“Thank Goodness I’m Alive” by Daniel Dennett

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 a week before it started he suffered a heart attack. After a few days of recovery he wrote a letter to be read at the conference. This is the video of Paul Churchland reading that Dan’s letter.

Click on the blue link below to watch the video, join the discussion and add your comments.

For more than three decades, almost from its inception, the field of Cognitive Behavior Therapy has been taking a turn toward and embracing various aspects of mindfulness meditation, mindfulness practices and mindful living such as the development of MBCBT / Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, ACT and others. REBT-CBT relates to mindfulness, and mindfulness relates to gratitude and acceptance.   In his letter (as read by Paul Churchland) Prof. Dennet expresses gratitude and acceptance in as lovely and profound a way as I have rarely heard. Not too shabby for a card-carrying atheist, especially one that looks surprisingly like Santa Claus!  😉 

Please watch and enjoy the video and then tell us what you think. 




Consciousness Explained
List Price: $18.00
Price: $14.15
You Save: $3.85
Price Disclaimer







© 2018, Rex Alexander. All rights reserved.

944 total views, 0 views today

© Copyright 2018 Rex Alexander, All rights Reserved. Written For:

Originally posted 2017-08-12 05:45:35.

Rex Alexander

REBT Coach :
Admin REBT Info Website & facebook group :
I like bicycling, cinema, cats, veggies, REBT-CBT, et al, General Semantics & ePrime, Stoic Philosophy, and a bunch of other stuff.

Visit My Website/blog
View All Posts
Let the world know!Email this to someoneShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

Tags: , , , ,

Join discussion

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sign up for weekly digest of new posts

Copyright © 2012-2018 All rights reserved.
This site is using the Desk Mess Mirrored Child Child-Theme, v2., on top of
the Parent-Theme Desk Mess Mirrored, v2.5, from BuyNowShop.com