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Reason and the ability to use it are two separate skills

To be fluent in a language means not only that you can understand it, but that you can speak it competently. Competency in the language does not necessarily make it your first language. It may be your second, or third. … Continue reading

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Toxic

Water is vital, essential, and wonderful. When not treated with proper respect, water can kill you. So is water healthy or is it toxic?

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When Fiction is Truer than Non-Fiction

“Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson We could leave it there and be done, or we could parse that out a bit more. Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris and Brett Weinstein discussed the idea of a metaphorical truth. … Continue reading

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What if angels were never told what they are?

Here’s a thought experiment about angels…

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Super Human extended excerpt: Save Lily

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Snowflakes Bring a Christmas Message: This is God

Merry Christmas! 🎄 What do snowflakes ❄️ have to do with God?

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Chaos, Negative Emotions, and Creativity

Those nasty negative emotions. If only we could just do away with them, right? But they have value, and they show up more in creative (right-brained) thinkers. Here’s why they are both valuable and in larger quantity in creative types, … Continue reading

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Redefining Reality in Six Minutes

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How to Uncover Your Weaknesses

Identifying and addressing your weaknesses is as much a cornerstone of solid self-improvement as is identifying and expanding your strengths.

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Competency Matrix

In my all-time most viewed post, Serotonin and Social Status, I inquired as to whether there are mindsets that protect us from societal influences on serotonin levels. Five years later I finally attempt to answer that question with Does Competency-Awareness Drive Serotonin Levels? Jordan … Continue reading

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