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The Power of Unbecoming, Apophasis and Wei Wu Wei – Empower Yourself to Change, and Change the World!

New Years brings a focus on change. Doing something new. But, what if there was actually more power, not in doing something new, but in stopping to do something old that you are currently doing? There are many injustices, wrongdoings and immoralities in the world. Many things that are wrong are being supported by many of us, even if we’re […]

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Can we handle the full freedom and responsibility of anarchy? Not yet… but we can learn to!

If you just take people who are conditioned into a certain way of living, and expect them to change and function a different way, without teaching them and helping them “unlearn what they have learned”, as Yoda says, then it’s not going to work too well. Giving people complete freedom, without the knowledge and responsibility developed… does not produce a […]

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Learn from Falsity

Interacting with other people allows us to see what they do and say. People will show you their falsity, which allows you to think about and analyze things that contrast, and develop a greater degree of understanding about certain aspects of reality, such as psychology for instance. It also enables us to understand and see more of ourselves and the […]

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Until we get it, we just don’t get it… truth takes time, I learned that reality

I talk about things. I tend to do a decent job of explaining them. Yes, more elaborate, in depth and precise explanations can be given. I’m referring to my original work that deals with deeper subject matter. Naturally, since I only briefly explain or define some aspects of reality, some people don’t understand. I can’t explain hours of prerequisite knowledge […]

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Barriers to Change: Fear, Being a Victim, and Not Saying No is Automatically Saying Yes

Letting a problem continue, by not saying anything, does not help yourself. It can even harm your self-interest in the long run. Being a victim doesn’t help your situation. If you’re not against a certain something, then you’re supporting it by the default of letting it stand. You let it continue by supporting it by not trying to stop it. […]

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Anthropomorphism – Cognitive Biases (Pt.5)

Anthropomorphism and personification is taking qualities, aspects, characteristics, properties and attributes of human consciousness (thoughts, emotions, intentions, behavior) or physical forms (body, face, eye), and applying them to non-human entities, real or imagined. Anthropomorphism is seen in recent and older children’s animated movies, children literature, comics, sci-fi, other fiction, and all the way back to ancient mythologies. Anthropomorphism has been […]

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The Origin and Future of Economics – Time, Attention and the Attention Economy

The word economics is related to management. But management of what? Is it only concerning the management of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services? Or is there more to the word economics? Etymology Here are some etymological origins of the word economy: from Greek oikonomikos, oikonomia “household management” from oikos “house, abode, dwelling” + nomos “manage, custom, law, […]

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Who Are You? Who We Are, Know Thyself – Psychology (Pt.1)

Do you know thyself? Would you agree that you are an individual self? I am myself. You are yourself. We are each ourselves. Individual aspects of reality each have an identity. This is part of philosophical metaphysics and categories of being to understand characteristics, aspects, attributes, properties and qualities of what ‘is’ in reality. In the Trivium Methodology, this is […]

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