Reversed Cause & Effect

Humanity has reversed cause and effect, which is a logical fallacy, where we mistakenly believe that the manifestations in our life are our causes, and that our unhappy feelings are our effects; this belief imprisons us in an infinite feedback loop. Since our effects are now seen as our causes, we then erroneously think that we can find new actions (manifestations) that will change what we think is the root cause, but this is […] Read more »

Being, Doing, and the Trivium Method

As we have stated before, being precedes doing, and it is from the state of being that doing occurs — but how does this relate to the Trivium method of critical thinking? As a reminder, the Trivium method is the repeating cycle of asking what, why, and how, and in that order. Grammar (knowledge, input): asks/answers what (what, who, where, & when) questions. Logic (understanding, processor):  asks/answers why questions. Rhetoric (wisdom, output):  asks/answers how questions A person’s state of being is the relative […] Read more »