It has always been important to be able to accurately discern which claims are true and which are false. We humans need knowledge of reality in order to know how to act, so we can lead successful lives. This means we need to have a means of validating the ideas we hold to be true. We need to be able to check the … [Read more...] about Ep 162 – An epistemology to discern TRUTH with Dr Andrew Kaufman
In my circle of family and friends I see the signs. My wife and I have 3 surviving parents - all of them are in hospital. My step-sons father has just had surgery on his shoulder. I have many acquaintances with back problems and various ailments. I don't know anyone other than myself and my children who are fully … [Read more...] about Why is our western culture falling apart?
In part one I talked about the proliferation of bad (false) that dominate western culture. These false ideas (any false idea) cannot possibly lead to success, only to failure and suffering. My focus here today is to identify more of the fundamental ideas that shape our thinking, our values, our choices and the way we … [Read more...] about Ep 160 – Dangerous False Ideas (Part 2)
In the world today we see the proliferation of bad ideas! Ideas that are false because they contain some aspect that is not true, that does not correspond to reality. I have been researching across a broad range of topics for the past 10 years, and I have found bad ideas in almost every subject I look into: In … [Read more...] about Ep 159 – Dangerous False Ideas (Part 1)
In order to best understand the world we live in it is crucial to think in terms of fundamentals and to be philosophically aware. One must have a basic knowledge of philosophy and preferably of Ayn Rand's philosophy Objectivism. When the full context is held in mind its clear that there is no great awakening happening, … [Read more...] about Ep 157 A Brief History of Deception – and the context in which to see it
Dr Andy Kaufman has become one of the foremost rational thinker of today. In his questioning of the pandemic narrative he went directly to the fundamentals and sought proof of the existence of the virus and the evidence for and against the predominant paradigm of germ theory in medicine. He followed in the footsteps of … [Read more...] about Ep 156 Science, health and philosophy outside the Matrix – with Dr Andrew Kaufman
Mysticism will always negate and prevent Freedom Ideas are powerful, they shape the lives of men and set the course for civilisations. Ideas are what motivate us. The ideas we adopt as true determine our values, our goals, and every aspect of our experience. And the more fundamental an idea is the more powerful it … [Read more...] about Calling all thinkers… Here’s why you must reject Mysticism!
Questions are great because they get us thinking. Questions encourage thinking, rules encourage compliance. In this Episode of "Living outside the Matrix" I present you with 12 fundamental questions for life, questions to ask yourself. Your answers will provide insight into some of your most fundamental assumptions and … [Read more...] about Ep 153 – 12 Questions For Life
It’s never been more important to know the truth than in the context of today! Freedom is on the line! But how good are the methods used to discern truth? Are they effective? Are they reliable? In this podcast we discuss 2 easy mistakes that many truth seekers fall into. They are super important because they affect our … [Read more...] about Ep 152 – Warning All Truth Seekers – Don’t Make These Two Mistakes!
Without guidance in the thinking process, your success in finding the truth in any particular issue will be sporadic and limited. Below I offer you a framework to help give structure to your method and therefore increase your confidence that the convictions you hold are indeed true. All of these techniques overlap and … [Read more...] about A Method to find Truth