Lakoff

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The Labyrinth between Our Ears

I find I like images of paths with light at the end. Well, you may say, don’t we all? Probably-and there is a rather deep spiritual reason for that. The metaphor is: Continue the journey, keep heading toward the light, there is hope up ahead. According to cognitive researcher Geroge Lakoff, we think in metaphors. … Continue reading

Anything you think can and will be used against you

How are you? Good, I hope. I am trying a new thing and if you have any suggestions on how to improve it, I would be most grateful if you would share them with me. 🙂 Video 1: Human Beans Series  

Science says atheists don’t exist

Science says atheists don’t exist, they just choose a different Ultimate Value than others. The god that I hear militant fundamentalist atheists rail against is a big old dude, riding on the clouds with his finger poised over the “Smite” button. They don’t like him. I don’t either. This is the old sky god that … Continue reading

Meet Edward Bernays-Papa of U.S. Propaganda

Why is bacon and eggs the all-American breakfast? Because Beechnut hired Edward Bernays (1891-1995) the father of public relations, to sell more bacon. We still labor under the misconception that we are always rational beings persuaded by facts. Even though we accept the dictates of science as authoritative, scientists who now point out that we … Continue reading