Good Reasons to Use Crypto-Currency Bitcoin

Look, I merely said… The first two ploys illustrate a feature common among crypto-prescription ploys. Think of them as single-spaced strategies. Like single-spaced formatting, a single-spaced strategy denies any room to read and write between the lines. If challenged (“My, Jeremy, you’re awfully bossy!”) I can slide away by claiming that all the meaning was in Best paid crypto signals Telegram the words themselves, as though my orchestrated tone and gesture are to be completely ignored. “Hey, don’t try to read between the lines, I merely said smoking shortens life expectancy (or whatever).” That should shut them up.

It’s all good… Broadly speaking, life can be viewed from two perspectives. One is the personal and local where I want my life to work, or more generously where I want everyone’s life to work and so seek out better strategies and actions. The other is more cosmic, the perspective of the great sweep of geological time from which our human thrivings and strivings are “all good”-the grand scheme in which they don’t mean very much if anything at all. People who couch their advice in cosmic contexts (spiritual teachers, gurus, self-help authors like me) have an opening therefore to hide their local prescriptions for how to live within a cosmic “it’s all good” cover. This is especially handy if you’re preaching one of those “don’t be judgmental” theories. It’s awkwardly hypocritical advising people not to judge. “You shouldn’t judge” has the word “shouldn’t” in it, which is judgmental. That kind of anti-advising advising calls for subterfuge, and so if I can say, “I’m not advocating anything because I surrender to the great cosmic nature of things,” I can get away with giving the advice but not having to take any guff for being hypocritical. I can avoid all debate about whether the advice is sound. As soon as someone challenges me, I can say, “Whoa, why are you getting so critical? I wasn’t giving advice. I believe in the cosmic oneness and it’s all good.” That should shut them up.

Your behavior is egomaniacal-not that that’s necessarily a bad thing… Another verbal trick is to smuggle advice into “facts” in the form of loaded terms. For example, if I said, “In fact, people get scared and start judging people when their egos are threatened. They go on the attack for ego gratification, to feel superior to their fellows,” the sentence structure is declarative, but it’s full of judgmental words. Describing people as “scared and feeling threatened” suggests that they’re weak or off-balance. “Judging people” is meant to be pejorative. (One shouldn’t judge other people, or so the judgment goes.) “Ego gratification” sounds indulgent, and “feel superior to your fellows” doesn’t sound healthy at all. Taking the loaded words into account, my target could accuse me of being highly judgmental and prescriptive, but I can deny all that because on the face of it I’ve just made an innocuous declaration of correlation. I mean, I’m not prescribing, I’m describing. What’s wrong with that? That should shut them up.

Look, you take it any way you want… Despite the dubious implications of single-spaced strategies, there’s always plenty of room to read and write between the lines of things we say. They’re open to interpretation. The meaning we take from things people say could be the intended meaning or something we read into them-it’s always a little ambiguous. It is often unclear who is responsible for a particular interpretation-did I really intend it or are the hearers reading it in? Given this ambiguity, I can smuggle in advice and then accuse people of reading it in. Indeed, with a little gesture I can point my gun barrels at their glass houses. I can act shocked at their “misinterpretation” and dismayed at what it reveals about them. “Wow, my innocuous message is sure stirring something up in you. I wonder what makes you react so inappropriately to what I said.” That should shut them up.

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