All posts in " Blaise Pascal "
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Dogmatism, truth, skepticism

By Dave Henning / February 15, 2024

“We have an incapacity for proving anything, which no amount of dogmatism can overcome.  We [also] have an idea of truth which no amount of skepticism can overcome.”- Blaise Pascal, Pensee 406 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was with God in the […]

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The essence of happiness = self-forgetfulness

By Dave Henning / June 24, 2022

“Self-forgetfulness is the essence of happiness.  A diminished sense of self can grow a greater sense of connection. . . .  You’re in the zone of happiness — only when you leave the zone of self.”- Ann Voskamp “The knowledge of God is very far from the love of God.”- Blaise Pascal “Now we look […]

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Decision fatigue and making good decisions

By Dave Henning / May 8, 2021

“Decision fatigue is the deterioration of our ability to make good decisions after making lots of decisions. . . .  One key to making good decisions is making fewer decisions, and that’s where predecisions come into play.  That said, seeding the clouds is not one and done.  You have to reset throughout the day.”- Mark […]

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