The origins of pleasure - Paul Bloom

Why do we like an original painting better than a forgery? Psychologist Paul Bloom argues that human beings are essentialists — that our beliefs about the history of an object change how we experience it, not simply as an illusion, but as a deep feature of what pleasure (and pain) is.

I've added this video because it highlights that working with a person’s pre-conscious, non-conscious, and sub-conscious mind, with their automatic responses, and reactions, in such a manner to as to give authenticity to subjective experience, is important. The concept of warm-up, if used by Paul Bloom in his talk, would make absolute sense to anyone trained in Morenian methods. We warm-up to an original painting in one way and to a reproduction in another way.