Fancy That! – Life is Mental After All

1 – We are Born Brainless Nobodies – To our minds, we come into being as material beings explained as being due to physical stuff such as biology and classical physics. Much time is spent trying to explain how we are something as opposed to nothing or even why there is anything as opposed to […]

Gary’s Thoughts on the God Issue

This is the first post in a new category “Insights & Understanding” in which I attempt to simplify the incredibly complicated subject of Reality from my point of view. May your God go with you God – The absolute – The Tao – Universal Consciousness – Source – Mind at Large – The One – […]

Make Life Interesting – Read!

Arguably the greatest character strength to develop is the love of learning (wisdom) – Mastering new skills, topics, and bodies of knowledge, whether on one’s own or formally; related to the strength of curiosity but goes beyond it to describe the tendency to add systematically to what one knows progressively. For learning lovers – reading […]

Why Lift Weights – Bodybuilding?

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau poet and philosopher Why Lift Weights – Bodybuilding? You may be reading this and thinking that exact question. First, let us define bodybuilding for our purposes. Bodybuilding – Any person changing or wishing to change the shape of […]

Different For Girls?

Don’t allow gender specific bullshit falsehoods to keep you from the best exercise choice you could ever make. Should the way women exercise be radically different to the way men exercise? In my opinion there should be no such thing as gender appropriate exercise as there are no relevant differences that would affect exercise and […]

Feeling Alone in a Crowd

I am probably not alone in spending the majority of my life believing myself ordinary and unexceptional and as such with nothing of interest to say to people on how they may live their lives. Retrospectively I have always had this feeling of never really belonging in groups and a feeling of being the odd […]

Online Bullying – An Egoic Mind Tactic

TRUE PROGRESS BEGINS WHEN THE EGO FADES There seems to be a belief that discussions need to have a winner and a loser. Added to that seems to be the belief that within any topic that there is only one universal truth for everyone and people with opinions not matching the most aggressive participant’s opinions […]