In school you learn what to think about. This is called 'content'. Your mind is full of content.
Before you went to school you learned what to think with. They would not let you into school before you could already think. What you think with is called 'Thoughtware.'
Thoughtware sets the context of your life, interactions, and possibilities (http://setcontext.strikingly.com).
Where did you get your Thoughtware? From your parents.
Where did your parents get their Thoughtware? From their parents, and so on, for generation after generation.
You are using very outdated Thoughtware.
You have inherited Standard Issue Human Thoughtware.
How often do you upgrade the programs in your smartphone?
How often have you upgraded the Thoughtware in your own mind?
Perhaps you have some Thoughtware upgrading that you would like to do?
Shall we proceed?
Thoughts include ideas, opinions, memories.
Unconsciuos Thoughtware includes beliefs, taboos, constructs, superstitions, rules, conclusions, stories that trigger resentments, old decisions.
Conscious Thoughtwre is made out of distinctions and thoughtmaps.
By thinking about what you did not know you were thinking with, you can discover what you were not aware that you were not aware of.
Experiments to Try!
Experiment: Change a Belief
You probably have unconscious thoughtware beliefs.
The way to change a belief has two steps.
Step One is to recognize and isolate your belief and identify it as a belief.
Step Two is to do experiments to test whether or not your belief is valid.
Since anyone can believe anything about anything, then:
The way to disintegrate a belief is, after you have identified something as a belief, for example to see that "Security is possible," is a belief, then to replace it with direct experience that contradicts your belief.