Tag Archives: Psychology

Penmanship, Through the Looking Glass

Cursive handwriting is, I submit, linked significantly to the human brain. Logic might indicate that it is simply a pattern reflecting thought unique to a particular brain but my own experience leads me to conclude that handwriting is a complete … Continue reading

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A Memoir of Dreams

There is an old saying: “As the twig is bent, so grows the tree.” It means of course that, like the butterfly story embedded in chaos theory, small changes in one’s youth can profoundly affect later behavior. Apropos of this … Continue reading

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Forrest Gump in Joplin

Mama always said, dying was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn’t.  — Forrest Gump Sometimes I feel like Forrest Gump.  Stuff seems to happen wherever I go. At the time of the Cuban Missile crisis I was … Continue reading

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Memetically Yours

The modern theory of information embodies an old concept, that information packets or patterns often take on a kind of life on their own through a process of imitation.  Robert Oxton Bolton (1572-1631) said: A belief is not merely an … Continue reading

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