Tag: humanities

 

Perceptions of perceptions.

Like huh? Well, one can never be 100% sure what others think of you (i.e. me). People basically don’t tell (by words) all of what they think – for umpteen reasons. So I’ve been asking myself what do others really think of me. I cannot be 100% correct either becauseRead More

Bending the rules

This is an exploration of how people interact with rules and regulations. It is largely based on personal observations. Therefore it is subject to all the biases and weaknesses that go with personal observations of the world. What kinds of rules are there? Law (Primary, secondary, delegated legislation, legal regulations).Read More

Idiocy

There are times of course when I cannot punish idiots. On occasion an idiot may punish himself – and not even know it. It’s not as good as actually dishing out the punishment, but sometimes you settle for second best. Case in question? Sure. Person calls a mobile phone fromRead More

Of Rivers and Wild stallions

The unconscious has been explored by Freud and many other psychoanalysts. What this ‘thing’ is, is largely unknown – simply because we cannot hold down the unconscious and look at it. After all it is that which is beyond conscious scrutiny. Yes there are loads of theories on the goingsRead More

What’s the measure of friendship?

It’s a question that’s been on my mind for quite some time. People go “I have many friends…or I only keep a few close friends“. Of course, defining what a friend is, is central to the question. However, friendship is the core issue and someone who maintains a real friendshipRead More

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