- 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
As I have written about before, if you want to base your worldview on a solid foundation, you must center your beliefs around logical reasoning. This post is furthering the search for and analysis of certain truths. (See here and … Continue reading
I have a pet peeve. When people say, “I just feel like this is true.”, I want to slap them. Who cares about your feeling? Whether or not you feel a certain way has no bearing on whether or not … Continue reading
Two methods of reasoning: deduction and induction. If you want to have sharp critical thinking skills, you must understand the difference between these two. It isn’t too difficult to understand, and the benefits are enormous. Example #1: Inductive reasoning. A: … Continue reading
Abraham Lincoln was a bad president? FDR made the depression worse? Ronald Reagan was not a fiscal conservative?! That sounds like revisionism to me! And we all know, that word is bad! When Socrates challenged dogma, he was killed. When … Continue reading
We are rational beings. Few things make less sense. Three questions: Question 1: What is rationality? Put “reason” in perspective. On one tiny speck in the universe, there are little creatures who walk around and discern “right” from “wrong”. What … Continue reading
People are filled with angst and confusion. There are a million things whirling around our heads at any given moment, overwhelming us. Fear not. There is an insightful reason why humans are so overwhelmed all the time. It is because, whether … Continue reading
(To see the related destruction of theism, go here) If you read the de-conversion stories of atheists, many started losing their faith in religion and the supernatural because they realized the universe seems to function without divine intervention. If you … Continue reading
We are told it is a waste of time to ponder the meaning of life. We’re supposedly never going to find it. Three questions: Question 1: Why live? We didn’t choose to be born. Why continue existing? Fear of the … Continue reading