Category: Mental Perspective

Methods of the mind, morals, superstitions, and techniques

Live by the Word

Facts are surrounded by words

I spend a lot of time reading words, writing words, and thinking in words. And I’ve noticed a peculiar feature which sometimes happens to me. I start following the words of people who are involved in a dispute – both sides – more than I refer back to the actual actions involved. My thought train…

Quirks of Thinking

Edison didn't call unsuccessful tests failures, but finding ways that didn't work

Do you have this quirk of thinking? Have you ever made this error? I’m afraid I have. For yourself, your actions as motivated by reasoning. For others, their actions as caused by personality traits. [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] This error is so common it is named the fundamental attribution error. Fundamental Attribution Error Your mistakes…