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Ludwig Borne

Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.

use your delusion

There once was a kid who ran a hotel managed by stuffed bears.

There once was kid who drew pictures of Snoopy for hours and hours. 1,107 more words


Beliefs are subjective

Why is society so anxious about delusional beliefs?

Desperately striving for an objective view of reality is a technique to reduce anxiety-provoking uncertainty. It promises itself as a way to stop a descent into madness, to avoid being completely disorientated in a nonsensical confusion. 55 more words

Behavioral Economics

Is religion a delusion?

A few weeks ago I posted on my blog to state that Richard Dawkins was actually wrong and religion is not a delusion. My argument was that the term “delusion” belongs to psychiatry (it is also a clinical and judgement-free term; if others bandy it around as an insult then they are being unkind), and psychiatry is very context specific. 1,017 more words

To my imaginary friends (2).

Just think a bit about what has happened last weeks in London. Now just think in a different way as you may usually do. Let’s just call things with a different name, and ask some (really silly) questions. 278 more words


Distorted Reflections

Misinterpreted reflections smudge the landscape of existence

Blemishes of incoherence drag the simple lines along unsettled roads

Sewn into a twisted tale of convoluted words between parallel tracks… 54 more words