With 2021 drawing to an end, I have looked back at what you have found most engaging on humanfactor.blog – the top 5 most-read posts this year. Before I unveil the winners, I would like to sincerely thank you all for your time and interest in my work. It is the most precious gift any creator can wish for. Thank you! And now, here they are, the 5 articles on humanfactor.blog that received most of your attention in 2021.
By way of reminiscing and expressing my gratitude, I chose five quotes from these posts that I’d like to share with you. And to everyone who celebrates Christmas – may this festive time be peaceful and filled with warm, unconditional kindness 🙂
“After all, being honest with yourself about what it is you believe to be the ‘true, objective reality` inevitably leads to recognizing some of your defining values.”The Meaning of Objectivity, Reality, Truth – Part I
“This absolute certainty was what Descartes was after and that is where his famous “I think, therefore I am” statement comes from. That was his first absolute certainty.”Doubt and Knowledge with Descartes
“Such intuitive beliefs, then, form our basic assumptions, our default positions that serve as a starting point for further reflection. They flow into the circular interplay of belief and worldview formation and silently steer the direction of our thoughts – from cups to life philosophies.”Intuitive Beliefs, Cups, and Worldviews
“If we are too often too narrowly focused on seeking and attaining something, we risk missing the fullness and variety of everything.”Hermann Hesse’s “Siddhartha” on Seeking and Finding
“This means that people are similar and different simultaneously. A complex contradiction, aren’t we? But if so, then we need something that reflects this complexity at the foundation of our societies.”Revolutions, Omelettes, and Philosophy