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By Morten Tolboll

idea distortions are “techniques”, that, subconscious or unsleeping, are used from an curiosity to find methods of having on on the earth, instead of an curiosity to find methods of learning the reality. concept distortions are the historical past for negative reasoning, diversionary ploys, seductive reasoning blunders, ideas of persuasion and avoidance, mental components, which are stumbling blocks to transparent thought.

The query is: may still one use suggestion distortions? The query increases the outdated dialogue among Socrates and the Sophists. The Sophists have been academics of rhetoric who taught humans the best way to get on on the earth. during this they uncritically used concept distortions. Socrates was once the thinker who taught humans in methods of discovering the reality. during this he seriously tested, re-structured and adjusted suggestion distortions.

With the declare that the Sophists at the present time are again in that mix of postmodernistic intellectualism, administration conception, self-help and New Age, which Morten Tolboll calls The Matrix Conspiracy, he'll, with this booklet, current a guide within the Socratic approach of life.

The e-book is a follow-up to the 3 books on Morten Tolboll´s educating Meditation as an paintings of lifestyles (Meditation as an paintings of existence – 2008, Dream Yoga – 2009, A Portrait of a Lifeartist – 2010). it's also a reference e-book to his books at the Matrix Conspiracy (The Matrix Conspiracy – half 1 and 2).

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