Who is Stupid?
As some will know, I have conversations with an imaginary character called Stupid. I haven’t explained much about Stupid before now. How did this character develop? Over the years I’ve heard so many stupid utterances from people, that I have had to expect what ‘people’ in general will say inRead More
Proof positive that I speak in a foreign language.
This is England. They speak English over here. It is the national language. I live in England. I grew up speaking English in another land. It’s my only language. I then spend over 30 years living in England speaking the English I knew from another land (that was an EnglishRead More
What is thinking?
In other posts I’ve looked into various errors of thinking. However, I have not actually looked deeply enough into what thinking is. So I’m thinking about thinking. Most people think that, “It’s what humans do.” Some also think that animals think. I’ve often wondered about that because I’ve seen catsRead More
Your deceptive mind
Just in case – I am not referring to any known person’s mind! This post is inspired by the book Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills – Course Guidebook by Dr Steven Novella. Nothing in this post refers to any identifiable individual, except where explicitly stated.Read More
The nature of the flow of thought
An unusual individual has given free-willing consent to publishing this conversation. Some will be obsessed with XY’s and JS’s characteristics, identities and when all this happened – which is to miss other important things in this conversation. Human thought/thinking is a sequence of ideas and assertions using language. Its flowRead More