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How to understand one's own experience of reality and that of the Other(s).

Preparation for game: develop a Secret Identity Card, a Secret Personality Card, Secret Psyche card, whatever but secret...for when someone guesses this card (perhaps Warrior Secret Identity Card), with its subsequent combination (a series of set prompts for answer or question and then 5 blank Super Secret prompts or ideas, or colors, or pictures, or moments, or whatever that you choose) one can say that guesser understands him/her/it self to whom the guesser guesses these things.

Stage One: Morality Experiences

Ideas of right or wrong in context of situations lived out. One only speaks of what he/she has done and how that act was right or wrong or what not.

Stage Two: Overcoming Suffering

Ideas of suffering both mental and physical.
Ideas of suffering due to change and conditions.
How are these things overcome?

Stage Three: Develop Secret gestures......Stage Four.....Stage Five.....

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    Gail .

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    Jul 15 2012: I think that a valuable game would be
    1. Morality: here you decide what you believe. You can opt for pro-life, but then be prevented from taking any action that kills anyone or anything. You will either starve to death or invent chemical food and ways to transcend the need for war, or you can change your belief system to allow more options in the game.

    Most people are not aware of what their beliefs are - so many are conflicted (ie: I like capitalism but don't like economic systems that create poverty in order for some to have wealth. If you like capitalism, you cannot be pro-life because capitalism - when it comes to health - is provably very destructive)

    The goal is to overcome suffering, because though challenges are ever-present, suffering is always an option. When beliefs no longer contain errors, conflicts, or contradictions, suffering ends.
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    Jul 16 2012: There was once a psychologist who got tired of subconsious motivations and Freud etc. He advised us that if we wanted to know something about someone - just ask!


    Addition: This question fascinated me and I pondered it on a long walk. Here is the result: I am convinced that many people would really like to know what life is like for others so they try to mentally trace their steps. Unfortunately, you cannot get the experience when you walk their steps in your own shoes. You have to see if you can even do it in theirs to gain more.
  • Jul 16 2012: I LOVE it.

    How about this:
    The empathy game!
    One person interviews each player individually with 4 questions about such things as morals and ethics, as well as prejudices, values, and closed-mindedness.

    The 5 people all get asked the same 4 questions. Their responsibility is to create a character that has his or her own values, and answer the questions as that character. Each player also writes a short bio for their character. Then, the interviewer comes up with random names for the characters. He or she reads each bio, then asks the questions of the players. They guess from 3 possible answers listed by the interviewer. They remain anonymous as to who their characters where until the end. Each question is worth one point. The player with the most points once each character has been done wins.