Category Archives: Beliefs

Believing is seeing and seeing is doing.

THE INNER JOURNEY

And Its Subjective Transitions The only journey is the journey within. Rainer Maria Rilke  It is said that life is a journey, not a destination. It could also be said that life is an inner journey with inner transitions along … Continue reading

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DECIDING HOW TO DECIDE

Isn’t What It Used To Be  Or is it? I have been advising about the decision making process since my first publication in 1962. This was my theory “by the book” and very rational. It was the accepted theory of … Continue reading

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THE INTERSECTION OF SEEING AND BELIEVING

A Place Where The Eye And The Mind Meet  The eye sees in things what it looks for and it looks for what is already in the mind.                   Motto of The Scientific … Continue reading

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ON BEING FAIRLY CERTAIN

And Partly Open-Minded Its no good being absolutely certain unless you happen to be right.   Ashleigh Brilliant My theme song has been positive uncertainty. The definition of words has frequently been an issue. In writing, different interpretations of language often … Continue reading

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OLD DOGMA

No New Tricks You can’t teach an old dogma new tricks. Dorothy Parker The reason you can’t teach an old dogma new tricks is because dogma feels so good. Why change when being certain feels so comfortable? Dogma is truly … Continue reading

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BELIEFS MATTER

 They Determine What We Do We prefer to believe what we prefer to be true. Francis Bacon It seems to me that beliefs are the biggest problem in the world today. Our beliefs become behavior; what we decide to do … Continue reading

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DECISION MAKING BY THE BOOK

Or By The Seat Of The Pants By the book: Strictly according to the rules; exactly following procedure. By the seat of the pants:  Based on experience, instinct or guesswork,  rather than a plan or method. Decision making isn’t what it used to be. … Continue reading

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