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TipsForSuccess: Paradise on Earth


Paradise on Earth

What do you automatically "postulate" with others? (Postulate: to assume, assert or decide something is true; a prediction. For example, if you are sure you will exercise today, you postulate that you will exercise today.)

What do you postulate for others? Think of three people at your work. What do you hope or postulate for each? Do you hope they succeed? Fail? Stay out of your way? Do just a little worse than you?

When someone accidentally upsets you, what do you postulate for them? For example, a car cuts in front of you, scares you and makes you slam on your brakes. What do you postulate? That the driver has a rotten day? That the driver gets a speeding ticket?

When you look at strangers in a store, what do you think of them? What do you postulate? For example, when you see an overweight person, do you think, "What a lazy slob. I expect he will never be successful."

If you see a teenager covered with tattoos, what do you think? "She coordinates the colors of her arm tattoo nicely with her shoes. She'll go far." Or maybe you think, "What a slut! She'll end up in jail."

Did you know that your beliefs and postulates for others affects you?

In an article from November 26, 1954, L. Ron Hubbard wrote,

"Sit down at a public place where many people are passing by and simply postulate into them, above them, around them, perfection--no matter what you see. Do this person after person as they walk by you or around you, doing it quietly and to yourself."

"This is simply a demonstration of a fact that he who lives believing wrong of all his fellow men lives, himself, in hell.

"The only difference between paradise on Earth and hell on Earth is whether or not you believe your fellow man worthy of receiving your friendship and devotion." -- L. Ron Hubbard

Give it a try today and see if Earth suddenly becomes a little more like paradise for you.

Try it with the people you know as well.

Make a decision that your family members will all be happy and healthy.

Create hope that your friends and former friends will reach their goals.

Postulate that each of your coworkers are productive and well-paid.

With each person you meet today, postulate their success.

And each time a driver cuts you off on the road, wish him or her a nice day.


Copyright © 2006 All rights reserved. Grateful acknowledgment is made to L. Ron Hubbard Library for permission to reproduce selections from the copyrighted works of L. Ron Hubbard.

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