Signing Off

Well it's time for me to sign off now and end this series of blogs. It's been fun to do this series, but a combination of factors means I'm now going to concentrate on other projects. Modelling Mind is still front and centre in my ongoing activities and my book Modelling Mind is still, and … Continue reading Signing Off

The Isolated Mind

Our memories, our beliefs, our knowledge, our feelings, our emotions and how we react to the universe are all what we are, and they in turn are associated with our mind. But where is our mind? The overwhelming majority of our neurons, synapses and such like: our grey matter, is in the brain. There are … Continue reading The Isolated Mind

Coincidence, Correlation & Causation

Sometimes things happen or occur that seem to be related in some way. There is a hierarchy of possibilities of what may be the reason. CoincidenceCorrelationCausation The first, and often most likely, is that it is a coincidence and nothing more. Having tossed a coin and got a head does not alter the probability of … Continue reading Coincidence, Correlation & Causation

Modern Puritanism

The term puritanism is normally associated with austere and strict adherence to a specific, and supposedly pure, form of religion. Normally a Calvinistic form of Protestantism. However puritanism can be used to embrace other and different sets of strict beliefs. Traditional puritanism is characterised by having a certainty of belief that you are absolutely and … Continue reading Modern Puritanism