We in the Western world are, by definition, at best using only half of our brains. Furthermore, the half that we choose (or are conditioned) to use is the half that is least observant of life and most reliant on habit.You can test this assertion very easily. Use all the faculties of your rational mind to concentrate on the following questions. Answer them instantly without using pencil or paper.
Question 1: Your participating in a race. You overtake the second person. What position are you in?
Question 2: If you overtake the last person then you are…?
Question 3: (Do this in your head, without using paper, pencil or calculator.)
Take 1000 and add 40 to it
Add another 1000
Now Add 10
What is the total?
Question 4: Mary`s father has five daughters: Nana, Nene, Nini, Nono. What is the name of the fifth daughter?
Question 5: Study the sentence below. Don`t worry about what it says; all you have to do is count the number of Fs it contains.
–The Haitian Way of Healing and Power, Ross Heaven