'Desire' Chapter


We are being built of desire. All life has desire. Desires are more elaborate needs. What gives rise to desire is the very real, primal, even visceral need for growth. You aren’t in control.

The subconscious knows only need, and it prioritizes needs. Your conscious mind experiences desire in a sort of second hand fashion. It has really only one desire of its own, make sense of incoming sensations. Your conscious mind actually knows nothing. The subconscious knows everything you know. It has the root code for it all. Your reality is real to the degree that it stabilizes the subconscious mind, centers your consciousness.

“Serendipity. Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you’ve found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for.” Lawrence Block

“In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” Jane Smiley

Need vs. Want

It’s a strange phrase, need versus want, as if there were two competing teams, and it’s a wide spread concern especially among those less well-off which is most of us. I will ask, what do you feel is the difference… Seek More

Being Built of Desire

Life without motivation, could we call it life? Even bacteria have a raw will to live. Lack of motivation is pretty much the definition of dead I’d say. We have motivation even when we don’t experience “motivation” on a conscious level.… Seek More

You Aren’t in Control

Your inner consciousness, your subconscious mind, cannot make distinctions between concepts of want and need. If a feeling moves you, especially if it disturbs you, it’s just a need. The only difference it knows is urgency. Now here is something… Seek More

Subconscious Knows Everything

Your subconscious forms the patterns that prioritize one desire over another, and your subconscious prioritizes internal disturbance over external stimulation. Anything that registers as illness or toxin gets higher priority than say something like bright light or heat. The distress… Seek More

Fake an Event

When you think in the normal way, you aren’t actually computing. You are being computed. The subconscious mind is generating the same old software loops, but you can consciously direct your conscious mind. You can “fake” an event. Your subconscious… Seek More

Gain Control of Desire and Thought

People are not conscious of their conscious minds. Their conscious minds move like a restless sleeper in bed, and their conscious thought really in no functional way differs from dream. Different medium, same content. Where one can gain control of… Seek More