My mind, my thoughts, my words

Ode to Chocolate

Oh chocolate, you brown sweetness you always make me worry less whatever happens you don’t run away you make the city’s overcast look a little less grey when my nerves are … Continue reading

30/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Feeling feelings

Emotions are experiences characterised by mental states, expressions, and physical reactions. Feelings are the subjective experience of emotional states. If I didn’t say that something someone did hurt me they wouldn’t know – unless … Continue reading

29/04/2014 · Leave a comment

blogging vs vlogging

Obvious enough, I blog. However, I don’t read blogs except for the occasional post by some friend. Even if infrequently, too, I’d more easily stumble upon a vlog and watch. … Continue reading

28/04/2014 · 3 Comments

The Self and the Other

How can we separate ourselves from others? For us to know about something, it has to have boundaries. Hence, to know about my Self, I have to know that the … Continue reading

24/04/2014 · 1 Comment

The lived body

Without our bodies we wouldn’t be able to ‘act’ in the world, they allow us to experience, to express our minds, to be objects (when touching something) and subjects (when … Continue reading

22/04/2014 · Leave a comment

The hard problem

Phenomenological Psychology studies how people experience consciousness, the qualitative sensation of mental states and our awareness of the experience. Qualitative states of consciousness bring up a ‘hard’ problem – the … Continue reading

19/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Why machines are feminine

Ever noticed that apparently machines are feminine? The car… she? The bike… she? In languages that have different gender categories such as German, French, and Spanish, the gender of stuff depends on the … Continue reading

09/04/2014 · Leave a comment