Thinking in Organisms to Facilitate Personal Growth

I'm a big fan of metacognition i.e. thinking about thinking, or an awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes. This includes knowledge about when and how to use particular strategies for learning or problem-solving. Discovering and exploring new thinking strategies can expose a lot of "faults" in our mental processes. When I say faults … Continue reading Thinking in Organisms to Facilitate Personal Growth

How The Illusion of Us vs. Them is Making You Stupid

Dear reader, this one might piss you off. Please suspend your judgement for a few minutes and read the whole thing. Here we go. 😀 I'll use a simple analogy to illustrate both a person's belief system (how you think this reality works) and perceptual filters (what you can see and how you see it). To … Continue reading How The Illusion of Us vs. Them is Making You Stupid