- A Dialogue about the Mind
- Intellectual Pomposity
- What is insanity? What is the standard of sanity? Are the close-minded insane?
- Which comes first: head or heart?
- Why ideas control your life
- Three a week: Spirituality
- Precise Communication: Concrete or Abstract? Even possible?
- Three a week: Education
- Three a week: Ideation
- Three a week: Definitions
Tag Archives: how to think critically
The Preface: James: I’ve been worrying about my mind, Stanley. Stanley: Oh no. For what reason? James: I don’t think it has the power I once thought it did. Stanley: What do you mean? James: Well, I used to … Continue reading
I’d like to address a certain pet-peeve of mine. Like many of my other pet-peeves, it is a methodological mistake: intellectual pomposity. No, I am not talking about that guy who is convinced he’s right regardless of what other people … Continue reading
I have always been fascinated with so-called “crazy” people. That guy on the sidewalk with the guitar every Sunday morning yelling about how Jesus was actually the devil. Serial killers who are literally obsessed with killing – something so horrifying … Continue reading
The whole world revolves around ideas. Every decision you make is because of your ideas. In fact, all human action throughout history – every uttered word, every daily choice, every conscious movement – is directed by the ideas and beliefs … Continue reading
I am a fan of precise communication. Big time. However, I wonder how accurately humans really communicate. You understand these words, right? No problem. Well, let’s examine that a little deeper (it might seem tedious, but hang in there): The … Continue reading
It is difficult to think of anything more important than education. Three questions: Question 1: Why education? Humans have to balance a lot of things in their lifetime. Should we spend time getting educated, enjoying our family and friends, learning … Continue reading
This post is about contradictions, and this post is not about contradictions. Three questions: Question 1: Why do contradictions sound alluring? “They went to a world where 2 became 3, where good became evil, and hot was cold.” Ooooooh! How … Continue reading
It is easy to take in information. Just open your eyes and ears. We are bombarded with data and information virtually all day, everyday. You can be filled up and brimming with facts in no time. I have written about … Continue reading