The conscious mind—the self or soul—is a spin doctor, not the commander in chief….our conscious minds do not so much control how we act but rather tell us a story about our actions.

The problem is that we see our stories as the reality rather than as stories. We see them as facts rather than interpretations filtered through our own personal beliefs and desires. They pull us away from being present into our own imaginary world.

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