MIND

~ DYDTGTAOPWDNEAOT? ~ Do You Desire To Gain The Approval Of People Who Do Not Even Approve Of Themselves? ~ Marcus Aurelius ~ Meditations ~ 161-180

~ KIP ~ Knowledge Is Power ~ Francis Bacon ~ New Instrument ~ 1620

~ W-TW-NTUIP ~ Without – The Whole – No True Understanding Is Possible ~ Friedrich Schleiermacher ~ Hermetics And Criticism ~ 1838

~ DTRH ~ Down The Rabbit Hole ~ Lewis Carroll ~ Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland (Alice In Wonderland) ~ 1865

~ SOC ~ Stream Of Consciousness ~ William James ~ The Principles Of Psychology ~ 1899

~ B-WYWGS-WOC-EYSLGTY ~ But – When You Wear Green Spectacles – Why Of Course – Everything You See Looks Green To You ~ The Wizard Of Oz ~ Lyman Frank Baum ~ The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz ~ 1900

~ NOSD ~ Narcissism Of Minor Differences ~ Sigmund Freud ~ Civilization And Its Discontents ~ 1930

~ CG-M-GSOTMLACW ~ Cheap Grace – Means – Grace Sold On The Market Like A Cheapjack’s Wares ~ Dietrch Bonhoeffer ~ The Cost Of Discipleship ~ 1943

~ DT ~ Doublethink ~ George Orwell ~ 1984 ~ 1948

~ SFP ~ Self-Fulfilling Prophecy ~ Robert Merton ~ Social Theory And Social Structure ~ 1949

~ OFIGWWHMAWM-T-WWHNAWS-WALDWWLMT-T-WWSTLBOT ~ Our Frustration Is Greater When We Have Much And Want More – Than – When We Have Nothing And Want Some – We Are Less Dissatisfied When We Lack Many Things – Than – When We Seem To Lack But One Thing ~ Eric Hoffer ~ The True Believer ~ 1951

~ TTHOTMINPILV-B-ITLMOOE ~ The True History Of The Mind Is Not Preserved In Learned Volumes – But – In The Living Mental Organism Of Everyone ~ Carl Jung ~ Psychology And Religion ~ 1962

~ PITFOOATIWWAC ~ Psychosis Is The Final Outcome Of All That Is Wrong With A Culture ~ Jules Henry ~ Culture Against Man ~ 1963

~ WBWWB ~ We Become What We Behold ~ Marshall McLuhan ~ Understanding Media ~ 1964

~ TDTMPIOTP-TMCIUTAFOTAC ~ The Deeper The Mind Penetrates Its Own Thought Processes – The More Clearly It Understands That All Forms Of Thinking Are Conditioned ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti ~ Think On These Things ~ 1964

~ TIMS-ID-M-WH ~ This Is My Secret – I Don’t – Mind – What Happens ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti ~ Think On These Things ~ 1964

~ IAYHIAH-ESTLLAN ~ If All You Have Is A Hammer – Everything Starts To Look Like A Nail ~ Abraham Maslow ~ The Psychology of Science ~ 1966

~ L-I-ODTAA-I-TSDTAAA ~ Life – Isn’t – One Damn Thing After Another – It’s – The Same Damn Thing Again And Again ~ Joseph Campbell ~ Myths To Live By ~ 1972

~ IT-BM-TA-MP-IT-E[M]-TAAF ~ In The – Beginner’s – Mind – There Are – Many Possibilities – In The – Expert’s [Mind] – There Are A Few ~ Shunryu Suzuki ~ Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind ~ 1973

~ IYAFYL-TAY ~ Argue For Your Limitations – And – Sure Enough – They’re Yours ~ Richard Bach ~ Illusions ~ 1977

~ FAE ~ Fundamental Attribution Error ~ Lee Ross ~ The Intuitive Psychologist And His Shortcomings ~ 1977

~ D-ITROB-SFOTS ~ Depression – Is The Result Of Being – Separated From One’s True Self ~ Alice Miller ~ For Your Own Good ~ 1983

~ D-ITEO-HF ~ Dogma – Is The Enemy Of – Human Freedom ~ Saul Alinsky ~ Rules For Radicals ~ 1989

~ PD ~ Psychic Disorder ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi ~ Flow ~ 1991

~ WYFIRWYTYF-IIWYLTF ~ What You Fear Is Rarely What You Think You Fear – It Is What You Link To Fear ~ Gavin De Becker ~ The Gift Of Fear ~ 1997

~ WASTTIPOIB ~ We’re All Susceptible To The Irresistible Pull Of Irrational Behavior ~ Ori Brafman + Rom Brafman ~ Sway ~ 2001

~ ED ~ Extraordinary Delusions ~ Duncan Watts ~ Six Degrees ~ 2003

~ PMBFDNAW ~ People Motivated By Fear Do Not Act Well ~ Mark Kurlansky ~ Nonviolence ~ 2006

~ DBEYT ~ Don’t Believe Everything You Think ~ Thomas Kida ~ Don’t Believe Everything You Think ~ 2006

~ WO ~ We Oversimplify ~ Thomas Kida ~ Don’t Believe Everything You Think ~ 2006

~ WSTC ~ We Seek To Confirm ~ Thomas Kida ~ Don’t Believe Everything You Think ~ 2006

~ WPSTS ~ We Prefer Stories To Statistics ~ Thomas Kida ~ Don’t Believe Everything You Think ~ 2006

~ WRATROCACIL ~ We Rarely Appreciate The Role Of Chance And Coincidence In Life ~ Thomas Kida ~ Don’t Believe Everything You Think ~ 2006

~ WCMOW ~ We Can Misperceive Our World ~ Thomas Kida ~ Don’t Believe Everything You Think ~ 2006

~ DICACTTA ~ Dates In Calendar Are Closer Than They Appear ~ Karen Linamen ~ Only Nuns Change Habits Overnight ~ 2008

~ PIP-YASWYLF-T-TFROPI-BCWYLF-BYWFI ~ Perception Is Projection – You Always See What You Look For – Thus – The First Rule Of Perception Is – Be Careful What You Look For – Because You Will Find It ~ Robert Holden ~ Be Happy ~ 2009

~ THMIBTTITO-N-IT-MOHMCFLTASOOL-ASTWTTO-AT-CAFOOM ~ The Human Mind Is Built To Think In Terms Of – Narratives – In Turn – Much Of Human Motivation Comes From Living Through A Story Of Our Lives – A Story That We Tell To Ourselves – And That – Creates A Framework Of Our Motivation ~ Akerlof + Shiller ~ Animal Spirits ~ 2009

~ S-LI-TM-RTA-TE ~ Sanity – Lies In – The Middle – Rather Than At – The Extremes ~ Paul Collier ~ The Plundered Planet ~ 2010

~ BCF-TEFTBF ~ Beliefs Come First – The Explanations For The Beliefs Follow ~ Michael Shermer ~ The Believing Brain ~ 2011

~ RB ~ Rational Bubble ~ Peter Bernstein ~ Capital Ideas Evolving ~ 2011

~ HEIITDCWTAN ~ How Easy It Is To Draw Connections Where There Are None ~ Douglas Rushkoff ~ Present Shock ~ 2013

~ TWOBAIISTTW-W-TO-T ~ The Way Our Brains Act Is Infinitely Sensitive To The Way – We – Their Owners – Think ~ Maria Konnikova ~ Mastermind ~ 2013

~ OIWI-EITAIDAA-K-IASW ~ Overconfidence Increases With Information – Even If The Additional Information Doesn’t Actually Add – Knowledge – In A Significant Way ~ Maria Konnikova ~ Mastermind ~ 2013

~ Y-MSRI-F ~ Your – Most Scarce Resource Is – Focus ~ Jeff Walker ~ Launch ~ 2014

~ IWFCBRP-EWTNA ~ Impressions We Form Can Be Remarkably Persistent – Even When They’re Not Accurate ~ Joseph Heath ~ Enlightenment 2.0 ~ 2014

~ P-N-A-PD ~ Prosperity – Narcissism – And – Pandemic Depression ~ Lama Marut ~ Be Nobody ~ 2014

~ CRH ~ Classic Rationalist Hubris ~ Joseph Heath ~ Enlightenment 2.0 ~ 2014

~ YMNYBMMTIT ~ Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than It Thinks ~ Guy Claxton ~ Intelligence In The Flesh ~ 2015

~ IWDNCO-D-TWPUA-N ~ If We Do Not Chase Our – Dreams – They Will Pursue Us As – Nightmares ~ Kevin Ashton ~ How To Fly A Horse ~ 2015

~ WYCCYM-YCCA ~ When You Can Change Your Mind – You Can Change Anything ~ Kevin Ashton ~ How To Fly A Horse ~ 2015

~ TPHTLOTDM ~ The Psychologists Have Their Lists Of These Dysfunctional Motivations ~ George Akerlof + Robert Shiller ~ Phishing For Phools ~ 2015

~ BADT-PDFT-A-MDWFTBOO ~ Beliefs Are Dangerous Things – People Die For Them – And – More Die Unwillingly For The Beliefs Of Others ~ Steven Poole ~ Rethink ~ 2016

~ L(N)L ~ Lessons (Not) Learned ~ James Rickards ~ The Road To Ruin ~ 2016

~ A-TMWATPM ~ And – The Meaning We Assign To Pain Matters ~ Amanda Lang ~ The Beauty Of Discomfort ~ 2017

~ BIOYOFTTLTBIO ~ Believing In One Type Of Fantasy Tends To Lead To Believing In Others ~ Kurt Andersen ~ Fantasyland ~ 2017

~ CP ~ Cognitive Patience ~ Maryanne Wolf ~ Reader, Come Home ~ 2018

~ IROTFSIALJ-ROOMWTWITYOTBC ~ It’s Really Only The First Step In A Long Journey – Recognizing One’s Own Misery When The World Insists That You Ought To Be Content ~ Dale Beran ~ It Came From Something Awful ~ 2019