Control
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You can’t actually control anything.

Shannon and guest, Gary Douglas, talk about control and how people justify it. According to Gary, most people would rather be controlled than be aware of what they could create that would be different or greater.

Key takeaways:

All control is to make you feel better about being controlled You control yourself by believing someone else’s point of view Looking for a reason why you can’t do something is a form of controlling yourself Control is the way you make sure you’re failure is something you’re OK with

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