On Claiming Belief in God: Commentary

So I think i’ll tell you what I’ve learned. Over the last year, um, I’ve traveled to about a hundred and sixty cities since last January with my wife Tammy, and spoken to about 300 thousand people at live events. And so the first thing I’ve learned was that, for Continue Reading

UQx META101x 1.1.1.2 Knowledge and belief

HETHERINGTON It’s not enough just to have opinions. It doesn’t matter – people sometimes say, “but I really feel it.” Well, tough. That doesn’t make it knowledge. You’ve got a philosophical theory here, a longstanding one, which starts to tell us why that isn’t enough. MACINTOSH Sometimes then, we substitute Continue Reading

Ep 1 || It’s All About Belief || Rob & Hamza

A Strange Encounter: Explaining Alien Abduction Belief

Thank you to everybody for coming. So this is an overview of what I’m going to do. First of all I’m just going to set forward some preliminaries, a couple of things I’m going to assume without argument, then I’m going to give a brief overview of the kind of Continue Reading

How To Be Confident

In well-meaning attempts to boost our confidence ahead of challenging moments, people often try to draw our attention to our strengths: our intelligence, our competence, our experience. But this can – curiously – have some awkward consequences. There’s a type of under-confidence that arises specifically when we grow too attached Continue Reading

The Mechanisms and Effects of Dogmatic Belief Systems

Stubbornness can be pretty annoying at times. Especially in regard to important issues like climate change, immigration, equality and spirituality. So why does it seem some people just won’t listen to reason or change their opinion regardless of the evidence. In this video we will discuss the effects of dogmatic Continue Reading

I Was In A Cult

– When I was seven, my parents joined a cult. (whooshing) (creaking) – I was in a cult. – I was born into a cult. – I was a part of the Advanced Training Institute from the time I was seven to the time I was 17. – I was Continue Reading

OSHO International Meditation Resort – A Meeting Place of Friends

OSHO presents See where 30 days away from your ROUTINE life can take you! I love it It’s nice, it’s very beautiful to laugh It’s very, very interesting… I love it! Amazing, it is an eye opener lovely It is beautiful Living In Residential Program The OSHO International Meditation Resort Continue Reading

How to Understand Sexiness

When it comes to sex, we are – in theory – living in wildly liberated times. So you’d think it would easy to feel at ease owning up to certain sorts of sexual desires. But for most of us, the world doesn’t actually feel that generous about fetishes. It’s very Continue Reading

How To Know Yourself

Many of us are wandering the earth, accomplished in many ways, capable of fulfillment at points, but with a fundamental wound that stops us from becoming who we might be: we don’t quite know who we are.It isn’t, of course, that we can’t remember the basics of our biographies. We’re Continue Reading