Not Grand Enough

 

220px-William_James_b1842cWilliam James, the “grandfather” of American psychology, once said: “We add both to the subject and to the predicate part of reality” and “[that] enhance[s] the universe’s total value.”  

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Mind is a Leg

Mindfulness meditations show that the mind moves, just like the body.  Rodolfo Llinas, a neuroscientist and author of I of the Vortex: from Neurons to Self offers a framework that helps make sense of this movement (2002). 

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Paper Tigers

tigercrpdPeople, in general, and habitually angry people, in particular, tend to take things personally. There is a reason for this: fundamental attribution error (FAE).  Taking things personally is a form of survival-oriented meaning-making. 

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