Perhaps a Crumble Rather Than a Collapse – Chapter One
January 27, 2013 - 7:48pm
Perhaps a Crumble Rather Than a Collapse – Chapter One By Cognitive Dissonance Why even question the obvious? When contemplating a complex subject, especially one in which I hold a strong emotional investment, I find it extremely valuable to seriously and consistently challenge my own thinking, to play devil’s advocate with my oftentimes emotional mind. A ‘truth’ untested, particularly one I’m emotionally bound to, is little more than a belief, a comforting factoid that confirms my biases rather than enlightening and informing my mind. If I am to progress in my personal development I must test the mettle of my beliefs up to, and if need be well past, their destruction. For only then can I truly be free to exercise, and honor, my personal sovereignty on an everyday basis. So it is that I’ve been considering the concept of ‘collapse’ with regard to society and...
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