Believing the Unbelievable? We All Do. Why?

Believing the Unbelievable? We All Do. Why?

I have always been amazed to learn what people believe. How could they possibly believe this or that, which I regard as unbelievable? With years comes wisdom, or at least a bit. Unbelievable? To me, but not to them. Why? Part of the answer lies in human nature. The rest lies in the fact that there are almost no real facts, just beliefs. Personal.

Trust. So Important. So Hard to Gain. So Easy to Lose.

Trust. So Important. So Hard to Gain. So Easy to Lose.

Trust everywhere is being severely eroded. So much that I trusted in past has betrayed my trust. Hospitals and medical professionals, I trusted without reservations. Journalists, I trusted to report the truth. No longer … they have betrayed my trust. Politicians and government I have never trusted. Have we entered a trustless world? What does this mean for us poor trusting folks?

You Can Fool Enough of the People Nearly All of the Time

You Can Fool Enough of the People Nearly All of the Time

This post is about fooling the people. The majority are not fools, nor stupid, but mostly believers and go-along-to-get-along’s. They often know pretty much what’s going on. Sadly, most are without power to resist, and will shortly be also without power even to complain or challenge. The rulers-and-wannabes will have their way with us, it seems. Or will they?

Is It Unfair To Be Angry With “Gullible” People?

Is It Unfair To Be Angry With “Gullible” People?

Do you get impatient, or a bit angry, with people who are too trusting – even gullible perhaps? I often do, almost instinctively, but never thought much about it. Recently, however, I am thinking that I may be wrong – unfair – in feeling this way. Why? What’s changed? Me? Probably, at least some. But I now believe it is the world that is changing – hugely.