free thought and free speech is the
most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one
un-American act that could most easily defeat us."
Supreme Court Justice William O.
"When man becomes
aware of the movement of his own
thoughts he will see the division between the thinker and thought, the observer
and the observed, the experiencer and the experience. He will discover that
this division is an illusion. Then only is there pure observation which is
insight without any shadow of the past or
of time. This timeless insight
brings about a deep radical mutation in the mind." - J. Krishnamurti
"It is the innovators who have difficulty in being
allowed to exist and work. Each generation believes that this difficulty is a
thing of the past, but each generation is only tolerant of past innovations.
Those of its own day are met with the same persecution as though the principle
of toleration had never been heard of." - Bertrand Russell
thought interact in many significant
influence on the thought and action of its
"A bad usage can spread by
tradition and imitation even among people who
should and do know better.
Phrases like a not unjustifiable assumption, leaves
much to be desired, would serve no good
purpose, a consideration which
we should do well to bear in mind, are a continuous temptation, a packet of
aspirins always at one's elbow.
invasion of one's
mind by ready made phrases - lay the
foundations, achieve a radical
transformation - can only be prevented if one is constantly on guard
against them as every such phrase anaesthetizes a portion of one's
When you think of a concrete object, you think wordlessly, and then, if you
want to describe the thing you have been visualizing you probably hunt about
until you find the exact words that seem to fit it.
When you think of something abstract you are more inclined to use words
from the start, and unless you make a conscious effort to prevent it, the existing
dialect will come rushing in and do the job for you, at the expense of blurring
or even changing your meaning.
Probably it is better to put off using
words as long as possible and get one's meaning as
clear as one can through pictures and sensations.
Afterward one can choose -- not simply accept -- the phrases that will
best cover the meaning, and then switch round and decide what
impressions one's words are likely to make on another person." -
in oppressive times. We have, as a
nation, become our own thought police; but instead of calling the process by
which we limit our expression of
dissent and wonder 'censorship,' we call it 'concern for commercial
thoughts are defined as:thoughts
a product of
expectation or conception
the faculty of thinking or
the act or process of thinking; cogitation
intellectual activity or production of a particular time or group:
"If, through wonder, your
reason leaps out of your head,
Each of your hairs will become a new
head and reason.
Then, the pain of incessant thought will not crush
For there "mind" and
"reason" produce fields and orchards of
If you turn to those fields, their subtle speech will reach
If you come to those orchards, your palm tree will break into
Thought cannot produce ideas for
are no non-mental correlates.
"We cannot think what we cannot think;
what we cannot think we cannot say either."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
thinking is reasonable,
reflective thinking that is
focused on deciding
what to believe
or do." - Robert Ennis
"Better than a hundred years lived in
contemplation, is one
single day of life lived in wisdom and in deep
"In a world of shallow values, instant
gratification, and quick fixes, critical thinking is for those few that see the
benefit of intellectual traits, standards and abilities that enable them to cut
through the propaganda, the information blitz, and make sense of the world." -
"In 1962, Robert Ennis defined 12 aspects of
critical thinking in terms of assessing statements. In this context, critical
thinking involves being challenging and skeptical, i.e. thinking critically:
for example, by identifying
ambiguities and assumptions, finding contradictions, examining the logic
leading to a conclusion, judging whether a statement is overly general,
critiquing the application of principles and concepts, deciding whether a
definition is adequate, and determining whether a statement made by an alleged
authority is relevant or believable." - David Hanson
"Children progress through a more-or-less preset
sequence of steps (the
curriculum), their natural desire to
explore and create confined to specified times, places, and subjects. They read
about the world without experiencing it,
reinforcing the notion that knowledge comes from the absorption of information,
facts, and data provided by authority, and belittling all the while the very
idea that they are competent to really learn for themselves through first-hand
observation." - Charles Eisenstein
"For our society to suceed and thrive, people
must be able to come to conclusions through some sort of deductive process."-
Charles W. Buckman"The thought came to
me as I was sitting in front of
my computer just thinking.
After a while,
guilty that I was thinking and not doing.
When I write a paper, work a
calculus problem or feed the
I can easily note that on a college application - 500
hours community service, 50 hours as a mentor to
students and so on. Colleges reward
applicants for doing. But how do I get credit for just
Einstein have to just think for hours on end? Had someone passed by
Einstein's window as he sat
thinking, he might have wrongly accused
Einstein of being a slacker.
I have had
mysteries of physics, calculus and
chemistry. I have had teachers get
wildly excited as they talked
about the words of Ernest Hemingway. I
have had teachers who have urged
me to develop the habit of giving to the
community. I appreciate all that they have done. But no
teacher has taken the time to tell
me that it is important sometimes to just think.
College professors say their students do not know how to think critically. But how can they think
critically if they haven't yet experienced thinking?
How can they think
critically before they have learned how to formulate good
questions, and then spent hours trying
to answer them?
Adam Smith, the 18th century
economist, wrote a
book about why some nations are
rich and other nations are poor.
Economic growth, he said, depends on free
markets, limited government and a
system of natural liberty.
My guess is that it also depends on people with ideas - good
ideas. Good ideas are grown in the
garden of the human mind. And thinking is the
water that makes that garden grow."
Arnold, written as a junior in high school.
processing systems thinking Before there was tribes there was
Father was our temporal
When the Avatars of the Creator and Sustainer came to Earth
they revealed to elders of the tribe processing systems thinking for
institutions were religious institutions that taught their charges to live by
the Oral Traditions handed down from
generation to generation. This allowed tribes to congregate into larger bodies
consciousness based on those Oral Traditions.
religious institutions "trained" humans psyche's to envision Deities as their
applied processing systems thinking to agricultural production they came up
with the ideation of monocultural methods of farming.
Then they had
distribution problems so they came up with the second type of institution -
As men applied
processing systems thinking to civil issues they came up with the ideation of
monocultural methods of farming humans,
social engineering, in which the
human would be "trained" much as the plants and animals are "grown" to perform
specialized functions, much like insects, while their
was groomed for submission (accept the way things are and will always be - i.e.
no Humans, just animals, climbing
the pyramid reaching for the golden ring at the apex where the lizard
squats - much like the orangutan in the tree).
These "trained" humans psyche's have been
modified to envision the State as their Protectors.
Once that aspect of the
Veil of Appearances is erected the
Head of State,
Big Brother, replaces Father:
In Egypt Akhenaten the Heretic
In Babylon Hammurabi
the Exalted ascended.
In Italy Augustus Caesar ascended.
China Genghis Khan ascended.
Turkey Suleiman the Magnificent ascended.
Louis, the Sun King, ascended.
In Germany Adolf
Hitler, the Fuehrer, ascended.
Joseph Stalin, General
Secretary of the Communist Party, ascended.
In these United States
George Walker Bush,
Project for a New American Century
why is 'just thinking' not
"Thinking isn't rewarded because it isn't wanted.
The idea of creating the need to gain admission to an
elite university is to make sure bright
students channel their energies in
approved ways, leaving as little time as possible for independent study and
thinking. And the same thing will happen at the university level.
need for people who actually use physics and calculus in any
significant way is very small. Yet elite school applicants must study these subjects
and get A's. Their study is just a test of ambition, endurance and
If a student puts
up with such study, he is hooked and will do whatever it takes to get ahead.
The expected result of such Pavlovian training is the ideal corporate, deregulation or
university employee. One who will automatically think only along approved
lines, going along with whatever is demanded of him to get along. "- Raymond J.
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