|01-07-2009, 04:07 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Leverage with Pain & Pleasure (The Heaven & Hell concept)
People are motivated 1 of 2 ways: move away from pain or go towards pleasure. For example, in most religions, there is the Heaven and Hell concept.
People who are motivated by pleasure:
A person lives their life to go to Heaven. This means that the thought of going to Heaven (pleasure) motivates them to be a good person.
People who are motivated by pain:
A person lives their life to stay away from Hell. This means that the thought of going to Hell (pain) motivates them to be a good person.
Since many religions use it as a type of leverage, this principle has been a deciding factor amongst people for a very long time.This is also why goals do not work too well for people who are away from pain. Away from pain people are better off focusing on what they donít want in life.
To find out if you or someone is away from pain or towards pleasure, ask the following questions: [Click here to read more]
After you click the link and read the article, how can you use this leverage to help you succeed?
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