Daniel Dennett is an American philosopher, writer, and cognitive scientist whose research centers on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and philosophy of biology, a “new atheist”, one of the so called “The Four Horsemen.” Prof. Dennett was invited to the 2006 meeting of the “Beyond Belief: Science, Religion, Reason and Survival” conference, but just […]
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Hello REBT Mates! We have been talking about 'happiness.' Is it real or a cruel, false hope propagated by self-help authors trying to peddle their books and seminars? Possibly a bit of both, me thinks. A reader quotes Will Ross's website to help make his case for happiness: 321 total views, no views today Originally posted 2012-11-14 […]
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Hi REBT Mates! Happy Thanksgiving! I wrote this yesterday for someone who struggles with depression. The holidays and tragic events in the news are not making it any easier. I am re-posting it here, pretty much unedited. While I reckon no one would ever accuse me of being Pollyanna, this is a message of hope, […]
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“The happiness of your life depends upon the the quality of your thoughts.” ~Marcus Aurelius 258 total views, no views today Originally posted 2016-04-11 07:31:06.
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We have been discussing visualizing, specifically as it relates to “Scary Pictures” in Russ Harris’s wonderful, “Happiness Trap.” The individual says that he prefers ACT to REBT-CBT, but that he has difficulty visualizing and therefore difficulty applying the techniques in the “Scary Pictures” section of Russ’s book. 12,735 total views, no views today Originally posted 2014-04-28 […]
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We have been having a great time with our friends over at the REBT-CBT Forum discussing the timeless question, What is the Purpose of Life? Actually, REBT has quite a bit to say about this, but I fear that what it has to say is not very satisfying to those who raise the question! Click the […]
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Good Morning REBT Mates! We have been discussing whether it is really possible to be “genuinely happy and what REBT has to say about happiness. A reader shares this quote from the Dalai Lama "Achieving genuine happiness may require bringing about a transformation in your outlook, your way of thinking, and this is not a […]
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Wed 11 Mar 2015, 7:36 pm Perhaps there are such people as “pure philosophers” who placidly think about the “meaning of life” as a kind of “recreation,” and are not motivated to do so by existential angst. 3,292 total views, no views today Originally posted 2015-03-11 05:39:27.
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Don’t worry, be happy!” ~Meher Baba Say what? Click the blue link below to continue reading and join the discussion. 2,124 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2013-06-28 05:05:49.
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