We were discussing whether the use of alcohol is (ever) rational, and it resulted in the following rant on my part. Excuse me if my bias is showing just a wee tad! Human beans seem to have always had an appetite for mood altering-mind altering substances . . . 1,273 total views, 6 views today Originally posted 2013-02-15 […]
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This is more about rational thinking in the larger sense than REBT per se. It illustrates in the most scandalous and amazing way human beings profound tendency to think, emote and behave gullibly, credulously and superstitiously. As Dr. Ellis ‘demurely’ said, “Humans are out of their fucking minds!” […]
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Skywalker speaks! Is rational always logical? Skywalker comments: 1,472 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-09-09 04:28:03.
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Will practicing REBT turn you into a Pollyanna ??? 1,527 total views, no views today Originally posted 2016-12-30 03:55:27.
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Sat 2 Jan 2016, 10:22 pm Hi there REBT Mates! I normally prefer to maintain just a little bit of decorum on this blog, and avoid posting stray dogs, stray thoughts, flashes of inspiration and what not until they have had a chance to gel just a bit and until I have had an […]
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The Black Cat Analogy 1,128 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2016-04-22 18:21:55.
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Everyone is familiar with the expression “Don’t take it personally!” Good advice in my opinion, but what does it mean and how can we actually achieve it? 1,235 total views, no views today Originally posted 2016-04-29 21:30:29.
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If you read one book this year, read Steven Pinker’s “Enlightenment Now.” Please! More than any book I have read, this one exposes how the despair, nastiness, anger and masochism characteristic of today’s social-cultural-political climate is irrational, manufactured and simply based on incorrect information. ~Rex Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress 228 total […]
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Accentuate the Rational, Eliminate the Woo-woo 91 total views, no views today
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