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Unformatted text preview: -we use the same categories, static, and relatively observable categories-whats missing? Complicatedness (too complicated to explain)-we also tend to omit negative comments about ourselves-we also tend to omit our immediate experiences and we tend to not think that it's a definition of what we are (but some would argue that the present is ALL we are cuz all else is in the past/a memory)-we tend to omit our aspirations for the future, and yet as humans, we are so defined by our future aspirationsso why dont we say it? Humans are the only species defined by what they imagine for the future and so much of what we do in the moment is for the future-if u imagine a pool table and wonder why a ball rolls a certain way, its cuz somewhere in the past made it - the ball doesnt decide for the future...
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course PSYCH 135 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.
- Fall '08
- Social Psychology