• Mindlessness, Pre-Suasion, the Buddha, and Mindfulness

    7 days ago - By Calorielab

    By Graham of the Wheels/Flickr
    Most of us are familiar with mindlessness and are that way a lot more than we would like to admit. Take the situation where after driving a while we suddenly realize we can't remember driving the last few miles, as an example.
    We are not the only ones who have noticed how mindless we can be, and not just when we are driving a car. Advertisers and marketers have discovered that even though our minds are not thinking consciously, we are very susceptible to information that can be used to pre-suade us to behave in ways that may help them, but hurt...
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