Divination is not Intuition

Divination should not be confused with Intuition, even though Intuition is involved in successful divination 1) The occasional conflation of the idea of ‘intuition’ with that of ‘divination’ reminds us that our terminology needs careful discrimination. Divination, especially in its … Continue reading


There is an interesting word from Japanese: kata, or ‘form’. I first came across this in my youth, playing Judo. In Judo, one of its demonstrations is the kata, the prearranged forms of its moves and throws, undertaken by two … Continue reading