A definition is a statement expressing the meaning of a concept in terms of its essential characteristics or nature. What do I mean by this? What do you mean by that? Inaccurate or sloppy definitions are the cause of incalculable misunderstandings, … [Read more...] about How to check your definitions and know what you’re talking about!
Greed is blamed for many human problems. Again and again, you hear people citing greed as an inescapable and fundamental aspect of human nature that results in disregard for others, injustice, theft, environmental destruction, conflict and suffering. … [Read more...] about Is greed the cause of any human problems?
The cure to all problems is the curiosity to find the answer! And asking questions is an expression of curiosity and is the crucial essence of the reasoning process! It is because of your absolute need to know the truth, because your life depends on … [Read more...] about How to Ask and Answer the best questions to find Truth
In any and every issue you need to know the truth if you are to stand any chance of success. Whether you are trying to lose weight, plan your financial security, trying to figure out how to be healthy or happy, you need the truth. If you act on … [Read more...] about The Essential Foundations of Truth
These days it is clear that the vast majority believe in the narrative. They believe that governments and authorities know best and have their best interests at heart, they believe in face masks, they believe in the virus story, they believe in … [Read more...] about Belief in the narrative, no matter what
When I was a child there was a TV quiz show in which contestants examined a really zoomed in close-up of one tiny part of a larger object. They had to guess what the larger object was while the camera slowly zoomed out. As more of the picture was … [Read more...] about There is no such thing as knowledge out of context
This is about achieving certainty, but it is also about more than that. It’s a summary of a thinking process that leads to certainty, that leads to the confidence that what you claim to know is indeed true. So what is certainty? It’s a measure of … [Read more...] about Ep 113: Certainty – How Can I Be Sure That What I Claim to Know Is True?
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 improve your confidence that the convictions you … [Read more...] about A Method to find Truth
These are dark days for humanity. Even while I bask in the summer sunshine, getting on with the setting and achieving of my own personal goals, I fear for the future that is looming. The declaration of a pandemic due to the alleged dangers of the … [Read more...] about The pandemic narrative is a fatal blow to human freedom and therefore human flourishment
Emotional problems are inexplicable until you understand that emotions depend on our thinking. Only by grasping the causal relationship between our thoughts and our values can we understand that it is our values and our stored conclusions and … [Read more...] about Three Minute Therapy – with Dr Michael Edelstein