Monthly Archives: September 2014

THE BRAIN ATTIC

 A Sherlock Holmes Metaphor Metaphors are among our principle vehicles for understanding. George Lakoff and Mark Johnson The brain attic metaphor is well known to Sherlock Holmes fans. And I believe it is a perfect metaphor for helping me understand … Continue reading

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TO BELIEVE OR NOT TO BELIEVE?

That Is The Question It is said that beliefs are the ties that blind you. Unknown When one man publicly beheads another man, what could be the beliefs behind that behavior? How did he acquire those beliefs? Who or what … Continue reading

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PERCEPTION “WIGGLE ROOM”

Room For Error Perceptions are portraits not photographs. Daniel Gilbert Personal perception, the way a person sees things, may not be the way things are or the way others see things. Kathryn Schulz, in one of my favorite books, Being … Continue reading

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NATURE AND H B

Somehow I wrote this recently. There’s are trees in a meadow and a stream drifting by                                                             Among those trees and in that meadow, there go I There’s a bay by the ocean and a lake way up high                                                                            By that … Continue reading

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