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Keith Henson Quotes and Sayings
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I much prefer the modern world.
- Keith Henson

As for leadership, I am the kind who leads reluctantly
and more by example than anything else.
Someone had to be on the incorporation papers as president.
- Keith Henson

Cult recruiting methods based on dosing victims with
the brain chemicals released during capture bonding
would make cults even more of a problem than they are now.
- Keith Henson

Some people recovering from drugs or alcohol stay with
the programs indefinitely,
making the recovery program their family,
a long-term source of attention rewards.
- Keith Henson

 

Humans have evolved to be exquisitely sensitive to changes in status.
- Keith Henson

If anyone wonders why the airlines are not doing well
it is because flying has been made such an unpleasant
and degrading experience.
- Keith Henson

I suspect that a substantial fraction of human problems in the world today,
not just cults, result from the mismatch between the
current environment and the environment in which we evolved.
- Keith Henson

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People can undergo a sudden change of thinking and
loyalties under threat of death or intense social pressure
and isolation from friends and family.
- Keith Henson

Fighting hard to protect yourself and your relatives is good for your genes,
but when captured and escape is not possible,
giving up short of dying and making the best you can
of the new situation is also good for your genes.
- Keith Henson

Anyone who has ever had the feeling of being higher
than a kite after giving a public speech is well aware
of the effects of attention.
- Keith Henson

Could people be trained to be less gullible? Or are
you as stuck with gullibility as you are with skin colour?
- Keith Henson

People under the influence of cults is similar to that we observe in addicts.
Typical behaviour for both includes draining bank accounts,
neglecting children, destroying relations with family
and losing interest in anything except the drug or cult.
- Keith Henson

Action leads to Attention.
that in the short-term releases Rewarding brain chemicals
and in the long term improves reproductive success.
- Keith Henson

Children do not have to learn that streets are dangerous
places by potentially fatal trial and error.
- Keith Henson

The drug or cult has major if not exclusive sources of brain rewards.
- Keith Henson

I can't think of anyone who is up on evolutionary psychology
and related areas who is deluded enough to be called a utopian.
- Keith Henson

Evolution acts slowly.
Our psychological characteristics today are those that
promoted reproductive success in the ancestral environmen.
- Keith Henson

Brigham Young had 47 children, and over 50 women as wives.
- Keith Henson

Lie detection is like language; there is a learning window.
Telling whoppers to small children seems to be a family
tradition in many families.
- Keith Henson

Cults, or related social movements such as the Taliban in Afghanistan,
result in massive military expenses.
- Keith Henson

The rare person is still interested in new advances when they are adults.
There is possibly a correlation with intelligence.
In any case, you have to be fairly bright to keep learning
and changing attitudes as you get older.
- Keith Henson

Attention is the way social primates measure status.
It is highly rewarding because it causes the release
of brain chemicals such as dopamine and endorphins.
- Keith Henson

Primates will continue to play social games without
the least insight into what is killing them.
- Keith Henson

People repeat behaviour that leads to flooding their
brains with pleasurable chemicals.
The short-term reward loop acts over hours to years,
and the long-term reproductive success loop over generations.
- Keith Henson

High status males had multiple wives or additional
mating opportunities in the ancestral environment.
- Keith Henson

Genetic studies in Iceland have found that many of
the women who were the founding stock of Iceland came
from England and what is now France.
Some were probably captured and carried off in Viking
raids only 40 generations ago.
- Keith Henson

The information that is passed from person to person
and from generation to generation is the primary factor
that gives humans a competitive advantage over other animals.
- Keith Henson

Even small cults are a serious cost on the world economy,
to victims, their families, employers,
friends, and credit-card companies.
- Keith Henson

Most of the suicide hijackers came from Saudi Arabia,
a place not lacking in wealth.
But due to rapid population growth, the wealth per
capita has fallen by about half in a generation.
- Keith Henson

Successful cult memes induce intense social interaction
behaviour between cult members.
This trips the attention detectors.
- Keith Henson

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi PHOTO

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus PHOTO

Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them.
- Alan Watts

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched
the world as much as adversity has.
- Billy Graham

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life
as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
- Joseph Campbell

How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Loneliness is not what it seems.
One does not feel lonely because one is alone,
but because of a feeling of lack -
a feeling that something is missing.
Loneliness is essentially independent
of how many other humans are around.
It has much more to do with one's self-esteem -
one's sense of inherent worth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is amazing how much you can accomplish
when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.
- Anonymous

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't.
But there was going to be when I began it.
It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

Man knows so much and does so little.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous


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