Monday, December 17, 2012

From the Stray Thought Bin – 'Verifiable Truth'

What kind of difference would it make if I sought to falsify

my maps rather than verify them? Can any of my maps 'be' 

100% verifiably 'true' for all time? Would I talk and act more 

carefully if I held my own maps and those of others as 

tentative forever? As far as I know, the best I can achieve 

remains—as Korzybski said—maximum probability of 


Tuesday, December 4, 2012

GS & Stoicism: A Personal View

GS has stoicism in its family tree, as I noted in this article here a short while ago. Guillaume Andrieu, the Editor of the New Stoa Newsletter has just published an interview with me where I discuss in more detail my own history with stoicism and discuss its relationship with Korzybski's work.  Here it is: New Stoa Spotlight on Bruce Kodish

Sunday, December 2, 2012

From the Stray Thought Bin - 'Every Diamond-Moment'

Every moment is like a diamond with untold many facets and the consciousness of that moment can touch only a very few.

From the Stray Thought Bin - 'Lazy Thinking'

Unfortunately, thinking carefully and deeply about things that matter most takes more time than many people wish to give it and as a result they succumb to sloganeering and superficial thought.