House of Ideology
VII. Ideas, Ideology and
thoughts, beliefs and expectations about existence. An ideology is a body of ideas
that reflects the needs and aspirations of an individual, group, class or culture.
Ideologues are individuals who devote great amounts of energy, space, and time in life to
the task of becoming an authority on an ideology. My ideology reflects my need and aspiration
to achieve and maintain health and happiness.
psychologists, I intend to modify my thoughts, beliefs and expectations about existence
to reduce psychological stress in an effort to improve health. Unlike some health
psychologists, I intend to expand the scope of my efforts; to modify thoughts, beliefs, and
expectations about existence; beyond the domain of truth and knowledge of
theory based on
scientifically reproducible discovery; into what is possible within the realm of myth and
fantasy based on mystery. From what is possible, I intend to imagine a framework of myth
and fantasy based on mystery that enables me; to produce the most optimistic
thoughts, beliefs and expectations about the existence of one totality. I think,
believe and expect that from the production of the most optimistic thoughts, beliefs and
expectations about the existence of one totality; will follow powerful emotional responses
of joy, faith and love. With these powerful emotional responses of joy,
faith and love, I intend to balance powerful emotional responses of sorrow, fear, and anger that
the scientifically reproducible discovery of the impending disease and death of
my seed body. Emotional responses can produce physiological responses that adversely or
beneficially affect our health. Maybe powerful emotional responses of joy, faith and love
will help produce beneficial physiological responses of health.