In Episode 132 of the Podcast I am joined by Patrik Holmqvist to discuss the most essential insight for the truth-seeker. namely that mysticism is the BIGGEST duff steer of method. It amounts to the scuppering of your mind and its ability to achieve certainty on any issue. Mysticism is the tool of the deceiver and the … [Read more...] about Ep 132 Reason versus mysticism – an essential insight for truth seekers
Modern education has abandoned us - by design. Many young people are now functionally illiterate and they have no clue how to spot an argument or construct one. The basic rules of organizing one's mind and of reasoning with logic is beyond the capability of most grown up people today. DON'T BE ONE OF THEM! The … [Read more...] about Ep 126 Dr David Kelley discusses the MOST IMPORTANT LIFE SKILL you will ever need
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. But is greed really to blame? First, let’s look at the commonly … [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 it that you are programmed at birth to be curious. Your natural … [Read more...] about How to Ask and Answer the best questions to find Truth
Max Igan refers to the current alleged pandemic as a global IQ test and he gives good reasons for this humorous observation. He is a truth-seeker from down under and currently lives in Queensland, Australia. Having spent a lot of his life as a travelling musician, Max now spends most of his time on his radio show and … [Read more...] about Ep 116: Max Igan discusses the current Global IQ Test
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 anything that they hear in the mainstream news. Is this so surprising? … [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 revealed it became easier to identify precisely what was being observed … [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 how much evidence there is for a particular proposition, claim or … [Read more...] about Ep 113: Certainty – How Can I Be Sure That What I Claim to Know Is True?
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 coronavirus marks a whole new chapter in the story of our western … [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 expectations that determine our emotions. Dr Michael Edelstein's 'three … [Read more...] about Three Minute Therapy – with Dr Michael Edelstein