These days it is hard to find anyone who is prepared to admit they are a fan of using fossil fuel energy. So deeply entrenched is the false idea that CO2 is the great evil and that the planet will be destroyed unless we all switch to renewables. No … [Read more...] about The Moral case for Fossil Fuel Energy – with Don Watkins
Habits can be formidable obstacles to self-improvement when set against us, however, they become powerful allies if we can harness them to our benefit. EFT (tapping) can be used to harness this power and overwrite old mental programs that lock us in … [Read more...] about EFT (Tapping): Healing through reprogramming the subconscious mind
In March 2019, Nigel Howitt presented his talk on designing the fundamentals of health into a holistic lifestyle plan to members of the 'Federation of Holistic Therapists' in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK. Summary: Optimal physical well being is … [Read more...] about Health Talk – Lifestyle Choices Supporting The Fundamentals Of Health
The idea that money is the root of all evil or its variant "The love of money is the root of all evil" are a moral assumption many of us have grown up with. It is embedded deep within the mainstream view that most people have absorbed and hold as … [Read more...] about Is money really the root of all evil?
Santa Claus Syndrome is the name given to the psychological effects of the 'Father Christmas' or 'Santa Claus' story. It is proposed that the story is more than just a nice festive story, it is a widespread untruth that all of society is 'in on'. … [Read more...] about Santa Claus Syndrome – the hidden effects of lying to our children at Christmas
What is a Matrix? What does the word mean? What are people referring to to when they talk of 'the Matrix'? Why use the story of the film as a metaphor? Let's shed some light on the topic and see why a science fiction story can serve as a useful … [Read more...] about What is “The Matrix”? What’s outside it, and how can we escape?
Do you long for a more meaningful and empowered lifestyle? Do you long to escape the rat race and the madness of modern living. Then living off the land could be for you. It is a whole new approach to life that may seem impossible to some, yet is … [Read more...] about The many benefits of living off the land
Morality may seem a dull and uninteresting concept, but the reason it interests me is this. Humans do not have automatic knowledge. We need a code of values to guide our behaviour and choices if we wish to live successful and happy lives. Which … [Read more...] about Mainstream morality opposes human flourishing
Almost everyone thinks philosophy is boring and irrelevant, possibly of intellectual interest to people who have nothing practical to do with their lives. But is this just another myth to deflect us from the truth? Can a real jewel be so smeared that … [Read more...] about Who Needs Philosophy? YOU DO!
Optimal health is one of the most basic and important values to a human life. Any quality of life attained through gaining values such as a beautiful house, a great job and a wonderful familty are vulnerable to being lost if we disregard our health. … [Read more...] about A complete strategy for optimal health