Think of it this way
Stories comprehensively describe the images etched onto the film and include my emotional responses in finer detail. But the focus now is on how it all got there, the substance along with the roll, container, and all the other bits and pieces.
My thoughts are a wonder of mountains and oceans full of mystery, and this makes me feel one way or another. Also, I come from a long line of strong-thoughts that made it thru earlier and harder times of scary-thoughts, etc. But just what is the true nature of a thought?
Explaining A Thought
A thought is born out of a reaction to an experience (life) or from reacting to previous thoughts continuing in a series (it’s my ongoing thinking as I explore more potential directions), in either a programmed or conscious river of projections.
When created by experience, an impression stamps and stores upstairs as minute crystallised residue in the physical world (in other words, it gets physically lodged in as my new mental-record). Or perhaps we could just think of it as the tiny bits of brain gunk left over from each snapshot that travelled thru the eyes, ears, skin, etc.
From the sensations produced by my nerves that all work in together, an imprint or footprint is left behind.
Next, my newly established record becomes readily available to be relived from the archives upon several triggers:
By Recall – Random or targeted mind searching. By Response – In my reaction to another closely related experience. And also: By Habit – From the cogs of my Inhouse-Conditioning. Or this is when my thoughts respond to other floaty positive OR heavily stuck-to-the-surface negative ideas during a program/cycle. Or else, anywhere in between as my thinking runs soother.
Although the sensations are not as powerful as the initial experience that came with first contact, I’m able to rebroadcast and feel the remembered effects from my thoughts over and over again.
Plus (and I do this quite often), I inflate my thoughts into more than what they are by blending in other snippets for exaggeration and enhancements, creating a STRONGER echo of the past as I modify the content onto a Refined Projection in my unreal world.
In other words, I talk myself up or dramatise my life in some way for greater effect.
This Is How I Roll 📽️
By reliving each moment and replaying my memories, I convert a series of near-duplicate sensations that will either satisfy or frustrate me for a short while or until they run out of juice. Then, I modify these slides (my originals) thru a finely tuned process of rearranging different components from other records in my library (database or repository), based on influential factors — desire and fear. By photoshopping content onto a new/blank canvas using an arsenal of tools and filters, I export a refined projection.
Or in simple terms…
I’m projecting! I’ve created a projection!
I notice that when I look at my memory in its original state, I project the original. But soon, after a couple of replays, my life-long habit is I change things around to replenish taste because of my demanding mind-tastebuds, which is why a refined projection now appears as the standard; a standard projection.
Unfortunately, whether fear-based or pleasure-based, the original event doesn’t last long in my head. You see, I’m always refining the image of myself, along with everything and everyone else around me, for satisfaction.
As a human naturally concerned about his future, I’m equipped with this built-in copy & paste feature so I survive and potentially thrive in my habitat. Or else, I allow influences to mess with my psychology and go wild.