Mysticism will always negate and prevent Freedom Ideas are powerful, they shape the lives of men and set the course for civilisations. Ideas are what motivate us. The ideas we adopt as true determine our values, our goals, and every aspect of our experience. And the more fundamental an idea is the more powerful it … [Read more...] about Calling all thinkers… Here’s why you must reject Mysticism!
Like everyone, you will assume you know all about what truth is. But there are many traps to fall into that you may not be aware of. In the same way that a soldier must be fully prepared for battle, so must you be fully equipped and 'clued in' before you start. If truth were a tangible commodity, it would be the most … [Read more...] about What is Truth? – Step one for the truth seeker
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 and happy, you need to know the truth. But what does it rest on? What premises must we hold to even form the concept … [Read more...] about Ep 147 Foundations of Truth – Premises on which the concept must necessarily stand
There is a crisis in human thinking at the root of the alleged pandemic and the loss of freedoms across the globe. If vigilance is the price of freedom, then we can only expect our freedom to diminish. Because there is no vigilance being practiced by the populous in our culture. For the vast majority there is not even … [Read more...] about Ep 136 The crisis in thinking behind our loss of freedom
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
Only recently I wrote in my journal of my happiness and the achievement of various goals in my life. But I am a truth seeker, and as such, I am compelled to assess the full context of my life with honesty and integrity, so as to be accurately in touch with reality. To this end, a periodic reality check is an absolute … [Read more...] about Reality Check!
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
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?
Like everyone, you probably want to avoid being misled, or sold a duff steer. If you are informing yourself on any topic that relates to your lifestyle choices or to your happiness and well-being you need to be confident that the ideas you hear and take on board are sound. To do this you need to be aware of logical … [Read more...] about Ep100: Learning to spot Logical Fallacies – with Bo Bennett
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