The Labyrinth of the Mind: A Journey into the Fascinating World of the Unconscious

Some will be going, “What’s this? What’s he on about this time?!” Tough – this is not a 30 second read for those in a majority, whose minds have been addled by the likes of X (formerly Twitter) and Instagram. Dog to bathe? Clothes to put in the washing machine? You go there and stay … Read more

Faulty analogies

In the following weeks I’ll be doing an exploration of several logical fallacies and errors of thinking. I’m returning to this area because it is a difficult one to recall a taxonomy of categorised fallacies and errors. There are some 300-plus logical fallacies on record. Most people cannot name one. What’s the importance of this? … Read more

Recent new words

I’m always fascinated to learn new words. When I say ‘new’ I mean words that I did not know or use, or words that I had forgotten about. The following is a recent list, which is being updated as I discover new words: Ham-fisted Bucolic Hagiography Obstreperous Rapscallion  Bloviation Skedaddle Sinecure This post is not … Read more

What is mindset?

People use the word ‘mindset‘ fairly often. But what does it mean? Many will now reach for their dictionaries and Google. When I think about how others refer to mindset, I get the impression that they mean the person’s mind is set in a certain way. I think that’s partially true. People use mindset often … Read more

I found it

Well, I know that I do not throw away things that are/were of value to me. I found the book FALLACY: The counterfeit of argument,  in a storage box in my garage today 2022-05-29 around 12:30PM. It means I’ve kept that book for just over 40 years! Snapshots below. It is/was an important book because … Read more