Wedgeofmisery V1b

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Wedgeofmisery V1b

  1. 2. The Wedge of Misery Anxiety Tools for Anxiety Professionals from the Rev. Luke Murphy Happiness, the Surface of Anxiety & the Pursuit of Meaning
  2. 3. The Wedge of Misery Pursuit of Meaning Pursuit of Happiness 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0 20 40 60 80 100 Misery Balance
  3. 4. (New) Anxiety The Spiral of Shame The Ladder To Lightness The Cup of Loneliness Internal Rules (Panic) Celebrity Freedom Production, Panic, Rules Anxiety Anxiety over anxiety over sexual anxiety The Wedge of Misery Mortal Anxiety The New Fear of Poo(p) Repetition Anxiety The Field of Gray Pursuit of Happiness The Other Spiral of Shame Slope of Possibility Pursuit of Meaning
  4. 5. The Pump of Anxiety Control (fear) Anxiety expression depression Connections Fear Verticals Fatigue Misery Self Celebrity Pursuit of Happiness Pursuit of Meaning
  5. 6. Surface of Anxiety: Key Pieces Scarcity of Meaning Anxiety Verticals (Fear, Freedom, Celebrity) Scarcity of Self
  6. 7. Meaning
  7. 8. The Returns on Reflection Self Knowledge Anxiety Self Worthlessness Anxiety Expected Path of Self Discovery Actual Path of Actual Actualization-Anxiety 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100
  8. 9. Need for Home vs. Need to Die Need For Home Need To Die Returns on Anxiety 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
  9. 10. The Rump of Meaning Meat Pressure Concentration See Anxiety over Anxiety over Sexual Anxiety vulnerability anxiety Max-meat 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 100
  10. 11. Self-happiness
  11. 12. Misery and Happiness Happiness is congealed misery accumulated over time. 0.00 20,000,000,000,000.00 40,000,000,000,000.00 60,000,000,000,000.00 80,000,000,000,000.00 100,000,000,000,000.00 120,000,000,000,000.00 Congealed Miseries Micro- Happinesses Congealed Miseries
  12. 13. The Pursuit of Happiness Pursuit of Happiness short-term fast-gainers Production of Micro-Happinesses 0.01 20 40 60 80 100 0 10000 20000 30000 40000 50000 60000 70000 80000 90000 100000
  13. 14. The Un-pursuit of Happiness Seriousnessness Complicatedness Ultrasuperseriousness = (k)/Complicatedness 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000
  14. 15. Anxiety Verticals
  15. 16. Option Anxiety (1998 - 2000) Options Anxiety Choice produces anxiety.
  16. 17. Option Anxiety (2006) Anxiety Options Rate of anxiety increase approaches fear production by causing panic PANIC ZONE Choice produces anxiety. 50 150 300 600 1200 2400 4800 9600 32000 76800 100000 1 10 100 1000 10000 100000 1000000 10000000 100000000 1000000000 10000000000 100000000000 Anxiety Volume
  17. 18. Network Exhaustion Fatigue Number of Connections Slope of declining exhilaration Descent into realization 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 0 10000 20000 30000 40000 50000 60000 70000 80000 90000 100000
  18. 19. Fear and Over-connectedness Over-connectedness Fear* Fear Anxiety Over-connectedness produces fear anxiety (~ abstract fear) 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
  19. 20. Takeaways
  20. 21. The Surface of Anxiety The Need to Know that Everything Means Something Scarcity of Meaning Scarcity of Self Pure Porn Anxiety Verticals (e.g. Celebrity ) Leading Edge of Possibility -100 -100 -80 -60 -40 -20 0 20 40 60 80 100 100 60 20 -20 -60 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 z x

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