Meta-Metacognition

This is part four of a series on metacognition, start here. Beyond that which is perceived to be beyond what we are presently capable of observing. Let’s say this is infinite intelligence to go in line with science and the terms that are used. What implications could this have for our capacity to think critically,…

Metacognition Part 3

This is part three of a series on metacognition, start here. Have an internal lie detector going off? It’s only natural when faced with conflicting information. One of the greatest ways we can question our own behaviors is by questioning what we assume to be true on single personal experience alone. Confirmation bias is its’…

Metacognition Part 2

This is part two of a series on metacognition, start here. Metacognition can also be seen as thinking about thinking, a window to that which is beyond normal thinking. High thought might just come from this for instance. Considering no one is any smarter than you are, what’s really stopping anyone from doing anything the…

Metacognition

Metacognition (n):¬†awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes. With the definition in psychology, we can break down the word and its’ meaning pretty easily. It’s the case with most of the jargon, since jargon typically has a purpose. Metacognition in particular has a pretty powerful window through its’ meaning. Awareness yields us the opportunity…

Alief

Even though this concept has been around for tens of years, it’s still not acknowledged by some search engines, and therefore dictionaries as well. It’s remarkable to consider what’s acknowledged and what’s not by some credible institutions. Even valid subjects such as this are not present, yet implied meaning from words are present. Surely, this…

No Smarter Than You Are

This is part three of a series on exposure and application, start here. Today marks the first day I decided to change my mind about the thing I wanted to post about after I got started writing. In the process of putting in the time I recognize that you, the reader, may or may not…

Exposure and Application pt. 2

Isn’t it amazing what you can do with technology? You can keep a commitment if you complete something before a time and services can work with you. What a wonderful service technology can bring to the committed individual. Sometimes, you won’t understand what a topic is all about until you play a part in its’…

Exposure and Application

For those of you who speak two languages, have you considered reading this in your second language? Heck, talking with someone else about any abstract topic is good. It gets both of your brains turning, and in the case of personal exposure, you are technically having a conversation with the writer. Here’s an example. I’m…

Fiction

I used the word ‘potentate’ as a placeholder for points of potential a few years ago. The other day I looked up the definition and it references a monarch or ruler, especially an autocratic one. Can you imagine what a world would look like with ideas holding themselves as a monarch/ruler in their own right,…

Past Tense Gratitude

This is part two of a series on Gratitude, start here. Gratitude can be used in hindsight as well as present tense, as we have all been happy that we avoided a certain encounter at one point or another. As a matter of fact, it’s a great way of changing our perspective about things that…