Some of the early feedback on this blog mentions the need to present my perspectives in simpler terms, so that the less-familiar will be able to easily follow. I am aware of this problem and will soon move to a phase with much simpler posts. I am not trying to be a jargon head!
I am just trying to initially lay the foundations for the ideas and issues that will be discussed here over time. Hence, I have to balance relative simplicity with relative completeness, and the latter unfortunately must currently dominate. But, this is only for a short time.
Future posts will include simpler presentations of these foundations with applications in addressing subjects such as perspectives on related news, depression, self-esteem, anhedonia, personality, suicide, abnormal psychology, learning, and evolutionary context, to offer a quick list. I hope early readers will be patient with me a bit longer while I finish these denser posts.