Doubt Brings Questions Bring Answers

“We absolutely must leave room for doubt or there is no progress and no learning. There is no learning without having to pose a question. And a question requires doubt. People search for certainty. But there is no certainty. People are terrified: ”how can you live and not know? It is not odd at all. … [Read more…]

Forcing Conclusions

Defining logic to be so broad that any cause/effect is logical rids the usefulness of the term. The idea of removing emotion in favor of logic requires logic, but at this stage there is no inherent reason to favor logic, so the idea is a contradiction. It’s trying to construct the definitions of the premises … [Read more…]

Minimize Regret

How would you act if you were trying to minimize regret? Obviously regret comes not only from action, but to a large degree from inaction. Failing to act for what later are thought to be trivial excuses is certainly regret. So what can you do tomorrow to minimize regret? Seek, don’t shun, opportunity. Opportunity knocks, … [Read more…]

Positive Construct

Tearing down ideas and pointing out problems can only bring so much joy. What is the positive view in the notion of ultimate knowledge agnosticism? One is that by having a base, a clean slate if you will, allows us to throw out the nonsense and reacquire the good with much more precision. Understanding our … [Read more…]