Rather than discourage, people should be encouraged to speak out for peoples opinion should count. Every view should be valued for in many situations there may be no right or wrong opinion and by considering all view points a greater consensus will be obtained and may be more applicable to a greater proportion of the wider community.
Our perceptions about what we see and hear are influenced by the beliefs we hold. Sometimes feelings come up about what we think we know to be true that do not seem to match what is happening.
There is an incongruence between our rational thinking brain and our feelings. When this happens, we want to resolve the difference.
The tendency is for us to repress any feelings that do not logically fit the situation. Most of us have been conditioned to believe what we see and hear, over what we feel.
This conditioning is like a computer “program” that has been installed into us from an early age. Depending on your family, you may have been taught to keep your feelings to yourself if they do not match what others want you to feel.
Even what we see, and the meanings we attach to what we see, is influenced and…
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