What we won’t dance with – is exactly the dance-partner we need

Fixating on or trying to go toward “the Light” — as in the throes of unchecked spiritual ambition — only further endarkens us, estranging us from that in us which is subterranean, wounded, misshapen, wretched, or otherwise unwanted. What we won’t dance with, what we refuse intimacy with, what we’re so ambitious to shed, is... Continue Reading →

Blindness to our biases

Behavioural economist Daniel Kahneman’s book Thinking, Fast and Slow was published in 2011, and in this video clip he explains the difference between thinking fast and intuitively (System 1), and a more slow and reasoned approach (System 2). Cognitive biases and prejudices are inevitable and part of the snap judgments of System 1, but by using deeper System 2 thinking we can challenge those prejudices and rebuild our stereotypes. Kahneman’s thoughtful theories are bound to prompt System 2 in those who watch this video.

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