In planetary astrology, each planet is ascribed attributes, or energy patterns, that together make up the templates of our day to day experience. Woa, what? While this may turn many off, bear with me. The key here is template… the probabilities, the behind the scenes forces that pull at our subconscious.
In fact, I don’t care if you’re into astrology or not. I’m not waving a metaphysical banner or striving for woo-woo recruits. What’s more important, and what I’d like to illustrate, is how some ideas from this study can apply universally to our politically vexed and stretched discourse.
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The familiar phrase “fake it ’till you make it” has recently been re-adapted into a popular Ted Talk. “Fake it ’till you become it” is a main message found in Amy Cutting’s talk, found here.
When I first saw this video a few years back, it was also a time I set upon a path of persistence, discipline, and a few injuries. As you’ll see below, the process of pushing one’s limits includes spills and days with no apparent progress. Now reviewing my footage spanning over a couple years, I see a theme that relates to Cutting’s ideas, but I also see that there’s something too easy to miss.
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