Knowledge… how accurate is it? How safe are you, given the level of knowledge today?

I was looking for pictures for “accurate knowledge” on google… hardly any results. Then I looked for “garbage in garbage out, and I hit the jackpot”… I will put some of the best pictures at the end of this article… they are really funny… But now, let me get to the knowledge article…. OK, here you go:

I am reading Aristotle.

Why? It’s an excellent wake-up call. It knocks you conscious… It has knocked me conscious!

2400 years ago, when Aristotle lived, people, scientists, knew very little about much of anything. They weren’t less inquisitive, they didn’t have less theories, they didn’t argue less. They probably argued more…

They just had theories that are quite ridiculous by today’s standards, knowing what we know today.

Here are a few examples… Be prepared to laugh… Continue reading “Knowledge… how accurate is it? How safe are you, given the level of knowledge today?”

A distinction redraws your map of reality

A distinction is a new way of looking at the world. Really new.

It is also like a framework, like a whole punched into a solid wall… when you look through that hole, what you see is unfamiliar.

You can look at the world and suddenly that distinction starts to show up everywhere.

I was talking about the fixed mindset just now, in the article just published, and suddenly, all these pictures are telling the same story, wholly or partially… something I would never would have guessed without actually looking through the distinction: the hole punched in the wall.

here you go: Continue reading “A distinction redraws your map of reality”