Long ago; over 30 years in fact, I realised that self-deception is a major hindrance to clear and good thinking. I recognised that humility is a key 'antidote' to self-deception and implicit bias. What is implicit bias? Wikipedia (Implicit stereotype) says: "An implicit bias, or implicit stereotype, is the unconscious attribution of particular qualities to a member of a … [Read more...] about Self Deception Is Common. Test Yourself For Implicit Bias.
I don't watch many videos online because of the time involved, however this 10 minute one caught my eye. Whether or not one agrees with him, Pat Condell is an extremely clever thinker with excellent oratory and public speaking skills. This video is about the criminal migrant element in Europe. I shared this with you today partly because the video is an excellent … [Read more...] about Commentary On A Highly Evocative Contemporary Thinking Issue
Before I start; some notes: Some mental health issues are due to brain damage or other physical causes - this article does not apply to those. The commentary in this article uses an example of a man who drowned a cat and is not aimed at that specific case - the article is general in nature. The article will be confronting to some people, especially those of a … [Read more...] about I’m Tired Of People With Mental Health Issues Using Them as Excuses For Evil
Subconscious mind conditioning can be an extremely dangerous thing... ...not just to you, but to others, including those whom you love - well... those you are supposed to/claim to love. Take a look at this article: Teenage girl, 15, and her 18-year-old boyfriend killed by train while holding hands in suicide pact 'because they couldn't be together for cultural … [Read more...] about Cultural Conditioning Can Cause Death
Hate and religion are often (usually it seems) synonymous. Modern life shows us that. Nothing new there though; it's been like this for centuries. Here we read of how Christianity was heavily involved in he deaths of 20 million people in China during the 19th century: Internally, the Taiping Rebellion (1851–1864) - a quasi-Christian religious movement led by … [Read more...] about Another Word For Religion Is Often Hate. We Need More Spirituality.