Category: Humanities

 

Wrestling with patterns

I’ve written before on ‘patterns‘. As I go on I discover more how serious patterns are in our lives. There are of course good patterns and bad patterns. Patterns are not simply what people refer too as ‘habits’. Habits though having patterns of their own, reside within the a deeperRead More

Who is Jordan Peterson – or anybody else?

Jordan Peterson shot into international fame recently, in the last two years especially. So now ‘everybody’ is asking, “Who is Jordan Peterson?” If you (whoever you may be) thinks this post is gonna tell you, then you might as well leap off a cliff right now.  I’m more concerned withRead More

Is justification the root of all evil?

Justification according the Oxford Dictionary means: “The action of showing something to be right or reasonable.” Obama Law GIF from Obama GIFs I’ll start from a position where people know what is ‘right’ from ‘wrong’ – on any particular thing, not necessarily legally wrong. Let me take ‘interpersonal violence’ asRead More

What people thought – the last year.

In the last year I’ve had two most-trusted people reveal contact details for me to third parties without my prior consent. How did this happen: Person A: “thought” that I wouldn’t mind as person X was so trusted by them, a professional and a trustworthy person. Person B: “thought” thatRead More

FOMO, ROMO & JOMO

I’ve been thinking about FOMO for quite some time, in the background of course. Now it’s coming into the foreground. Then there is JOMO, which most people think they know about but know nothing. ROMO people will know about but haven’t attached the mnemonic. People – in general of courseRead More

No time to save time

For this post the use of IT (information technology) includes software and hardware. Key areas of resistance: Human nature factors: fear, laziness, resistance to change. Organisational: lack of resources to provide, lack of awareness, inability to train, too busy – and all human nature factors. I can ‘unpack’ some ofRead More

Why I have no friends

I have written about ‘friends’ before and what friendships mean to me. Since that time I’ve been thinking about this. More recently I attended a conference somewhere in the UK – at which I met people who are friendly. So that got me thinking some more. Just to be clearRead More

Money – Know More, Make More, Give More.

Am I talking about your dreams at night? I am not! This is about people’s aspirations; the things they wish for in their quieter moments – and the things they do not reveal even to their closest (so-called) friends. Just to be clear reading of this blog post and viewingRead More

What’s the obsession?

So you see the video clip – and you see a bunch of people playing some ‘epic’ piece, and like ‘so what?’ And what do I see? I see zillions of chemicals – in chaos – organised – into order – into a creative human effort – their minds synchronizedRead More

Another knock on the door

Well no, they did not come to arrest me. So like again, there is another knock on the door yesterday. I peep out without opening my outer door, to see who’s there. Two females [This does not mean I’m sexist! They actually appeared to be females, and it’s not myRead More

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