Tag Archives: thinking

Clear Headed

There are certain mornings when my perception seems fuzzy and I don’t feel “all there”. Sensing and thinking become sharper after a quick shower and a few sips of coffee. When these are combined with a few minutes outdoors, I … Continue reading

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To Think

I was thinking about thinking the other day. The thoughts arose from the “monkey mind” during informal meditation after being distracted by a barking neighborhood dog. My thoughts meandered into the concept of self. There seems to be an experiencing … Continue reading

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We live on a mostly hostile, but beautiful planet in the hostile but magnificent Universe. It’s wise to remember that nature and the Universe do not have any partiality towards us. Left without out our devices, tools, and shelter, humans … Continue reading

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To Think

We live in a confused society that has mistaken feeling for thinking. This state of being is not only excused, it’s encouraged. It is beneficial for the merchant to encourage our thinking through emotion-based advertising–caring parents buy brand A breakfast … Continue reading

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It’s not uncommon to hear people yearn common sense. In many instances, this desire is understandable because the usual manner of thinking and performing actions allows us to get along and work together socially. On the other hand, it is … Continue reading

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Pondering Mental Analogies And Metaphors

Some of our analogies about thinking and consciousness historically tend to mimic the contemporary technologies of their times. For instance, mechanical automatons were popular in the seventeenth century. The mechanical or clockwork devices performed lifelike tasks for entertainment. Rudimentary manufacturing … Continue reading

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On Second Thought

A year ago, I was presented with the opportunity to purchase my house. I mulled over the pros and cons. At first, I thought it would be smart to turn down the offer and find a newer place to live. … Continue reading

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