Glen Willson

32 posts

Mark Manson’s ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck’ – Review

Background Mark Manson is an author and blogger with over 2 million readers. Summary Mark Manson combines philosophy and humor to provide insight on how to prioritize what values are truly important… Read more »

Ben Shapiro’s ‘Bullies: How the Left's Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences Americans’ – Review

Background Ben Shapiro is a national bestselling author and political commentator, popularly known for his college campus tours on social justice issues. Summary Ben Shapiro points out the hypocrisies of the socialist,… Read more »

Graham Hancock’s ‘The Divine Spark: Psychedelics, Consciousness and the Birth of Civilization’ – Review

Background Graham Hancock is an international bestselling author and his books have sold over 5 million copies worldwide. Summary The Divine Spark: Psychedelics, Consciousness and the Birth of Civilization is a collection… Read more »

Tim Ferriss’s ‘Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons and World-Class Performers’ – Review

Background Tim Ferriss is a bestselling author and entrepreneur best known for his book The 4-Hour Workweek. He also hosts The Tim Ferriss Show which is the first business/interview podcast to… Read more »

How to Engineer the Best Sleep

Sleep is important. Here are tips to engineer the best sleep. Re-tuck your bed sheets every night. Re-tucking your sheets helps keep a stable temperature and even surface. Keep your room dark… Read more »

Huston Smith’s ‘Why Religion Matters: The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief’ – Review

Background Huston Smith is known as the world’s leading scholar on world religions. The book was published in 2000. It is worth mentioning that I am an atheist and classical liberal… Read more »

Stefan Molyneux’s ‘The Art of The Argument: Western Civilization's Last Stand’ – Review

Background Stefan Molyneux is the host of the largest philosophy show on the internet with over 250 million downloads. He is the author of 10 books. Molyneux is brilliant and receives a… Read more »

Jordan Peterson’s ‘12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos’ – Review

Background Jordan Peterson is a psychologist, cultural critic, and professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. Summary Coming from his background in psychology, mythology, and philosophy, Jordan Peterson shares 12 practical… Read more »

Diet and Health Tips for More Energy

Here are my diet and health tips for more energy! I’ll cover diet, sleep, and 4 easy ways to reduce stress. Diet Certain things like cutting out sugar and caffeine from… Read more »

Sean Carroll’s ‘The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself’ – Review

Background Sean Carroll is a world-renowned physicist and a research professor of physics at California Institute of Technology. Summary Sean Carroll explores our place in the universe from a scientific worldview. The… Read more »

A Critique of Western Scientists

In the pursuit of truth it is important to critique leading scientists and the culture of science. Leading scientists have the job of empowering others and leading humanity in a positive direction.… Read more »

6 Red Flags You May Be Spending Time Around a Narcissist

The ability to sense a narcissist is difficult and requires years of refinement. Here I’ll share 6 red flags you may be spending time around a narcissist. Please take my advice… Read more »

Language and Reality

The Boston University Anthropology Department writes that “Language is the hallmark of our species. It is upon language that human culture itself depends.”1 Language is what we use to describe the… Read more »

15 Perspectives on the Limits of Science

The limits of science is a controversial topic and one that I am passionate about. Here I'll share 15 perspectives on the limits of science. Professor Nicholas Rescher wrote in The Limits… Read more »

Radical Atheism

Today I’ll expand on some of my ideas on New Atheism in the essay I wrote called “The Search for Truth.” It is to mention first that I am an atheist… Read more »