Quote by Brian Goedken : “To challenge the verity of”

To challenge the verity of one’s own beliefs is to be courageous. To separate the truthfrom falsity is to be wise. To take action against the headwinds of the status quo is to be apioneer. The troika of courage, wisdom, and a pioneering spirit [elevates our enlightenment to the construct and elegance of true reality]. […]

Quote by Brian Goedken : “Because the brain does not”

Because the brain does not possess robust ‘fault detectors’, the brain will just as easily encode irrational thoughts and beliefs just as it will rational ones. – Brian Goedken

Quote by Brian Goedken : “One of the things that”

One of the things that I find especially worrisome is the propensity for people to perceive reality as dyadic, comprised of two oppositional elements. Some prominent examples are our assignment of good–evil, right–wrong, just–unjust, heaven–hell, conservative–liberal, rich–poor, us–them. I also refer to this as compartmental minimalism because of our tendency to force our understanding of […]