Of Stories and Narratives

We have to remember that what we observe is not nature in itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.

Werner Heisenberg

will not be untrue to state that I wake up every day with a sense of wonder, at life, at existence, at…

Think clearly and think for yourself — on the narrative of meaning

think it’s much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong. I have approximate answers and possible beliefs and different degrees of uncertainty about different things, but I am not absolutely sure of anything and there are many things I don’t know anything…

“What is wanted is not the will-to-believe, but the wish to find out, which is its exact opposite.”

Bertrand Russell
Free Thought and Official Propaganda” speech
Delivered at South Place Institute in London, England on March 24, 1922

What makes a freethinker is not his beliefs but the way in which he holds them. If he holds them because his elders told him they were true when he was young, or if he holds them because if he did not he would be unhappy, his thought is not free; but if he holds them because, after careful thought he finds a balance of evidence in their favor, then his thought is free, however odd his conclusions may seem.

Bertrand Russell, The Value of Free Thought. How to Become a Truth-Seeker and Break the Chains of Mental Slavery, from the first paragraph 1944 essay “The Value of Free Thought”

And a correct worldview requires metacognition practice

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay

“There are no facts, only interpretations.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

A Mythos then, being the excellence of the storytelling mechanism is, as presented previously (see part 1 and part 2 of the Mythos), the organizing principle of the mind’s story.

The ensemble of our stories organized under the canopy of the mythos…

Tyger A.C

Futurist,Writer,Polytopia, Philosophy,Science,Science Fiction,

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