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  1. Nov 2023
    1. we're young we get formed we behave in particular ways and it works for us and so we get reinforcement 00:10:11 and we continue to use it and it's important to understand that overshoot is not about being bad overshoot is about being context insensitive that we 00:10:25 use behaviors that have been successful and that's important we use them because they work but we use them after the conditions have changed enough that in fact we should be adapting new behaviors
      • for: overshoot - context insensitive

      • key insight: overshoot

        • overshoot is not bad, it is context insensitive. We enact old behaviors that have been deeply conditioned into us for a particular context, but the context has changed, while our behavior has not
  2. Jun 2015
    1. the sailor had essentially lost the sharpness of his senses; he had become an insensitive being

      An appearance of insensitivity: this made me think about the association of sailors with tattoo culture, and the masculine toughness (weirdly) attached to submitting to the repeated penetration of a needle.

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