All the Racket in Our Lives
Blink: Chapter 2
Summary of the Chapter
How does this apply to the Real World?
Chapter 2 Quote and Meaning....
2. "shoes give replace old the"
3. "be will sweat lonely"
4. "sky the seamless gray is"
Although it`s obvious that this quote is pretty direct, there is another factor at play. Although he is describing Florida he uses words such as "lonely, old, Florida, and grey," the words caused your subconscious to think about the state being lonely and old. This is an example of priming: by using adjectives to describe Florida, your subconscious uses these to paint an image of your head of countryside that looks aged, deserted, and the sky is gray.
Here's a simple question to put your Biblical knowledge to the test. How many of each kind of animal did Moses bring on his ark?
This works in the same way as Malcom Gladwell explained on how the brain can be primed on thinking certain things just based on the environment.