Category Archives: Advice???

Thoughts on knowledge, opinions, and interpretations – the “systemizing of opinion”, the “learning derby”, personal relevance, opinion as in-the-real-world phenomena, etc.

Here are some thoughts I had: AN ILLUSION OF TRUTH – THE “SYSTEMIZATION OF OPINION” It seems, to me, that most of what is called “knowledge” is nothing but opinion.  That means that all the studies and research are just … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the media – on how media is becoming a new form or avenue of gossip with remarks on how we never really know whats going on despite the media

Recently, I said some interesting things about the media: In response to someone talking about something they heard on the news I said ” . . . and you assume that its true?  You never assume anything the media says … Continue reading

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Thoughts on relaxation . . . to rejuvenation . . . to contemplation

Here’s a thought I had: I have been putting great emphasis on relaxing recently.  I feel that it is very important and healthy and can lead to deeper things.  Because of this, I tend to have certain viewpoints about it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the growing problem of opinions

Here’s a thought I had: I was talking to someone recently who said, “just google it”.  They were more or less saying that “whatever google says is right”.  To me, this shows a growing problem nowadays.  Basically, with the internet, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on feeling stupid the older we get – revealing the illusion of youth with remarks concerning the “older self”

Here’s a thought I had: As I get older I feel more stupid.  Sometimes, I feel the most stupidest person in the world.  I feel as if I don’t know anything and have never understood anything.  In some respects, it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on being wary as a result of electronic gadgetry

In a recent conversation I stated something interesting: I said that we have to be very wary of everything nowadays.  Much of this is caused by all this electronic gadgetry.  In a way, it has made us more vulnerable than ever.  Basically, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on habit and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: As I grow older I can see that habit is an increasing problem.  I find it hard to stop habits and it seems to make me “rigid”.  When I look out at older people I … Continue reading

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