Sta Hungry Stay Foolish

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

A blog by Leon Oudejans
Tag:

Boredom vs Curiosity

I feel nothing

Usually, my intuition sends me a clear message: okay OR stay away. Sometimes, I do not listen to my intuition, and then my feelings get burned subsequently. For some time, there’s someone who doesn’t appear on my intuition radar. I feel nothing. I fail to understand why. Since several months, I’ve been hiding in my shell (see song below), following another...

read more

Facebook in Europe: pay per month OR accept personalized ads

Since 8 November 2023, I have a choice: either pay 12,99 euro per month for Facebook, or "accept" their "free" version with personalized ads (eg, AD, Standaard). This is causing a dilemma as I do not trust Facebook's data collection. Hence, I refused using their app and only used their website. Moreover, I mostly used Facebook (and LinkedIn) to promote my blog....

read more

“Ga je wel kijken?”

Enkele maanden geleden vroeg ze me dit. Ik twijfelde toen over mijn antwoord. “Waarschijnlijk wel”, antwoordde ik. Meestal wint mijn nieuwsgierigheid. Mijn twijfel ging over het effect op mijn hart. Dat de beelden door mijn ziel zouden snijden had ik niet gedacht noch verwacht. Uit een oogpunt van zelfbescherming zal ik niet meer kijken hoe haar avontuur verloopt....

read more

Feeling listless and without inspiration

I could blame my coffee machine that broke down after some 10+ years of service. I could blame our rainy summer weather. I doubt it's about coffee or sunshine. I suppose it's far deeper. A recent road trip to Germany lifted my spirits. A lack of hotel sleep made matters worse, however. Actually, I do not (yet) know my reason(s) for feeling listless and bored. As a...

read more

LGBT is <4% of population

According to research, some 3.5% of the American people quality as lesbian, gay or bisexual, and an additional 0.2% as transgender (Williams Institute-2011). In total less than 4%. Nevertheless, many news items are about the sexual identity of this small minority. Why?? It's safe to say that sex sells, a phrase that was once used for sex in advertising and later for...

read more

Confusion: reality vs beliefs

When reality is different from our assumptions, beliefs, or expectations then we will get confused. A recent and excellent Aeon-Psyche article argues that Confusion is a symptom of learning. In my view, our confusion will either result in (internal) curiosity, a prerequisite for learning, or be ignored. In "2003, the psychologists Paul Rozin and Adam Cohen asked...

read more

Archives

Framework Posts

Pin It on Pinterest