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Are humans “animals” or another class of life entirely?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 21 Nov 17 in ePrime, General Semantics, REBT & Other therapies compared |

Are humans animals or something else entirely? 260 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-03-06 05:48:19.

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Happiness of your life depends upon the the quality of your thoughts

“The happiness of your life depends upon the the quality of your thoughts.” ~Marcus Aurelius 202 total views, no views today Originally posted 2016-04-11 07:31:06.

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What’s wrong with saying, “I am an EXCELLENT person” ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 4 Nov 17 in Acceptance, General Semantics, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, ULA, UOA, USA |

We have  bee having a lively–if somewhat perennial–discussion about why REBT dos not favor motivation and bolstering of “self esteem” by using global labels and “rating,”  such as “I am an EXCELLENT person.” 3,636 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2014-01-06 22:41:50.

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You don’t get to judge me! (or do you?)

Mon 9 Sep 2013, 9:58 am Read all about it . . . click the blue link below to read more and join the discussion. 188 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-09-08 20:05:28.

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Do anti-depressant medications work?

We have been having a fascinating discussion that I reckon is best framed as “Do anti-depressant medications work?”  It would be witless to try to have a credible discussion here about the science.  But we don’t need to delve too deeply into the science when the semantics of the question is so much more compelling and […]

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Is “should” ever necessary?

A faithful reader asks What’s the best response to “I should have ______  (done x y z more) and if I had, things would be different now”?     Thank Ah, yes!  Our “Darling Shoulds!”  How we resist relinquishing them!   As if they were some jewel more precious than diamonds!   😉  5,411 total views, no views today Originally […]

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ISes Don’t, And Nouns Are Not

Posted by John Chase Schaeffer on Wed 18 Oct 17 in ePrime, General Semantics, Humor |

  We are very pleased to include the whimsical-yet-profoundpoetic exploration of what I call “The Tyranny of the Nouns!”  by John Chase Schaeffer.  Enjoy!  Thanks, John! 786 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-05-18 07:59:30.

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Why “can’t” you rate the essence of a human?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 14 Oct 17 in Acceptance, ePrime, General Semantics, judgment, People Rating, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, USA |

From: Jane…@… Subject:  REX – General Semantics – Questions – REBT.info Date:  Sun, 15 Dec 2013 21:01:53 +0530 To:  AskRex@rebtinfo.info <askrex@rebtinfo.info>  Hey Rex, My name is Jane. I too practice REBT and it has significantly improved my life. I have been reading some of your articles on general semantics and E-Prime and find it very […]

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Is anythnig ever truly 100% awful?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 10 Oct 17 in Acceptance, Awfulzing, General Semantics |

I enjoy the General Semantics (actually, more "ePrime") exercise of debating whether anything is ever truly 100% awful. Continue reading if you would like to know why REBT firmly asserts that NOTHING is ever 100% awful…   1,897 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-02-08 19:20:50.

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Is The Donald a hero?

This week, billionaire businessman and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump ignited a firestorm in the media with his remarks about Senator John McCain’s service record, “He’s no hero!” declares Trump. 3,671 total views, no views today Originally posted 2015-07-23 04:38:32.

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