A beach where one needs 'supervisors' to: a) pull you out in emergencies, b) warn you not to swim, c) watch out for sharks, ...is not a good beach. It's certainly not 'one of the best in the world'. Despite what 'they' say. Besides the obvious, what might it be? In some cases, and especially if the beach is popular, it's likely to be a marketing … [Read more...] about Stop And THINK About Things
Prescription for a better life, better relationships, better business, better management, better thinking: study philosophy. The dictionary definition of Philosophy: phi·los·o·phy (fĭ-lŏs’ə-fē) pronunciation n., pl. -phies. 1. Love and pursuit of wisdom by intellectual means and moral self-discipline. 2. Investigation of the nature, causes, or principles of … [Read more...] about Why Study Philosophy?
For many of us here in 'the west' the Christian cross is a well-known symbol. Like me, I expect many people would be extremely surprised to discover that a brand symbol, around 100 years old, is more widely known than Christianity's symbol, upon which Jesus was reportedly crucified. Besides the obvious interest in this fact from a 'trivia perspective', it is … [Read more...] about How Well Known Is The Christian Cross?
These days it is easy to overdose on caffeine (Wikipedia). In fact, some people even boast about getting their caffeine fix and tell themselves, and others, that they cannot function without it. You see this across the web; in social media bios, tweets, Facebook posts and more. Caffeine addiction is often presented as some kind of 'badge of honour', or thinly disguised by … [Read more...] about Are You Consuming Too Much Caffeine?
What is 'critical thinking'? Dictionary.com defines it as: "disciplined thinking that is clear, rational, open-minded, and informed by evidence". There is more here on Wikipedia. Practicing critical thinking is often difficult. Things which get in the way include: Subconscious mind conditioning Bias Advertising and marketing Societal archetypes Ignorance - … [Read more...] about What Does Choosing Car Insurance Have To Do With Critical Thinking?