Category Archives: Beliefs

Believing is seeing and seeing is doing.

A SELF-AWARE OBSERVER

Mindful Of HOW You See Objectivity is the subject’s delusion that observing can be done without him.                       Heinz von Forester  The observer is always part of what is observed. You … Continue reading

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THE JOY OF ILLUSION

Fallible Yet Enjoyable Perception   Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Voltaire Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. Albert Einstein Illusion is defined as an erroneous perception of reality. Seeing the sun rise or sun set … Continue reading

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TRUTH TELLING    

Should It Be Required?                                                                         … Continue reading

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FACT CHECKING

In The Mind’s Eye  Every person should have a built-in automatic fact detector operating inside his/her mind’s eye. (To paraphrase Ernest Hemingway’s famous crap detector quote.) Fact and truth are synonyms. Fact checking is a way to verify the truth … Continue reading

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BELIEFS AS BRIDGES

Or Barriers Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you.  Marsha Sinetar All beliefs are not all the same. Some beliefs are positive; some beliefs are negative. Some are dogmatic, some are tentative. Some optimistic, some pessimistic. Some beliefs … Continue reading

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I AM WHAT I THINK

Or Am I? I think, therefore I am. Descartes, 1637  Thinking has been written about for a long time; before and after we studied the brain, the unconscious mind, cognitive biases and the influence of technology. For example: There is … Continue reading

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LOOKING FOR KNOWLEDGE

 Inside An Eco Chamber Of Like-Minded Friends  Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. Daniel Patrick Moynihan  We are now in the world of alternative facts, truthiness, fake news and a growing number of opinionists: … Continue reading

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