Unfortunately his perception was faulty and misdirected his thinking.

Perception is what the mind does with what it sees.  How often we forget to check the basis of our assumptions and land up thinking something that is inaccurate, yet experience it as right and true. It is interesting that having made the decision that something is so, we often are defiant when it is suggested that we might have misconceived the idea. It is as if the mule inside of us...

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Distortion deletes other possibilities?

The way we are able to function and the degree to which we are at ease with ourselves and the world we live in is largely dependant on our ability to distort information. The important question that needs to be asked is do we generally find that our mind is predisposed to distort for good or  bad? Lets say that we are predisposed to seeing the glass half empty.  The reality of the glass...

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