Mathematics

If we do what we like doing, we are immediately rewarded by the pleasure of doing it. If we do what we don’t like doing the reward must come later.

It is a mathematical law and all life is mathematics. ~G

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  1. Doing things for a reward and linking the deeds to rewards is to do with “depending” on others or society as a whole or own “values”. It is also to do with having “buttons” which other people can press. Pleasing others or our own “right-wrong” prejudices is seen as a reward far too often. I got little respect to rewards. If things need doing, whatever the emotional outcome for me I would just do. “Moods” and “pleasures” eventually go, the dry essence is – the material impact left from my act and objective added value. People react badly to that simplicity. They are spoiled by others pleasing them, rewarding or punishing. Reward-dependence brings the Pavlov dog picture. If I am not salivating in expectation of a familiar reward, why would I use such mechanism to stimulate others? It seems manipulative and secondary. They would “like” doing things for that emotional rewards, not because that is something they truly wanted to do.

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