Who Do You Listen To

We need to rely on authorities to understand our complex world. There is no denying it; however, let’s make the effort to periodically check the reasonableness of our authorities.

Mental Construction Process

Mental Construction Model

The Mental Construction model (on the left) displays the levels and relationships that our brain and mind use to handle daily life. Let’s start at the base, 3S Imperatives. Satisfaction of material needs (food, water) and Sexual urges are physical urges originating in the earliest organisms (exhibited in our brainstems) and continue to control broad…

Thinking with Probability in Action

We use words as well as numbers to describe different probabilities. E.g. Likely is a high chance, perhaps 80%

Klawans did not conclude that a one in a million mutation had taken place, but rather, assessing the odds of adultery much greater than one in a million, he surmises that one of the partners had a sexual relationship outside the marriage with a person who carried the disease.