There are several deep-seated beliefs instilled in the minds of all of us that are really difficult for people to question. The idea that we should reach for a pair of glasses when we get old and our eyesight "inevitably" begins to degrade is one of them. The fact is that the donning of a pair of glasses is like … [Read more...] about Avoiding The Need for Glasses – with David Glassman
The Moral case for Fossil Fuel Energy – with Don Watkins
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 rational debate is heard in the mainstream media because the pros and … [Read more...] about The Moral case for Fossil Fuel Energy – with Don Watkins
Health Risks of Cell Phones and WiFi: How to Protect Yourself against Wireless Hazards
Why should you care about EMF's? Who could live without Wifi? Why should you restrict your mobile phone use? What are the real dangers that are not talked about in the mainstream media? These are questions you would do well to ask, if you value your health and the fertility of your children and grandchildren. Listen to … [Read more...] about Health Risks of Cell Phones and WiFi: How to Protect Yourself against Wireless Hazards
Santa Claus Syndrome – the hidden effects of lying to our children at Christmas
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'. Once you discover the truth one is implicitly obligated to keep telling … [Read more...] about Santa Claus Syndrome – the hidden effects of lying to our children at Christmas
What is “The Matrix”? What’s outside it, and how can we escape?
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 illustration of modern life. Firstly, let me say that I do not propose we … [Read more...] about What is “The Matrix”? What’s outside it, and how can we escape?
Ep 66 – The many benefits of living off the land
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 considered by a growing number of people to be many solutions rolled into … [Read more...] about Ep 66 – The many benefits of living off the land
Ep 64 – Mainstream morality opposes human flourishing
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 particular moral code is followed, therefore, is of paramount importance … [Read more...] about Ep 64 – Mainstream morality opposes human flourishing
Who Needs Philosophy? YOU DO!
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 it passes unnoticed? Many people are enslaved to its power without … [Read more...] about Who Needs Philosophy? YOU DO!
A complete strategy for optimal health
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. Any values and goals we achieve can amount to zero should we suffer … [Read more...] about A complete strategy for optimal health
Becoming More Conscious
We have all heard phrases about becoming more conscious. Some speak in terms of a spiritual enlightenment others of 'waking up' to the many issues we face in the world today. Whatever form we are familiar with it is not a new idea. But what does it really mean? Why is it so important? And what does it look like in … [Read more...] about Becoming More Conscious