Monthly Archives: October 2013

Thoughts on the different reactions to dehumanization – the different conditions of dehumanization

I have felt a sense of what I always called “dehumanization” for most of my adult life.  As I use it here, dehumanization refers to a sense of ‘not being human’ or ‘not allowed to be human’ or ‘being in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on being a “surplus human” – the importance of self-deception

Recently I recalled a joke I used to make all the time.  Though it was a joke it was actually over a serious thing.  The pattern of thought and ideas that appeared on recalling this joke were sort of interesting. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘organization culture’

The other day I got in a conversation with someone where I spoke of the ‘organization culture’.  This is a culture that has an attitude of organization as part of its qualities.  This attitude is generally ingrained in the way … Continue reading

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A dream about an uncle who wasn’t an uncle – how knowledge makes me sick

“I dreamt that I was somewhere eating lunch with one of my uncles.  I was eating taco’s.  There were three.  As I ate I talked to him about something.  He asked me if I ate a lot of meat which may … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “horror of reality”: awareness unprepared – the ‘awareness/self mismatch’

It seems to me that there often appears a “horror” to reality.  There is a point, I think, where the “fact” of existence is horrifying and terrifying.  It can appear as a sense of terror, anxiety, nervousness, despair, or even confusion.  Often, these … Continue reading

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Response to a reply to my article “Thoughts on the importance of defined sexual roles” – female identity problems and the “politically justified neurosis”

Every so often I receive a reply that cries out for an article.  I received one such reply for my article “Thoughts on the importance of defined sexual roles” that revealed so many issues that they are worth pointing out.  In fact, this reply … Continue reading

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Conceiving the mind and life – “amazement”, the ‘association-centered point of view’, and the enigma of explaining life

Once I was watching a small insect fly about and was amazed that its small neural mass could do such a thing, almost as if it were a miracle.  But, as I looked about I saw many insects flying and … Continue reading

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