Category: Thinking in Daily Life

Thinking in Daily Life takes many skills and we hone some of the many skills we share.

Philosophy and Science

I knew that ‘Principles of Psychology’ by William James was an important book in psychology. He takes philosophical ideas about mentality and transitions them into psychological ideas that can be tested. Since I often see disputes that hinge on the difference between philosophic vs. scientific approaches, I thought it worth noting how one important section…

Black-and-White Thinking

When I say something online, I have more than once seen it attacked by a logical equivalency which is only true if you believe everything is black-or-white. For instance, my statement: The US should not be an ostrich and ignore events in Yemen. Reinterpreted and attacked as: The US should bomb Yemen because of events…