Category Archives: Knowing

I Just Don’t Know

One of the greatest, and possibly┬ámost profound, advantages of keeping a journal is that it is the one secure place where one can openly admit that one simply doesn’t know. Why is that the hardest thing to do? To just … Continue reading

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Arbitrarily Yours

I have spent over a month here, encouraging any and all to participate in keeping a journal. I have tried my best to reveal many of the most basic advantages in doing such a thing, often using my own experience … Continue reading

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That Old Telephone Game

We used to play it all the time. We’d all sit in a circle. One person would begin by whispering in the ear of the person next to her. Just a few phrases, maybe a fact or two. Then that … Continue reading

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The Learning Process

Have you ever thought, or said aloud, “Well, I thought I knew that, but obviously I don’t”, or something similar in content? Perhaps you have inadvertently skipped, avoided, or simply never took one of the four steps in the Learning … Continue reading

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How We Know What We Know

There are two primary ways in which we come to know whatever we know. These two avenues often seem like a two-way highway with occasional entrance and exit ramps where we can rest, maybe even loiter for an hour or … Continue reading

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