Posts tagged "cognitive dissonance"

Doors of Perception

If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear as it is, infinite. – William Blake One of the major stumbling blocks to changing perceptions and awareness of the “truths” that we’ve manufactured is that we do not want to recognize that we are wrong or mistaken. Furthermore, we do not want to admit…

Wisdom is Tolerance of Cognitive Dissonance

In our daily interactions, we often try to consider what elements combine to create real “wisdom.” The challenge is that wisdom is what we call a┬ámental construct. That is to say that it is something that exists only in our minds. Other constructs include motivation, creativity, and intelligence. Mental constructs are hard to consider, yet…