Origin: 1400-50 late Middle English < Late Latin intuitiōn- (stem of intuitiō ) contemplation, equivalent to Latin intuit( us ), past participle of intuērī to gaze at, contemplate + -iōn (via Dictionary.com) In psychology, intuition is “the ability to acquire knowledge without inference and with the use of reason.” Intuition, the opposite of “sensing” in MBTI terms, focuses on possibilities and alternatives over what is obvious and present — the abstract over the concrete — and the whole over the […]
Excerpts from a book about witch trials in the Channel Islands and the curious, macabre effect of punctuation.
On the debate concerning the fear of solitude and social media
Considering the weight of publishing credits on the selection process in writing contests.
Quotes from Basho on writing
A meditation on blogging and writing in general.