Category Archive: Education

Nov 04

We The People

We The People             I decided to write this blog to help you understand how to apply four points that affect the kinds of decisions you make.  Decisions often have unintended consequences because you don’t foresee the “big picture.” Yet you will still rationalize your decisions to get what you want.  (Pt.#2) You want to …

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Nov 03

Choices

Choices           We the American people are about to choose a new leader.  As typical of any close contest with a lot at stake for the future there are false accusations and mudslinging labels applied to portray either candidate as good or bad for the country. Using the four points from my banner above, I …

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Oct 07

RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM

Religious Extremism All throughout history there have been religious extremists who have committed heinous and inhuman acts intent on controlling humanity.  Their purpose is to create terror in the hearts and minds of those who would oppose their idealistic views. As a behaviorist I am often in conflict with religion and its ideals.  What is …

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Oct 07

Quid-Pro-Quo

Quid Pro Quo             At first you wouldn’t think that this phrase would have anything to do with making a better decision.  Then read Webster’s dictionary definition:   something that is given to you or done for you in return for something you have given to or done for someone else. Any half-wit low intelligent fool …

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Aug 01

PEACE OR CONFLICT?

Peace or Conflict?   For the past two years I have listened to news reports of the growth of religious Muslim radicals.  As a behaviorist I try to see both sides of issues to apply my four points to help others make better short and long term decisions. On the peace side I see millions …

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Aug 05

How Behaviorists Are Different From Psychologists

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The most prominent behaviorist was B.F. Skinner.  In simple terms, he explained that the brain is like a black box.  The difficulty is in what the mind is thinking. BF Skinner Black Box Information in the form of sensory cues and learned strategies go in as input. Observed behaviors or performance comes out as output.  …

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