I returned to Facebook in August 2017 after having closed my old account and later going 'incognito' with a new account for a while. Most of this article was written and published on Facebook then. I have had a mixed relationship with Facebook for a long time due to a variety of concerns. Perhaps have a look at some of the links below and reflect on your own lives, and … [Read more...] about Some Of My Thoughts On Facebook
The 'big bad wolf' has had a bum rap; an undeserved bad name. In our culture we are subconsciously conditioned to fear the wolf, and to see wolves as bad. It's wrong and has exacerbated persecution of wolves. The Little Red Riding Hood story is the source of some of this conditioning, which has affected multitudes from a young age. Stuff we learn when we are young can get … [Read more...] about Be Wary Of The ‘Big Bad Person’ At The Grocery Store
A beach where one needs 'supervisors' (life savers) 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. Here on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Besides the obvious, what might it be? In some cases, and especially … [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?