I was having a conversation with a colleague today about the usefulness of Johari windows in self reflection - in particular dealing with our own blind spots when my mind turned to something I have been giving a lot though to lately; our blind spots arising from a lack of mental architectures dealing with concepts out of our present reach.
This might include, for example, obscure items or concepts such the obvious difficulty we have;
- Visualizing the fourth dimension (or any dimension higher than 3),
- Thinking about a time before time,
- Coming to grips with the capacious atom,
- The shape of the universe,
- Space-time singularities (read we have no clue) and even
- Imagining alternate and/or co-existing universes.
I usually, and privately try to make sense of the such through the lens of the anthropic principle.
Driving home, I wanted to hold on to Johari windows, blind spots and see if I can weave a thread that might run through those notions currently out of our reach; In particular the idea of the multiverse (hypothetical set of multiple possible universes). There are currently 3 multiverse models that are not related and it goes without say they are not seen.
Follow the link below for a far better explanation that I’m capable of;