Hypnosis External Causes

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The question of free will and external causes comes to our point of view of human nature and the way we deal with universal laws of nature on the one hand, while the other side involves a transcendental component such as a deity. In this case, we must distinguish the external and internal causes of the action. Probable internal causes can involve one's emotions, habits, traits and other unconscious tendencies of action. Wegner states that whenever we become aware of one of these unconscious tendencies, we may lose some of the feelings of will, despite having timely thoughts before action. On the other hand, there are probable external causes for action involving other people or external forces that strike us even when we carefully contemplate …show more content…

For example, in the case of levitating hands under hypnosis, subjects describe that they do not have the feeling of moving hands, but their hand moves upward. People who have experienced reluctance have the idea that their hand will do so in accordance with their actions, and before doing so they have a problem with differentiating whether they think the sole cause of the act. In everyday situations, the person has a very clear and well-trained idea for upcoming events, so the idea of the action is formed as an expectation rather than a purpose. In hypnosis, intentions are happening before the action and because of this there is a lack of experience of will. Such a conscious will is lacking, even when knowledge of action is present. People in hypnosis follow the instructions of the hypnotist so their thoughts do not appear as the sole cause of the proceedings. But unlike everyday social interaction in which people can usually follow the instructions of other people without losing any sense of will, the hypnosis process seems to have undermined the perception of conscious will. In hypnotic induction, the hypnotist suggests a series of actions, many of which are so harmless that a person does not see difficulties in their fulfillment. Each hypnotist gives instructions, after which the person thinks about the actions and subsequently performs the action. Hypnotist suggestions are …show more content…

People who are hypnotized may be asked to follow some of the instructions that the subjects follow and follow faithfully when awakened from a hypnotic state. I will give two examples. The first example is a hypnotized woman who has been told that after she wakes up from a hypnotic state, take a book from the table and put it on the shelf. She did this obediently. When her hypnotist asked why she did it, she replied that she did not like things to see the unlucky and that the shelf was the right place for the book. Another example involves a hypnotized subject who has been asked to remove the vase from the window, wrap it in a sheet, place it on the couch, and give it three times. After waking up from hypnosis, the subject is doing all this, and when asked why, he said that when he woke up he saw the vase and thought that it was cold, so he wrapped it up and put it on the couch, which was located near the fireplace and drank the vases Because he was pleased with what came to such a great idea. In his psychoanalytic theory, Sigmund Freud presented the idea that people give meaningless reasons to things when their previous intentions were deeply disturbing or hindering. People will conceal the real reasons that are uncomfortable, unbearable, and

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