Monthly Archives: December 2015

Thoughts on how imposed belief tends to cause a tendency to delusional thinking

In a conversation, recently, I made an interesting statement: “When a belief system is imposed upon a people there is a tendency for some thinking to become delusional.” I first became aware of this after looking at the “weird” claims coming from the U.S. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘era of cheap scholarship’ and the problem of the ‘institutionalized knowledge system’

Recently, in a conversation, I said some interesting things: I pointed out that, for some time, I have noticed that the scholarship in the last 15-20 years (since about 2000) seemed ‘cheap’, as I described it.  There seemed something ‘amiss’ with … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the different schools of thought in sports

Here’s a thought I had: I have never really been one for sports.  This is not to say that I do not like sports.  I have found that I tend to like sports only under certain conditions.  A lot of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “brutal strip” (an effect of the Mongolian invasions???) and the creation of the “brutal culture” – a cultural reaction to crisis

Here’s a thought I had: I have always speculated that the Mongolian invasions created a tendency for some cultures to develop a brutality that continues to this day. I am no expert on this area and cultures but it sure seems … Continue reading

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More thoughts on intelligence, including the importance of the ‘penetrative quality’

I was thinking about so-called intelligence again.  Here’s some of the thoughts I had: First of all, intelligence, as I use it here, means an ability to “navigate” through things.  In other words, a person who “lacks intelligence” tends to walk as … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘tough guy’ and the creation of the “stick your thumb up your butt” attitude

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I’ve noticed a tendency where guys go from ‘tough guy’ to a “stick your thumb up your butt” attitude.  In other words, the ‘tough guy’ attitude often leads to something that, in a way, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a problem when I was a teenager and its relation with problems of teenagers nowadays

Here’s a thought I had (which is really a continuation of similar themes found in “Some thoughts I had while walking through a University campus: the revulsion in becoming a “systemite” and the “war for humanness”“0: Recently, I was talking to a … Continue reading

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