Category: Thoughts

IT’S MORE ABOUT MARKETING THAN FACTS

I’D LOVE TO STAY AND CHAT… BUT MY SHIP JUST CAME IN.
My SHip Just Came In

I’m sure you’ve dicovered by now that the absolute WORST way to change someones mind is to present them with the facts. If you’re a follower of the cognitive sciences you know why. Here’s are two articles (onetwo) on alternative strategies for the ‘ol mind changing challenge that I found very interesting.

No Time Like the Present

VIEW FROM THE DARKEST SPOT IN AMERICA
Tepui Tent under the Milky Way

Perhaps I should more accurately say… no time BUT the present. We live in eternity… the eternal present. We have never, nor will we ever experience anything other than the present. I’m pretty sure that we come equipped with that understanding. More…

Change

Waterfall in the Cascades

My Grandfather, whose been dead for nearly thirty years now, grew up before the automobile. Being a farmer and appreciating the benefit of the extra horsepower he eventually made peace with the internal combustion engine… but it was an uneasy alliance. He believed that the invention of the car made the destination more important than the journey. More…