“Thank Goodness I’m Alive” by Daniel Dennett

After suffering a heart attack, Daniel Dennett, American philosopher, writer and cognitive scientist “Thank goodness I’m alive!”    2,854 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2017-08-12 05:45:35.

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Are you “rational”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 31 Jul 20 in Basics, Happiness, Rational living, Rational Thinking |

  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 . . .  14,424 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2015-08-29 05:33:32.

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How do we know whether our values are right or wrong?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 26 Jul 20 in morality, Rational living, Rational Thinking |

  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?  1,825 total views, […]

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Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better! (Sure you are!)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 21 Jul 20 in Postive thinkikng, Rational Thinking, REBT & Other therapies compared |

Every day, in every way I am getting better and better!” Yeah, right, sure! To quote that brilliant 20th Century philosopher, Curly of the Three Stooges  … “Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck!”   If you believe that, we would like to ask simply, How is that going for you?     2,080 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2012-11-03 04:15:21.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 18 Jul 20 in quotes, Rational living, Rational Thinking |

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″  2,507 total views Originally posted 2017-07-28 07:02:06.

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Accentuate the Rational

Accentuate the Rational,   Eliminate the Woo–woo  1,602 total views Originally posted 2019-01-18 00:00:32.

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New book on rational drinking!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 14 Jul 20 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Books & Media, Rational Thinking |

I am very pleased to remind you of a book by my friends Dr. Michael Edelstein (left) and the late Will Ross (right)*, two people eminently qualified to teach us about how distorted thinking and irrational beliefs lead to excessive, self-destructive behaviors such as alcoholism and drug addictions.    1,950 total views Originally posted 2013-01-11 18:53:48.

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Politically Correct vs. Free Speech? What on Earth could REBT have to say about “political correctness” vs. free speech?  2,659 total views Originally posted 2014-06-25 07:11:21.

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

You don’t get to Judge me!!!    1,631 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2013-09-08 20:05:28.

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Is rational always logical???

       Skywalker speaks! Is rational always logical?   Skywalker comments:  2,251 total views Originally posted 2013-09-09 04:28:03.

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