Critical thinking. A useful skill for choosing what influences us instead of influences choosing us without our awareness. Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Biased Media?
The 1970s think tank, The Bee Gees’ questioned, ‘How deep is your love, how deep is your love?’. Outlined in this piece is a reflective exercise for any curious person to explore this about themselves. Some mixed pop-culture references inside. Continue reading Is it Truman Love? A Thought Experiment
Cognitive empathy: is reason alone enough? Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Empathy Minus Imagination?
Convergent thinking… When there is one right answer. Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Convergent Thinking
What’s your perception of judgement? Do you struggle with your own or others’? Living List: My Judgement is an exploration of what my own judgement tells me about my values. Continue reading Living List: My Judgement
Brain fertiliser: Divergent Thinking. Think of the priest and think of the atheist. List as many similarities between them as you can. Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: The priest and the atheist?
If we’re not judging and shaming the ‘bad’ behaviour out of people, what the hell else are we meant to do? People gotta change dammit!! What if one solution might be the polar opposite of our strongest judgey, shamey impusles… Continue reading Living Lists: Modelling My ‘Bad’ Behaviour 2
SERIOUS QUESTION, GUYS: Did curiosity really kill the cat? Or did it actually make its brains fat? What do you think? Continue reading Curiosity Embryos
Final: Why Does it Matter? Is structured as a secret magic trick* for your own mind and brain to make its own sense and conclusions.
*’secret magic trick’= not secret, magic or tricky just a pretty plainly stated outline of how our brains need time to process their own evidence for motivating decisions and understanding- the only trick is in bringing that intuitively obvious fact into consciousness. Continue reading How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? Part 4: Why does it matter?
An Insider’s Confessions: “I am always listening, caring, and valuing other people for who they are… This person talking to me about their lifelong boating passion is boring… What should I make for dinner? Hang on…” Continue reading How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? 1: An Insider’s Confessions