#6 Thinking Domino Effect

I believe thinking is power.

 

I think about a wide range of things. Some annoying, some encouraging; some trivial, some meaningful. I believe people should never stop asking questions, but I don’t like to ask another person to solve it for me, instead, I prefer to solve them on my own. After all, your thinking process is the most important part. Questions are just the catalysts, motivating people to think more.

 

The most frequently appeared question is: what am I going to eat? This common question sometimes annoys me. I tell myself, “Hey! You should think about something bigger! Why waste time on this kind of question?” And then myself answer, “You can’t work or study like a machine! Food is fuel and it charges you with energy!” Then I’ll probably go to a restaurant with friends and have a great meal.

Well, if you think that is the end of the story, then you are wrong.

The next question is: Why people eat?

It appears that the desire for food is a part of physiological needs, which is at the bottom of the pyramid of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.

 

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Maslow’s hierachy of needs, represented as a pyramid with the more basic needs at the bottom (click to view source)

 

 

If the basic needs cannot be satisfied, it will be hard for humans to survive. There is an anecdote about Newton. Newton was so absorbed in studies that he forgot whether he had eaten or not. However, can he survive without food for days? I don’t think so. For some people, the higher needs may suppress the lower needs for a time, but it cannot last forever. (Anorexia is a different story and I will not discuss it due to length limitations.)

 

As you can see, the question evolves. A negligible question generates a psychological question. By asking “why”, it’s easy to motivate anyone to discover the hidden knowledge behind plain events.

 

Ask questions from different angles. Have a brainstorm. Organize them. Don’t expect to get some useful questions just in one step. Some questions may never become meaningful ones.

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I believe all people have questions. And I believe one questions can spark a series of questions. By asking questions and solving them, people can improve their skills of learning and thus becoming competent for more tasks.

(And BTW, what food can make us healthier is an important question too. If you are interested in this topic, please leave a comment to let me know.)

 

picture source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow%27s_hierarchy_of_needs#Physiological_needs

 

And here is the audio (PLZ DO NOT PLAY IT!!😂):


8 thoughts on “#6 Thinking Domino Effect

  1. I totally agree with you. Another method I use is “What, How and Why”. It’s common in some fields of studies. Everyone always uses the What questions, but they rarely use the Why questions. Thinking is what makes us different from other species.

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    1. Thank you~ I may have years of academy, so asking questions and solving them are important to me. Asking questions is important, and enjoying life in a natural way is also important. I’ve seen your blog, and I think you really have a way to live your own life. Awww… Your photos are so beautiful! I love them!! 😘😘😘

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  2. Aha, in my opinion, eating more vegetables and fruit is healthier. Of course, we could not live without eating meat…..I guess so……..So, we can also eat a little meat. Another thing is that I think hamburger is not healthy food. Haha

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  3. Fantastic post. It was a sneak peak into a great thinker’s process. 😊

    Eating is a much much more complex topic than people realize!! As far as healthy eating goes, I think fruit, veggies (especially green leafy veggies), and grains are the best and should make up the majority of your diet. The foods to avoid are meat, dairy, fried foods, processed foods, and refined sugar. In America, we also have a problem with portion sizes!!

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