The biggest challenge of
thinking rationally is not learning new techniques, it is
overcoming irrational and anti-rational ways of thinking. In Part 1
of this series, I talked about how religious faith conflicts with
your rational faculty. This episode is about a secular way of
thinking that will derail your...
Rational thinking is the
engine behind all the great achievements of the modern world. It is
the vital tool for making your own choices and for freeing yourself
from prejudices and indoctrination. This series of episodes
summarises all the best ideas that I've found about how to think
rationally. Part 1 uses the example...
As part of adopting a
minimalist lifestyle and becoming expats, we sold everything that
would not fit into one suitcase each. The biggest part of our
downsizing was selling our apartment and all the furniture in it.
This episode is about the practical and psychological lessons from
selling the flat, getting rid of all...