Unformatted text preview: we contemplate being hung out to dry this way, we naturally generate the most dreadful possible view of the experience; but once we’ve actually been heartbroken and humiliated in front of our family, friends, and florists, our brains begin shopping for a less dreadful view- and as we’ve seen, the human brain is one smart shopper. However, because our brains do their shopping unconsciously, we tend not to realize they will do it at all, hence we blithely assume that the dreadful view we have when we look forward to the event is the dreadful view we’ll have when we look back on it. In short, we do not realize that our views will change because we are normally unaware of the processes that change them (135). 1. read the passage 2. what are some of the problems you had with the reading? 3. What are some issues addressed in the passage? 4. What is the main point of this paragraph? 5. What vocabulary was problematic for you? 6. Write a three –sentence summary of this passage...
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- Spring '07
- English-language films, Daniel Gilbert, Stumbling on Happiness, dreadful view