To what extent can we really control our own thoughts?
Many science types may argue with me on this one, but lately I have not been able to stop thinking about this concept (which, in itself, semi-answers the above). If you’ve seen Inception, you’ll know what I’m talking about.
If someone walks up to you in the street and says, “Don’t think about fish”, what does your mind automatically and instinctively flick to? Fish. So, in this sense, it is not necessarily possible to control our thought processes. But then begs the question: is there a difference between our thoughts and how we come to think those thoughts?
Maybe I’m talking complete and utter crap, maybe I’m actually talking sense and you all now think I’m a genius, or maybe you too have thought this through, but answer me this…what are you thinking about now that you’ve finished reading? 🙂