Tag: decision-making

 

Not for simpletons – complexity

Sure – it’s another book; available on Scribd. Did say people who read this have to buy it? I did not. This post was in draft form for several months before publication today.  Book review – this is not. Over the last 9 months. I’ve been studying cognitive and conativeRead More

Calm detachment – four ends of the rope

Lots of people make decisions that are driven by emotions, and wrapped in emotion.  Just to be clear, I’m not saying that such decisions are necessarily wrong. It is well known from Damasio’s research that emotions are an activator of some sort. Whilst emotions can drive actions and decisions, decision-makingRead More

What’s in the Bhagavad Gita?

Most Westerners will not have heard of the Bhagavad Gita or even read anything from it, or about it. If I then say, “It’s a Hindu text,” that then leads a proportion of Westerners to go, “Never heard of it.. I’m a Christian.. I don’t have time for this.” Brilliant!Read More

The Matrix – welcome to the unreal world

For those who don’t like Sci-Fi, kindly move on NOW! I’m not giving time to grumbles. I began looking at older Sci-Fi films recently, as I’m fed up with modern Sci-Fi and other films that just lack an interesting story line. Passengers was one exception. The Matrix was a blockbusterRead More

Is the future real?

The word ‘future’ has important meaning to human beings. I’m not about to do a thesis on what the word ‘future’ means. Look up for estimated reading time, if you have a dog to bathe. And I’m not interested in whether any particular reader has a dog or not! DefinitionRead More

Fallacy: Relative Privation

As usual this is triggered by my interactions in the background, with one or two who are gluttons for punishment – with exceptionally thick callouses on their backs! 😂 Oh yes – the beatings over the years has caused this. Obviously they derive some ‘masochistic’ pleasure from this! Just toRead More

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