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What is This Drive to Convince? … to be right???

August 21, 2018


    “The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before […]

How do we know that we know what we know?

January 23, 2018


In a world full of people saying with such gusto, “I’m right and therefore you are wrong,” how do we know what we know? Why do we know what we know? What does it matter? “Each of us creates a picture of our world by connecting a dozen or so of the trillions of dots […]

quibbling facts or digesting truth: my path of the amoeba

April 1, 2017


If a person says that my statement is judgmental, isn’t THAT being judgmental? Am I being judgmental by asking this question??? Why do we so often judge others and their ideas? What do we fear? Why do we need to set things straight right then and right there? What is true anyway? Well, it depends […]

knowing and unknowing; truth and untruth

March 4, 2017


There is no authentic knowing outside of the context of relationship. Without direct experience, “truth” loses its integrity. Since truth with direct experience is subject to interpretation (or possible fallacy), Then truth without direct experience is little more than hearsay (or possible heresy). “If your knowledge of fire has been turned to certainty by words […]

Don’t give advice unless you are asked

March 29, 2016


* Don’t give advice unless you are asked PLEASE. Offer advice ONLY when you are asked. ALWAYS in real life but also in social media. That’s the way life works! * Don’t give advice unless you are asked I am weary of argumentation, opinionation, being right – making wrong. If we seek to live in […]