Author Archives: Jason Youngman

About Jason Youngman

An explorer of volition and soul, a song under a night's sky and a dream that forever yearns to be.

Clarifying Thought

You find yourself in an old library at night with only a candle to keep the place lit. Any sudden movement will cause the flame to flicker, dimming the overall intensity of light, and making the books difficult to read. … Continue reading

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Implications & Conclusions

In all circumstances there are conditions that have come into play due to other conditions, and they in turn have arisen in like manner. Such a casual unfolding is as natural as photosynthesis or the respiratory system. Breathe in, breathe … Continue reading

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Assumptions – A Means for Reasoning

Every time you leave the front door to transmute across town you are making assumptions. You assume that drivers will not run you down, that the flooring below your feet will hold you up, and that lightening will not strike … Continue reading

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Concepts – Components of Thought

Have you ever stopped to wonder how the mind immediately envisions a thing upon hearing its name? As soon as we hear the words: forest, mountains, night sky, stars, moon light reflected on a calm still pond… then there it … Continue reading

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Synergize – Creative Cooperation

“The essence of synergy is to value differences – to respect them, to build on strengths, to compensate for weaknesses.” – Stephen R. Covey Getting along with others can be difficult to say the least. Unless the chords that unite … Continue reading

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Inferences and Interpretations

There is something that we do with our minds on a regular basis without realizing ‘how’ we are doing it. That is we are constantly making inferences regarding the things we perceive and think about. For the most part we … Continue reading

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Information – Bridge the Gap

Information is required to exercise good judgement. Not just any information will suffice, but that which is relevant, reliable and valid. To avail of information effectively we need to ask the right kind of questions. Is the primary source of … Continue reading

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Question at Issue

During our pursuits in life we’ll be faced with hindrances of various sorts, so coming to terms with the nature of such difficulties is a step in the right direction. The more we know about potential obstacles the better we … Continue reading

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Purpose Guides Thinking

Purpose is fundamental to the way we think, speak and act. You have probably heard of the saying, ‘everything happens for a reason.’ Well there is also a purpose for everything we do. These statements don’t mean the same thing … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking – Point of View

Our ‘point of view’ is the place from which we view things, which entails our biases, values, beliefs & limitations. While in the process of trying to understand something more fully it is necessary to consider the point of view … Continue reading

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