It’s possible for the “small voice in your head” to be both your deadliest enemy and biggest ally. It has been known to provide guidance, offer counsel, practice difficult talks, and even remind you to include parmesan in your shopping basket.
Does everyone have an internal monologue? No, in fact it seems the majority do not have an internal dialogue. It was long believed that having an internal monologue was just a characteristic of being human. However, it turns out that isn’t always the case; not everyone thinks about the world in terms of words and sentences.
This thought-provoking concept calls into question the idea that everyone has a natural, internal dialogue. Human beings have been known to have their own thoughts, which are often referred to as their “private speech”, or internal monologue. However, this idea may not be true for all people. Some individuals may not have such a dialogue and instead rely on external sources such as events or other peoples reactions to understand their own feelings.
It is said that only a percentage of the population actually has an internal dialogue and depending on which stats you are looking at it could be anywhere from 10 to 50% of the population that has no internal dialogue.
It is not accurate to say that a lack of internal dialogue or self-reflection necessarily leads to evil acts. People may engage in harmful or unethical behavior for a variety of reasons, including personal, social, and environmental factors. Internal dialogue, or the process of thinking and reflecting on one’s thoughts and actions, can be an important aspect of moral decision-making and self-regulation, but it is not the only factor that determines a person’s behavior.
There is no one-size-fits-all explanation for why people engage in evil acts, and it is important to consider the complex and multi-faceted nature of human behavior. It is also important to recognize that the concept of “evil” is subjective and culturally defined, and may vary from one person to another.