The hope is much, for having gotten this far is to be forewarned and thus forearmed. In that we do well to employ scepticism when listening to a human interlocutor. Because even the best of us are filling in the blanks in our memory.
Read More Our Mind is a Blurry Image of Life
This is why some people will look at a library and see a wealth of opportunity, while others will see the same space and same books and apprehend only barriers to entry or exclusion from a world in which they think they have no part to play.
Read More An Opportunity Afforded
Whether you have something to hide has far more to do with who is looking than what they can see.
Read More The Subjective Nature of ‘Nothing to Hide’
In this context, we do well to reject the bullshitters of this world, but we do our understanding a disservice if we are sceptical to a fault.
Read More Pseudo-Profound Bullshit
One of History's lessons is that once a group is deemed unteachable they will be placed in the category of an ever present threat to the preferred social order.
Read More They Are Teachable
Sit with ambiguity, but be aware of when a seemingly circular conversation is enhancing a definitional understanding and when it is just a group of individuals unable to comprehend ambiguity hoping that a drawn out conversation will nail down the problem.
Read More Response — Sitting with Ambiguity
To determine if the statement is 'true', we don't need to poll everyone — only to understand the category of the statement.
Read More Moxie and the Server
Instead of these three paths, the Fourth Way seeks to provide an alternative in which a student can seek to find a sense of mastery while still living their everyday life.
Read More Fourth Way – Living in Harmony with our Online Presence
Since the earliest days of our evolution on the savanna, our visual and aural senses have been attuned to ignore content.
Read More The Ability To Ignore
A striking feature of Wells' book is the way in which he prefigured 'cancel culture' in the thinking of his fictional social scientist.
Read More Shape of Things to Come
In the vast ignorance of a society absent of sceptical enquiry, evil festers and spreads, like the coming of night, and all foul things come forth.
Read More Skepticism and Wonder
While many will cheer and even demand over correction, given the 'historical injustice,' many questions remain unanswered.
Read More The Problem of Over Correction
I love to give back to those who give so much to me, but sometimes this sucks all my powers of concentration. This is the height of mental indigestion.
Read More The Void
For the ancients, doubting was the end of a lifelong quest for truth. For moderns, it has become the beginning rather than end of speculation.
Read More The Over Consumption of Doubt
Pushing back on unorthodox views has given rise to 'wrongspeak,' 'the things we believe to be true but cannot say,' creating a Media Archipelago.
Read More Media Archipelago
Though it is not clear if this is the poet or the urn speaking, what is clear is that the passage seeks to transcend visual value.
Read More The Perfect Moment
The past, which comes flooding in, transports us to a moment which is both frozen in time and animated by our thinking. 'Oh, the humanity!'
Read More ‘Oh, the humanity!’
At times, writing alone is not action enough to free my thinking from its melancholy trends. In such times I turn to that most lyric of the muses, Euterpe.
Read More Catharsis
The notion that the 'significant symbols,' found in the harmony between the projected and received understanding of the gesture which transports meaning between employee and manager, are not fixed, but are subject to continual recreation allowing infinite flexibility when assessing project planning.
Read More ‘I’ and ‘Me’
Variability in people leads to variability in the anticipated behaviour. In this context there is always a degree of unpredictability in behaviour.
Read More No One Is To Blame For Misbehaviour
In the postmodern age, we are surrounded by more heroes than in a Homeric epic, with football players, life guards and even movie stars being thrown into the mix.
Read More Leadership: A Human Encounter