How to think is not taught in schools. Everyone believes they know how to think already, so few people question their skill level in this respect. In truth, few people know how to think effectively. You can be one of them if you follow the guidance below and in this series. If you wish to remind yourself of why thinking is so important, please follow the link. Your basic choice It is … [Read more...] about How to think (part 1)
To the masses 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 even knowing the meaning of the word. Few appreciate what a useful science it … [Read more...] about Who Needs Philosophy? Everyone does!
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 practice? What follows is by no means the last word on becoming more … [Read more...] about Becoming More Conscious
To be in the Matrix is to do what everyone else does, often in ignorance of the greater context, hidden agendas, possible alternatives and even our own motives. To break out we need increased awareness, but the only way to become more aware is to gain knowledge. To gain knowledge we must educate ourselves. In a nutshell, the way out of the Matrix is to self-educate and ideally (for our … [Read more...] about Lifelong Learning is the way out of the Matrix – Education (Part 2) with Mark Neale
Conscious living implies habitually bringing more consciousness to bear than perhaps we are used to, in every aspect of our lives. This week we take a look at an example of this mindset in the story of Tao Wimbush. Here is a man who redesigned his life right from scratch, and ended up creating an eco-village community of successful and happy smallholders in West Wales. To be more … [Read more...] about Conscious Living by Design with Tao Wimbush