Parenting is very demanding yet endlessly rewarding. Roslyn Ross says in one of her blogs, "parenting today is the hardest job we’ll ever love". But although it is challenging it is perhaps one of the greatest opportunities for personal growth alongside the growth of the children. This is because if we are fully … [Read more...] about A Theory of Objectivist Parenting – with Roslyn Ross
Peace is an almost universally held value, yet seemingly as elusive as happiness. Few would explicitly claim to not want to see peace in the wider community. However, human actions very often contradict explicitly professed values. Firstly, what exactly is peace anyway? What must be in place in order to achieve it? … [Read more...] about Peace can only be found outside the Matrix
Objectivism gives you clear unambiguous answers to the essential questions of life. What is the nature of reality? What is real and what is not? How can I know what is true? What should I do? How should I act? To answer questions such as these we need philosophy. In this episode of 'Living outside the Matrix', … [Read more...] about The Philosophy of Objectivism with Dr David Kelley
On my journey into exploring thinking and improving my own mental clarity and efficacy I have discovered techniques that have helped me lift the brain fog. These are things I know work from my experience. As I implemented each strategy I noticed improved my clarity of mind. Here is a summary of what I have … [Read more...] about 10 tips for clearer thinking
Most people consider their own mental processes to be what thinking is, without ever considering the nature of the activity and without ever questioning the effectiveness of their particular methods. Modern schooling practices discourage critical thinking by their very nature (e.g. multiple-choice testing) and leave … [Read more...] about Why is thinking so important?
Reason is the faculty that identifies and integrates the information provided by our senses to give us knowledge of reality. It is the means to accurately perceive and therefore operate within the world around us. Sanity is universally regarded as ‘being in touch with reality’, and rational (or reasonable) behaviour is … [Read more...] about Reason: Your only guide to knowledge