effort and focus just to get a short scene right is what I experience as well. In the end it should be extremely clear and you should be able to run through the simulation without hesitance or negative emotions of any kind. because you are literally de-anchoring your pre-programmed responses to that situation. even to just get 2 seconds of one scene right. in order to get the detail as vivid as possible. Make the girl a generic girl of the type you like (no one specific). Reply 15. a bar you go to regularly. Fill them with generic people doing generic things they do in that situation. I’ll put more effort in the details from now on. as though it were a holodeck or dream. ―Or should I go through the 3 possible reactions and visualize myself staying calm and escalating anyway? at least on neutrals and positives. and imagine walking through them with total calmness. Positive emotional response is good. 2014 at 11:50 pm Yes first person visualizations make more sense. I usually neglect them. Reply o Illuminatus July 3.g. practise. Vick July 2. Practise. This often takes a LOT of practice. You can do generic scenes later once you have the experience. 2014 at 7:13 am ―Isnt it helpful to visualize myself starting a conversation and the women respond well with a smile?‖ Smile is good. e. practise. rewind and do that bit again without the feelings. Imagine it like a holodeck where you KNOW they are just computer-generated characters. Any anxiety or negative feelings.‖ . Make the scene a familiar place. within the simulation facility of your mind.

2014 at 7:25 am Go it. I stayed with her for about an hour. ―Let’s go an get a drink ‖ and take her away. Reply 16. I approached the first girl and my positive visualization came true immediately. which I made into a new visualization just for that contingency. Moving on is always preferable. rewind and replay that bit without that. you will get neutral or negative responses from time to time. But that is NOT the principle behind visualization. and away from the bad. The visualization is to get your focus on the good situations. Vick July 3. only practise the positive reaction. If you are practising handling bad situations in your mind. and went home with her. This was simply a matter of me not having enough experience of that situation. Thank you! Reply o Illuminatus July 3. 2014 at 8:07 am I’m going to write this all up properly in a post in a couple of weeks once I’ve got more examples of it working. Any time what you DON’T want flashes up. In the new visualization I am not rude. I do not try to ―AMOG‖ him. Another guy had better game in terms of knowing how to take her focus away from me incrementally. Your questions are very helpful for me to cover all the bases in that post! I will make the most important point now.Definitely not. you are going to bring more bad situations into your reality! That does not mean you should not adapt following bad outcomes. Sometimes a girl will not be interested. An example is from my Friday night. The visualization should ONLY contain what you WANT. I talked to a more experienced friend and he offered me advice. so all possible variances or ―paths‖ in the situation can be handled. I simply say in her ear. and have faith that your visualization will come true on one of the next ones. I know why you wanted to introduce the contingency plans of neutral or negative responses into your visualization: you consider this a ―practice run‖ and want to cover all your bases. You are visualizing what you WANT. I ONLY practised that visualization following feedback from . In reality. Experience will tell you when you should stay however. well guess what. Many cases can simply NOT be converted to a desired outcome. however. So I’ve now practised a new visualization just for that contingency. In most cases if that happens you should simply move on to the next girl.

I’ve practised that ―mini-visualization‖ for the contingency a few times so my mind is at rest. Three different approaches. That’s how to adapt. my super-relaxed approach that works great in bars does not work so well in a nightclub.experience. Just a positive moving forward. guessing is not going to help you because you will put in contingencies that probably will never happen. because I don’t want them to start appearing. rewind and replay the visualization without any negative emotions. test it. just channel the flow of energy positively forward towards what you WANT. Don’t assume problems in advance. No brick walls or problems were visualized even in that contingency. E. So I’ve practised a separate. Those contingencies come from your fears. However.g. That is how you adapt. and social conditioning. Yet. I have faith I will be able to handle it next time. What they all have in common however is that they only contain what I WANT (albeit different methods of ―getting‖ that). provide the whole environment for the specific situation and include as many . Reply  Vick July 3. Don’t get mad. that contingency will NOT change my ―main visualization‖. which is the visualization of comfortably meeting new women we have been discussing so far. that just encourages them to appear. then let experience tell you how to make new visualizations for the different situations. Start off with a ―general visualization‖. more high-energy visualization for nightclub (outside area) and a completely different visualization for dance floor (just walk up and notice the ones looking at me. and just walk up and let them start kissing me haha. if you have low experience. I’m not going to start putting contingencies into my main visualization. Reply  Illuminatus July 3. Notice how I JUST put what I WANT even in the mini contingency visualization. 2014 at 8:16 am Experience will also tell you how to make slightly different visualizations for different situations. Positive direction of energy in the direction I want. You don’t know situations are different till you’ve experienced them. EXPERIENCE told me how to make those new visualizations. three different visualizations for three different situations. past experiences. That’s why I’m always saying. 2014 at 10:59 pm So basically its: Always first person As detailed as possible. which is how dance floor tends to operate). An analogy for golf would be messing up your first shot then visualizing a contingency of beautifully pitching your ball out of the rough onto the green.

you got it spot-on Re the face tension. Reply  Illuminatus July 4. How you learn to consciously relax certain muscles is something you learn yourself via trying various things.senses as possible Only visualize the positive things I want to happen If it doesnt go right or there are negative feelings rewind until it feels right Adjust visualizations according to real life experience No mind control. I also noticed torso muscles. So when you breathe in. massage. 2014 at 7:38 am Yep. I believe this is where the vernacular ―having a heavy heart‖ comes from. practise a ―genuine smile‖: http://en. e. flex so it will shake but it doesnt go away. Relaxing these allowed the state to persist. It’s an internal skill you figure out using your intuition and creativity. 2014 at 7:38 pm . Second. Facial tension reflects a persistent two-way link between body and mind (muscle tension in response to emotions/concepts. only visualize my action and a positive reaction Enjoy life Btw did you ever experience face tension? mostly in the nose area? At first I thought it was caffeine and I stopped drinking coffee completely.  Vick July 4. which resisted the happiness and attempted to ―pull it back down‖ AU 6 (cheek raiser) + 12 (lip corner puller) induced a rapid happiness state in me. First is ―breathing into‖ the tense area. there are many things you can try. you could try a FuzzBlock (imagine electrical static/noise/‖fuzz‖ in the tense area). chest.g. imagine the air actually going into that area. and should be dealt with at the same time by addressing both. it helped but theres still tension there. Third. and emotions/concepts also being invoked BY persistent muscle tension — they cause each other. I try to relax. Its even there through meditation when I’m completely relaxed. Ultimately. I’ve given you some pointers there but it’s up to you now. doing the opposite action — so feeling calm and SMILING — is often the best way to replace the negative tension with something else. so relax/stretch/correct the muscles WHILE looking at the negative emotion/concept with equanimity so it dissipates).

feels like bitterness\dissatisfaction – best way I can describe it (Maybe explains why there no EC\smiling from girls. I’ll practice a bit more and see if there are any results. You are right the tension there causes negative emotions. but I cant walk around with a smile all the time (or can I? ). when I try the fuzzblock or breathing in there I put attention on that area and that causes tension. Or just a quick Hi from me and others to me all with a smile and positive vibe? . Smiling makes it go away and causes good feelings. what they say back. probably fucks up my vibe). One more thing about visualization Should I visualize the verbal part of the conversation? – What I say to people.Smiling seems to work best. maybe i’m doing it wrong.