Jan. 29, 2013

Condition Responses & Choices

From My Window To The World by Demetrics McCauley (author's profile)



Are we the products of our environments? Or are we the products of the expectations we have of ourselves in relation to our environments? And wouldn't the latter suggest that it's possible for freedom to be born from captivity? But how can that be? How can one be enchained while being freer than ever? Do you have to be locked up to be in prison? Or can small thoughts and low expectations limit and imprison those who've never known the reality of physical bondage? ... Where are you in life? ... How did you get there? ... Why did you choose that path? ... If it's true that society shapes individuals, and individuals in turn, shape society, are you aware of the factors that have shaped you? ... Can one be socially accepted and celebrated as a success while being a personal failure? Or better yet, can one be socially ostracized and castigated as a failure while personally personifying success? ... Do people choose to hate themselves? Or is self-hatred something that is unknowingly imbued within us? ... Can self-destructive conditioned responses become the compass that directs the will and defines our choices? And if so, how do we go about freeing the will from instinctively expressing the self-destructive conditioned responses instilled within us thru our interactions with the stimuli we've received from the world? ... In order to be truly free, whether physically bound or not, wouldn't one have to first be aware of how the one, influences the other?


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ScoRoHLE Posted 7 years, 5 months ago. ✓ Mailed 7 years, 5 months ago   Favorite
Thats mean deep topic fam its a song I quote that says niggas institutionalized in there living rooms couches instead of cots only thing is missing is prison food...most of these grown negros dont understand that concept of there own self destruction and instead of taking responsibilities for they own actions they blame others for they short comings and bad decision making...as kids we all more vulnerable to bad decision making but whats these grown negros excuse..One, Ro

Demetrics McCauley Posted 7 years, 4 months ago.   Favorite
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