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Ancient Personality Flaw Fueling Every Conspiracy Theorist, Unearthed 2000 Years Ago Escaping The Rabbit Hole

    • Self-Improvement

Episode SummaryIn this episode, I talk to a former conspiracy theorist turned hypnotherapist.  We talk about the psychology behind what pulls people into cults and conspiracy theories.Quotes We LovedGrant on political theatrics: "What's the difference between politics and professional wrestling?"— Grant [00:02:20 → 00:02:26]The Importance of Mental Health: "Mental health's important, but focusing on doom and gloom is not good for your mental health in any regards."— Grant [00:10:18 → 00:10:24]Conspiracy Theories: "Because we don't have this conversation. Oh, why do you feel this way? Oh, because the government has done bad things in the past. Well, why does that mean they're doing this right now? Oh, well, I don't really know."— Grant [00:20:11 → 00:20:22]The Power of discovering hypnosis: "I felt liberated. I felt like all that time I was searching for something, and I didn't realize it was hypnosis I was looking for."— Grant [00:21:41 → 00:21:55]The Dangers of Believing in Conspiracy Theories: "You start to question the beliefs in general...and then It kinda falls from there, and then you realize I didn't have all the answers. What else am I wrong about? What other thoughts am I thinking that aren't serving me?"— Grant [00:25:59 → 00:26:12]The number #1 driving conspiracy theories: "Because it is all fear based. You're fearing for your life, for your safety, for your family."— Grant [00:30:51 → 00:31:00]The Power of Personal Responsibility: "When you give it your power to someone else you're no longer responsible for it, and people don't often like that responsibility."— Grant [00:36:41 → 00:36:49]Guest Bio & LinksGrant Offenberger's website:https://grantmepeace.com/

Episode SummaryIn this episode, I talk to a former conspiracy theorist turned hypnotherapist.  We talk about the psychology behind what pulls people into cults and conspiracy theories.Quotes We LovedGrant on political theatrics: "What's the difference between politics and professional wrestling?"— Grant [00:02:20 → 00:02:26]The Importance of Mental Health: "Mental health's important, but focusing on doom and gloom is not good for your mental health in any regards."— Grant [00:10:18 → 00:10:24]Conspiracy Theories: "Because we don't have this conversation. Oh, why do you feel this way? Oh, because the government has done bad things in the past. Well, why does that mean they're doing this right now? Oh, well, I don't really know."— Grant [00:20:11 → 00:20:22]The Power of discovering hypnosis: "I felt liberated. I felt like all that time I was searching for something, and I didn't realize it was hypnosis I was looking for."— Grant [00:21:41 → 00:21:55]The Dangers of Believing in Conspiracy Theories: "You start to question the beliefs in general...and then It kinda falls from there, and then you realize I didn't have all the answers. What else am I wrong about? What other thoughts am I thinking that aren't serving me?"— Grant [00:25:59 → 00:26:12]The number #1 driving conspiracy theories: "Because it is all fear based. You're fearing for your life, for your safety, for your family."— Grant [00:30:51 → 00:31:00]The Power of Personal Responsibility: "When you give it your power to someone else you're no longer responsible for it, and people don't often like that responsibility."— Grant [00:36:41 → 00:36:49]Guest Bio & LinksGrant Offenberger's website:https://grantmepeace.com/

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