The very first time I did something that was in the vicinity of psychotherapy, stuff just came pouring out. Partially because I have good access, mostly because I had things building up inside for very, very long. When I started this blog I had the same experience – I was overwhelmed with the things that […]Read more "[Stopping note 03.15]"
(This is a report, wrote today about what happened to me about 10 min. ago) My sleep was terrible last night. I slept 3 hours then woke up and stayed up for 5:30 hours then got 3 more. I then went out of the house. I noticed that life felt way different: like everything had […]Read more "My experience with depersonalization/derealization"
In this essay I start by detailing my experience with additive meditation. I then connect it to a theory of emotionality that makes sense of my experience. My Experience with Additive Meditation About a month ago I unblocked the ability of playing around with meditation levers. For some reason – which I don’t fully […]Read more "On Additive Meditation"
“Man is no Aristotelian god contemplating all of existence at one glance.” – Walter Lippman Part of the difficulty of going breadth-first over depth-first – being a fox over a hedgehog? – is that the usual societal-soup-available categories don’t precisely fit to the things you care about. Hence “thinking around” and not “about”. Philosophers have […]Read more "Exploratory thinking: Individual and social ethics & morals for the Godless"
GTD is incredible and the best thing I’ve done to increase my knowledge-work efficiency over the past 2 years. In this essay I analyse it from a cognitive function point of view and find a crucial limitation. I then suggest a way of improving GTD to deal with this crucial limitation. (This essay assumes familiarity […]Read more "Evolving GTD: A life design system that takes you into account"
Back to the personal posts. It has recently come to my attention that historically I need to and excel at apprehending things in an intellectual fashion. (Part of the reason that I really value new concepts, they quite literally let me see more.) In this essay I describe my recent experiences with improvisational theatre. The […]Read more "My experience with Impro[v] (the book and the activity)"
Before I asked “(…) [W]hat comes after rationality? Is it postrationality? What is post-formal operations like? What does transrationality look like?” In this essay I start sketching out a path to answer this question. I first give away a bit of my personal history and the history of my interest in this question. I give […]Read more "What comes after rationality? Adventure!"