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Thursday, February 27, 2003

 
I saw a very interesting TV documentary yesterday about the competitiveness of man. It seems the biggest fear we have is the fear of failure. Success will give us a nice rush of dopamine and endorphins, but failure will do the opposite and worse still. First the good stuff, dopamine and endorphins, get sucked out of our system. We suddenly feel all the aches and all the tiredness in our boody. The blood in the stomach starts to move away, giving us a sinking feeling. Then if we are really experiencing a big failure, coordination and movability is decreased. The last thing that happens is stimulation of a piece of the brain that makes us never forget the experience!

2/27/2003 11:35:00 AM  


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