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Zett Why | Small talk

In Intelect on August 1, 2012 at 7:20 am

Exerpt from ebook “52 Quotes to live by

When talking to another person, you are actually talking to yourself

An idyllic picture. Two people meet, talk to each other, and separate in a friendly manner. You may say – what’s so special here? But I suggest that you look at this situation a bit closer. If you are unbiased and fair enough, you will notice an interesting thing. When talking to other person, we are actually talking to ourselves.

Whether we want to or not, we think of ourselves as the centre of the universe, also seeing the world only through ourselves. This is especially true in conflict situations. But let’s analyze this at first by asking – why do conflict situations arise in interpersonal communication? The main cause is disagreement in opinions. Now, let’s consider what such a disagreement really means…

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Zett Why | Constructive criticism

In Intelect, Life on July 10, 2012 at 7:26 am

Exerpt from ebook “52 Quotes to live by

When criticizing, you harm yourself!

Buddhism wisdom says – the lotus blossoms in the marsh. It means that only in facing obstacles do we have an ability to realize our potential. In this article, I would like to talk more about another human quality – being critical.

Looking at it from a psychological view, “constructive” criticism is understood as a mechanism for self-defense and ego affirmation. We denigrate others in order to raise ourselves up in comparison. When you persuade yourself that there is only shit around you, the “golden effect” appears…

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Zett Why | Observe how your intellect works

In Family, Intelect on January 10, 2012 at 12:07 pm

Exerpt from ebook “52 Quotes to live by

“Knowing that not knowing is good equals halfway to happiness”

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Information paradox

Nowadays, every person can be called a walking library. While Christian tradition says that God’s ways are higher, we can make an observation – intellectual ways are limitless. Our developing civilization and the growing amount of information available show that intellect is in a golden age.

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