Does social networking encourage jumping to conclusions?

All Writings, Observations, Psychology

Reading Time: 6 minutesWhat is Jumping to conclusions? Jumping to conclusions (officially the jumping conclusion bias, often abbreviated as JTC, and also referred to as the inference-observation confusion[1]) is a psychological term referring to a communication obstacle where one “judge[s] or decide[s] something without having all the facts; to reach unwarranted conclusions”.[2][3] In other words, “when I fail to distinguish between what I […]

April 4, 2018

Is it possible to have development without taking sides?

All Writings, Blog, Government, Individual, Self improvement, Society

Reading Time: 6 minutesOne would normally consider the taking of sides as being counter-intuitive to the idea of development.  Whatever resources we have, we would want to use them in a planned, organized, and united effort to get the best possible results.  There is any number of examples of this.  In a family, when the father, mother, and […]

January 31, 2018

Keeping the thrill of technology in proper perspective to regain control in communication

All Writings, Self improvement, The Young

Reading Time: 3 minutesPeople seek thrill.  To fulfill that pursuit they look for adventure.  We all happen to be in a world right now where the next adventure is as close as our mobile phone.  When connected to the Internet, the whole world is open before us.  There are the possibility and prospect of visiting any place, reading […]

January 5, 2018

Are there reliable ways of finding out the truth about a person on social networking? Part 2: conflicts

All Writings, Psychology, Society

Reading Time: 6 minutesThere are people who are peaceable.  There are people who avoid conflicts.  There are people who realize that it is not for one person to solve the problems of another.  Yes, help, hope, and a willingness to listen can be offered.  A kind word of encouragement is also possible to give.  However, it is rarely […]

December 6, 2017

How the Internet has changed leadership, its place, and its functioning

All Writings, Society

Reading Time: 8 minutesIt is no secret that the Internet has changed how human society functions.  There are specific effects that can be observed no matter where one looks.  However, it is the effect on leadership that is most notable.  The way the Internet and its related technologies have developed, leadership is most definitely affected.  Who is the […]

November 27, 2017

An imaginary world built through radio, television, and the Internet challenges reality

All Writings, Psychology, Society

Reading Time: 6 minutesHuman beings have made some amazing achievements.  It is said with a great deal of certainty that, we are living in the time when we can enjoy comforts and achievements unlike any time in history.  If this were true, human beings should be happier, healthier, and more satisfied than ever before.  Do we find this […]

November 25, 2017

Observation – Satan’s absurdity, and Eve’s naivete…and many questions

All Writings, Individual, Observations

Reading Time: 8 minutesThe claim is often made by individuals with specific objectives and interests that, the Bible is outdated and no longer useful.  It is also believed that, there is nothing profound or worth learning from a book that many others consider to be the revealed will of God.  It is possible that, the Bible falls short […]

July 30, 2017

Crisis of democracy – social decline through politicization, and insistence on freedoms and rights

All Writings, Government, Individual, Society

Reading Time: 26 minutesIt is easier to answer the question, what is democracy as compared to why is democracy.  Yes, why is democracy favored and touted as the ideal principle for governance, even though its failure was anticipated right from the time of Plato.  As it is practically impossible for all the people to get together and make […]

July 23, 2017