Generalizations Cloud Reality – An Exercise to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

Six blind men felt up an elephant and described what  they  personally felt this. Commonly known as the False or Hasty Generalization, Lonely Fact Fallacy or  Statistics of Small Numbers, the blind men drew their conclusions based on a partial sampling of the whole. When you draw a conclusion based on a small sample you are …

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Depth Charged Thinking Gets To The Good Life

With all the broadcasting of terror we face every day, we need to think deeply, but only about what matters. Nature creates and destroys. Nature is embedded in our being, which is why the causes of today and every day violence are deep and tangled and keep violence rooted in human history. Pain or fear …

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False Expectations Appearing Real – Six Tips To Get Real

The roots of violence are deep and tangled, but mostly grounded in pain. We survive pain by fighting, fleeing, or enduring.  Pain can be physical or emotional. False expectations create emotional pain. When the following  facts are not recognized false expectations grow. Life is not fair. Good people often suffer and bad people reap goodness from …

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The Many Layers of Truth

Truth is a many layered thing. What to do? Emotional Fitness Tips Tip one: Doubt what you most passionately believe in. Embrace the idea that passion twists the truth. Tip two: Doubt the passionate beliefs of others. Again, passion twist truth. Tip three: Doubt and at the same time look for the truths that partner with …

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