How To Create Order From Chaos In today’s Sunday Letters, I’m taking a look at how we can create order from chaos. I’m staying with The Artist’s Manifesto until publication on October 15th, and This article is part two of chapter eight, titled; The Creative Self. Many of us in western industrialised society do not […]
These articles cover the broad topic of psychology, and in particular the mental faculties of self efficacy, locus of control, self identity and self awareness of the creative person.
This week on Sunday Letters I’m discussing the subject of propaganda, of public relations. I’m looking at the practice undertaken by corporations and governments the world over to engineer the consent of the masses towards their aims. Download the 1928 book titled; Propaganda, by the controversial figure, Edward L. Bernays.
What is it about this society we’ve built, this collective mindset we live within, that says having nothing to do is a bad thing? Staying busy seems to be a honorable thing. We celebrate it openly with sayings such as; “If you want something done, ask a busy man”. As if to imply that not being busy is a sign of incapability and ineptitude.
The Problem Knowing How much do you think you know, I mean when it comes to right and wrong, or good and bad? Do you really know the difference? Most of us think we do, unfortunately it’s not always accurate. The problem knowing stuff is, even though we’re sure of our position, peremptory even, something else […]
Attachment Theory John Bowlby was a renowned psychologist born to a wealthy upper class family in London 1907. But despite the family wealth, all was not sweet for young John or his siblings. As was customary at that time in upper class British society, the Bowlby children were raised by family help. Young Bowlby had very little […]