From Mrs. Cog's Corner

The word good is a funny term. I took a philosophy seminar in college where my professor took the liberty of devoting the entire semester solely to aspects of the concept "good". As Cog likes to point out, we humans tend to categorize our judgements as black or white, good or bad. In reality, most things are both and neither and our polarizing view of things around us in these terms does not help us to benefit or grow. Food and water are a perfect example of these thoughts. Continue reading Food

Perhaps a Crumble Rather Than a Collapse – Chapter One

Why even question the obvious?

When contemplating a complex subject, especially one in which I hold a strong emotional investment, I find it extremely valuable to seriously and consistently challenge my own thinking, to play devil’s advocate with my oftentimes emotional mind. A ‘truth’ untested, particularly one I’m emotionally bound to, is little more than a belief, a comforting factoid that confirms my biases rather than enlightening and informing my mind. If I am to progress in my personal development I must test the mettle of my beliefs up to, and if need be well past, their destruction. For only then can I truly be free to exercise, and honor, my personal sovereignty on an everyday basis. Continue reading Perhaps a Crumble Rather Than a Collapse – Chapter One

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