Some of us change our minds a lot. Changing minds is considered a weakness in society, but I think it's strength, the mark of intelligence and a form of humility. How can we learn if our minds are made up? How can we become better at listening to new ideas from new people if we... Continue Reading →
We judge intelligence by how well someone can remember, regurgitate, obey or how well they use language. However, true intelligence is measured by one's ability to wonder, to be curious, to question authority and social ingrained norms, as well as the ability to think critically and independently of the herd, large or small. And the... Continue Reading →
Blind belief and blind disbelief are two sides of the same coin.
Being educated is not impressive. It is only a sign that we can regurgitate. Anybody can repeat what they hear. We wait for our professors, gurus, the media, our parents, our clergy members, politicians, and pop-culture to tell us what to repeat, how to think, how to feel and behave. This is not intelligence. Being... Continue Reading →