What people do to other people
What a week! ‘Everybody’ likes to think that they would treat others as they would themselves. Normally, that includes kindness and sensitivity etc. However, my observations over they years is that this does not happen ‘all the time’. I haven’t done a statistical survey of it nor do I intendRead More
New year approaches but not much changes
I’m not one for wishing people “Merry Xmas” and “Happy New Year” etc. I need no lecture from anyone on how to be kind, civil, mannerly, respectful of others, and how to keep up appearances. The changes in the last few years about sending cards and wishing others ‘this’ andRead More
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
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