Category Archives: Beliefs

Believing is seeing and seeing is doing.

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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A PRACTICAL THEORY

Is This An Oxymoron? Dictionary Definitions Practical: Capable of being used or put into effect; useful.                                                 … Continue reading

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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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