Monthly Archives: November 2018

PASSIVE PERCEPTION

 Not Paying Attention Intentionally     Out of necessity we learn to run on auto-pilot, paying attention mechanically and passively most of the time. This underscores the need to pay attention deliberately and voluntarily, thereby liberating our awareness from robotic activity, Daniel … Continue reading

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TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCE

Opinions And Facts Both Have Results  Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.                                             … Continue reading

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CONFIRMATION BIAS

The Most Common Cognitive Bias  Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true. Francis Bacon Many years ago Francis Bacon gave a good definition of confirmation bias, if you can forgive his male dominance language. Or how about … Continue reading

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HOW MANY TIMES

Can They Pretend They Don’t See? The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind.  Bob Dylan How many times must a president tell a lie, before we know he isn’t truthful? How many times must a president display incompetence, … Continue reading

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