Today I would like to introduce to you an ancient, straightforward, yet highly effective memory technique. The mother of all memory techniques, so to speak.
Olorgesaille is the name of an inhospitable area near the Kenyan Ngong Mountains. In 1919, the geologist J.W Gregory made a curious discovery on the approximately four-hectare site: the ground there was littered with thousands and thousands of stone tools made by the early ancestors of Homo Sapiens, Homo Erectus. How did they get there, and why were there so many?
When the merchant Kamaswami asked the young monk Siddharta what he had learned, he answered: I can think, I can wait, I can fast.
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I read in Facebook groups, in which authors or musicians exchange many dystopian prognoses of the future lately. Artificial intelligence, it is said, is now able to compose music, paint pictures and write press releases.
The classic: Now think what it's like to bite into a fresh, juicy lemon.
Has your face warped? Was it almost like you could taste the penetrating acidity of lemon? Then you have just experienced what power a thought can have over our body.