My mind, my thoughts, my words

Body-mind problem

When talking about the body, a never-ending debate comes to mind: the mind-body problem. According to some, the body is physical and cannot explain consciousness, which is something inaccessible to … Continue reading

16/07/2015 · Leave a comment

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

Some of my favourite quotes and idioms

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand. … Continue reading

11/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Well happy!

Before I throw the actual piece at you, I want to clarify something that might, at first sight, not seem very unclear since people tend to use the terms happiness … Continue reading

09/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Liberty

Those who grew up in industrialised countries probably know what I’m writing about. We are born, attend kindergarten, then school. We are supposed to graduate with good grades and then … Continue reading

25/02/2012 · 1 Comment