Thursday, September 28, 2006
Sunday, September 24, 2006
This is a truism. This is a falsehood. A falsehood is not the opposite of a truism.
Simple statements are easily profound because they invite deeper engagement to lend them gravity. And truths are often simple.
We know that all that glitters is not gold but parsimony has proven utility which is why we need, consciously, to guard against it.
Appearances are everything.
We react to aggression and fear automatically with deeply ingrained biological responses. They are faster and more immediate than anything related to conscious thought.