How do we know whether our values are right or wrong?
We have been having a fascinating discussion at the REBT-CBT Yahoogroup about REBT and values. A member points out that everyone has a collection of values; things and qualities which are important to them., and asks what REBT says about values and–more interesting–how do we know whether our values are right or wrong? 3,365 total views, […]
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Even though I don’t I don’t think I’ll convert the world to rationality, I may influence an occasional person here and there. And every small addition to the sum total of rationality is precious. ~Isaac Asimov -1988″ 3,889 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2017-07-28 07:02:06.
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Are you “rational”?
The word rational is obviously fundamental to REBT. After all, we are Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. However, I am afraid this is misleading to many as REBT uses the word in a special way . . . 16,032 total views, 3 views today Originally posted 2015-08-29 05:33:32.
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Would you like to play a game?
Would you like to play a game? This game only has one rule. It’s based on the premise that you had two parents, and you agree that–so far as we know–every human being who has ever lived had two parents. Agreed? If you think I’m trying to trick you, take a minute to think about […]
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Is Neo the “One”?
In the thrilling, climactic scene of The Matrix, Neo is being chased by Agent Smith and his men intent on killing him. However, as the agents fire their guns, Neo has a stunning revelation: the solid world he perceives is actually nothing more than a computer code made up of ones and zeros running in […]
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Let’s all become Mr. Spock and get rid of emotions! . . . Not!!! Not ??? 5,044 total views, 8 views today Originally posted 2013-03-26 22:07:14.
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Read “Enlightenment Now” Now!
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 3,476 total views Originally posted 2018-10-01 06:33:40.
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Stoic Philosophy and REBT
The gods have released you from accountability for your parents, your siblings, your body, your possessions – for death and for life itself. They made you responsible only for what is in your power – the proper use of impressions. So why take on the burden of matters which you cannot answer for? You […]
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It is good to think about the future!
How far can you imagine into your future? For those suffering from addictions, alcoholism and depression, only about 9 days! 16,515 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2015-08-30 20:58:55.
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