Thursday, 8 September 2011

Replacing common myths by effective truths (Part 3 of 9)


Can we remove counter-productive actions also from other areas of our life? How much of what we believe about the world holds true upon detailed examination? Are our convictions solidly based on facts?

What about our ethical values and fundamental goals? Do we resort to prejudice in order to hide irrational fears? Do we appeal to tradition in order to safeguard inefficiency?

It takes a strong will and massive efforts to modify the way we eat.

On many occasions, men and women undertake such changes only as a last resort, for instance, after having suffered a heart attack or being diagnosed with cancer.

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by Laram777 under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]

Replacing common myths by effective truths
(Part 3 of 9)


Can we remove counter-productive actions also from other areas of our life? How much of what we believe about the world holds true upon detailed examination? Are our convictions solidly based on facts?

What about our ethical values and fundamental goals? Do we resort to prejudice in order to hide irrational fears? Do we appeal to tradition in order to safeguard inefficiency?

It takes a strong will and massive efforts to modify the way we eat.

On many occasions, men and women undertake such changes only as a last resort, for instance, after having suffered a heart attack or being diagnosed with cancer.

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by Laram777 under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]