"I'm not weird. I'm just optimized."
This is a rare chance to learn some little-known rationality lore. Proceed cautiously, according to the instructions below.
Before you start, please remember -- never question a technique until you have mastered it. Your weak, human mind is certain to raise objections as you make progress on this path -- but this weakness will be overcome with time. Eventually, the technique will become your second nature, and you will hardly even remember what your life was like before.