Phil for Humanity Phil for Humanity
A Guide for the Survival of Humankind and Helping the World, Society, and Yourself.



Articles for Personal Development


  1. "How to Win Friends and Influence People" is Wrong
  2. 0^0 is Undefined
  3. 10 Essential Elements of Self-Compassion
  4. 10 Ways 3D Printing is Shaping the Future of Medicine
  5. 13 Steps to be Productive
  6. 20 Mimuts
  7. 3 Reasons to Stop Using Dryers
  8. 5 More Wise (Ass) Sayings
  9. 5 Reasons Why Hype Sucks
  10. 5 Small Nutrition Tips That Make a Big Impact on Your Health
  11. 5 Smart (Ass) Sayings
  12. 6 Reasons Why We Lie
  13. 7 Reasons to Never Retire
  14. 8 Signs That You Work Too Much
  15. 9 1 Woops
  16. 9 Suggestions for Exercising More
  17. A Better Ring Tone
  18. A Broken Clock Might Not be Right Twice a Day
  19. A Homeless Survival Guide
  20. A Mother's Prerogative
  21. A Trashcan in your Car
  22. AC Adapters Issue
  23. Abortion: Religion versus Practicality versus Morality
  24. Accept It and Move On
  25. Accidental Sofa Hack
  26. Addressing Issues
  27. Alarm Clock Lifehack
  28. All Children are Geniuses
  29. All Men Are Not Created Equally
  30. Amazing Paintings that Look like Real Photographs
  31. An Analysis of Reasons for Allowing and Denying Gun Ownership
  32. An Easier Way to Check for a Wet or Soiled Diaper
  33. An Issue with Electrical Safety Plugs
  34. Another Fundamental Flaw with Online Advertisement
  35. Appearance is Everything
  36. Arguments can be Good
  37. Asking Forgiveness versus Permission
  38. Atheism versus Agnosticism
  39. Atheists have Morals
  40. Auto-Correcting People
  41. Baby Knee Pads
  42. Baby Toy Idea
  43. Bathroom Lights
  44. Be a Productive Member of Society
  45. Be a Respectable Adult
  46. Becoming Rich
  47. Being Too Serious
  48. Better Air Conditioner Automation
  49. Better Car Storage Compartments
  50. Better Flea and Tick Prevention for the Home
  51. Better Gasoline Reporting
  52. Blog Carnivals
  53. Blood Filters
  54. Bodybuilding Problems
  55. Bored at Work
  56. Brush then Floss or Floss then Brush?
  57. Bullshit Answers
  58. Buy One, Get One Free
  59. Byzantine Artillery and Defense
  60. Carnival of Debt Management - 28th Edition
  61. Carnival of Life, Happiness, and Meaning - 24th Edition
  62. Carnival of Small Business Issues - 18th Edition
  63. Cash Back from Credit Cards
  64. Censorship
  65. Change or Accept It
  66. Childhood is Stressful
  67. Children and Faith
  68. Chinese Saying about Children
  69. Choice is the only Freedom
  70. Clean Ears with Cotton Swabs?
  71. Colonizing Other Solar Systems
  72. Complaining is Good for You
  73. Computers > Humans
  74. Confusion with Daylight Saving Time
  75. Contacting Aliens
  76. Continuous Improvement
  77. Craps: The Game
  78. Creon and Antigone's Viewpoints
  79. Curved Wallets
  80. Cutting Edge versus Bleeding Edge Technology
  81. Dear Junk Mail Solicitors
  82. Death to Commuting
  83. Delegate to Someone with No Authority
  84. Demote Managers
  85. Desire is Suffering
  86. Diaper Bags versus Backpacks
  87. Do What You Love
  88. Doctor Appointment? Don't Wait Too Long!
  89. Doctor Shots Joke
  90. Does the End Justify the Means?
  91. Double Standard of Opinions
  92. Early Social Stratification
  93. Elevators versus Stairs
  94. Encountering Aliens from another World
  95. Enjoy Each Moment
  96. Etiquette to Reading and Replying to Emails
  97. Everyone has a Boss
  98. Everyone is Racist
  99. Evolution is Dead
  100. Evolution versus Religion
  101. Extroverts and Introverts
  102. Faith is a Mental Disease
  103. Famous Sayings
  104. Fear of Death and Dying
  105. Fear of Rejection
  106. Fibonacci Mystery Proof
  107. Fibonacci Mystery
  108. Firing Idiots!
  109. Five Motivational Tips
  110. Flaw Found with Microsoft's Spider Solitaire
  111. Free Parking
  112. Funny Asian Sign
  113. Gambling Advice
  114. Garage Door Confusion
  115. Gay Marriages
  116. Generic Business Plan
  117. Gift Cards are Evil
  118. Go To Bed Earlier
  119. Google's Problem
  120. Gotcha!
  121. Great Money Comes with Great Responsibility
  122. Greed is Good and Bad
  123. Greeting Cards are a Rip-Off
  124. Grow, Plateau, and Go
  125. Gym Alternatives
  126. Half Full/Empty Glass
  127. Handling Complaints
  128. Hate the Player and the Game
  129. Health is More Important than Wealth
  130. Help Identify These Mushrooms
  131. Homemade Word Puzzle
  132. How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?
  133. How Much Time to Reach the Nearest Star?
  134. How Science Fiction Misrepresents Cloning
  135. How To End Ender's Game
  136. How the IoT Can Help Cities
  137. How to Build Better Trashcans
  138. How to Colonize the Solar System
  139. How to Design Better Gas Stations
  140. How to Divide by Zero
  141. How to Gain Weight And Build Muscle Fast for Skinny Guys
  142. How to Gain Weight
  143. How to Improve Flashlights
  144. How to Improve your Listening Skills at Work
  145. How to Live Off of Minimum Wage
  146. How to Make Credit Cards More Secure
  147. How to Make Credit Cards even MORE Secure and More Widely Accepted
  148. How to Make Refrigerators and Freezers Easier to Access
  149. How to Make a Small Fortune Joke
  150. How to More Cheaply Cool a Fridge
  151. How to NOT Gain Weight
  152. How to Overcome Writer's Block with Greeting Cards
  153. How to Really Increase Your Self Confidence
  154. How to Recognize Junk Mail without ever Opening Them
  155. How to Reduce Stress
  156. How to Sleep Comfortably in a Tent
  157. Hugs versus Kisses
  158. Humanity's Responsibilities
  159. Hyper-Critical
  160. Hypnotic Learning
  161. I Sow for Others to Reap
  162. IT Self-Destruction by Management
  163. If You are not having Fun, then You are not Living
  164. Ignorance and Stupidity
  165. Ignorance is Bliss
  166. Immortality is Stagnation
  167. Improving Cereal Packaging
  168. Inexplicable USPS Packaging Costs
  169. Infinite Number is Impossible
  170. Inflation is Higher than Investment Interest Rates
  171. Is College Worth It?
  172. Is Sarcasm Lying?
  173. Is it Time to Purchase Bank Foreclosed Properties?
  174. Is the Prime Directive Ethical?
  175. Isaac Asimov's View of the Future of Mankind
  176. Issues with Modern Checkbooks
  177. It Does Not Matter
  178. It is Not about Being Right
  179. Knowledge is No Longer Power
  180. Knowledge, Intelligence, and Wisdom
  181. Laziness is the Father of Invention
  182. Less Me, More We
  183. Life is a Phase
  184. Live within your Means
  185. Lottery: A Stupid Man's Tax
  186. Mahjong Aggravation
  187. Managing is Common Sense
  188. Math Proof: Natural Log (X ^ Y)
  189. Merge SIM and SD Cards
  190. Mini-Mattresses
  191. Money Can Not Buy Happiness
  192. Morality is Black or White
  193. Morality versus Forgiveness
  194. Mortgages for Seniors: Pros and Cons of the Reverse Mortgage
  195. Mosquito in the House
  196. Most Juices are Apple Juice
  197. Motivation for College
  198. My First Interview
  199. My Personal Gripes with the Ten Commandments
  200. Mysterious Giant Mushrooms
  201. Mystery Birds
  202. Mystery Fruits
  203. Natural versus Man-Made
  204. Never Donate or Trade In Your Car
  205. Next Please
  206. No Fear
  207. No Long-Term Planning is Stupid
  208. No Ouching
  209. Nothing is Perfect
  210. Observing Objects near the Speed of Light
  211. Obsolete Technologies and their Replacements
  212. Offensive Topics
  213. Open Mind, Open Heart
  214. Optimistic?
  215. Overcoming Fear
  216. Overcoming Laziness
  217. Packaging Pollution
  218. Papaya Bugs
  219. Past, Present, and Future
  220. Patience versus Optimization
  221. Perpetual Motion
  222. Pessimism versus Realism
  223. Pet Peeve #1: No Long Term Future
  224. Pet Peeve #2: Public Toilets
  225. Pet Peeve #3: All Natural is NOT Necessarily Good
  226. Pet Peeve #4: Most Foods are Organic
  227. Pet Peeve #5: The Best Parking Space
  228. Picture of a Funny Misspelled Sign
  229. Picture of a Least Chipmunk
  230. Pictures of Cherry Blossoms
  231. Plans
  232. Plant a BETTER Tree
  233. Please Help Classify These Mushrooms
  234. Possessions are a Burden
  235. Possible Cure for Canker Sores
  236. Postponement is Abandonment
  237. Power Front Sunshades
  238. Practice Practice Practice
  239. Preventing Damage from Leaky Sinks
  240. Problem with All Toys
  241. Proof: 0 * Undefined = -1
  242. Proud to be Proud
  243. Proving Evolution
  244. Quality of Life (Part 2)
  245. Quality of Life
  246. Racism is Ignorance and Hatred
  247. Racist against Racists
  248. Raising Children Fairly and Equally
  249. Reason versus Faith
  250. Reason versus Religion
  251. Reasons for Apathy
  252. Recycle Christmas Trees
  253. Recycle Old Computers and Broken Electronics
  254. Recycling Batteries
  255. Recycling Kitchen Waste
  256. Recycling Rain Water
  257. Recycling Yard Waste
  258. Reducing the Electricity Consumption of Water Heaters
  259. Relieving Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Increasing Computer Productivity
  260. Religious Thought throughout the Middle Ages
  261. Retirement Calculator
  262. Revenge Prolongs Pain
  263. Revenge is a Dish Best Not Served
  264. Safety Issue with the Ford Edge 2010
  265. Safety Issue with the Honda Odyssey
  266. Save Money at Target
  267. Saving Money versus Saving Time
  268. Selecting a College Major
  269. Self-Confidence is Key in Poker
  270. Sentences Ending in Prepositions
  271. Short-Term versus Long-Term Capital Gains
  272. Sierpinski Triangle Using HTML 5
  273. Simple Headache Relief
  274. Six Benefits of Emergency Power Generators for Homes
  275. Sleep Nightmare
  276. Sleeping on your Stomach
  277. Small, Average, Great, and Greater Minds
  278. Soft Drinks are Liquid Candy
  279. Speaking Carefully and Correctly
  280. Spicy Hot versus Temperature Hot
  281. Stainless Steel Refrigerators
  282. Sterilizing Cell Phones
  283. Stop Playing Car Music
  284. Stop Re-Building Homes in the Floodplains
  285. Stop Using Credit Cards
  286. Stopping Junk Mail
  287. Stupid Questions versus Stupid People
  288. Suddenly Rich?
  289. Suffering Leads to Wisdom
  290. Superstition versus Reason
  291. Surprises
  292. Teaching Patience
  293. Teflon Cars
  294. The 5 Types of CEOs and What Motivates Them
  295. The Advantages and Disadvantages of Tenure
  296. The Advantages and Disadvantages of eStatements
  297. The Advantages of Setting Goals
  298. The Benefits of Delegation
  299. The Best Mortgage Comparison Website is Bankrate.com
  300. The Blame Game
  301. The Controversy over Stem Cell Research
  302. The Dangers of Scheduling with your Boss
  303. The Dangers of Traveling near the Speed of Light
  304. The Decreasing Quality of Movies
  305. The Definition of Morality and Ethics
  306. The Definition of Tuckle
  307. The Definitions of Lower, Middle, and Upper Classes
  308. The Dilemma for Young Women
  309. The Effects of the Black Death on the Middle Ages
  310. The First Worldwide Culture is the Internet
  311. The Four-Step Plan to End Credit Card Offer Solicitations
  312. The Great Waste of Pumpkins
  313. The Guessing Game
  314. The Highest Possible Score in Backgammon
  315. The History and Introduction of Nuclear Chemistry and the Atomic Model
  316. The History and Psychological Effects of UFOs on the American People
  317. The Merits of Two Backups
  318. The Most Dangerous Weapon
  319. The Mystery of Light and the Theory of Relativity
  320. The Origin of Morality and Ethics
  321. The Price of Progress
  322. The Problem with LASIK
  323. The Problem with Transitions Eyeglasses
  324. The Problems with IT Firefighting
  325. The Pros and Cons of Atheism
  326. The Pros and Cons of Bottled Water
  327. The Pros and Cons of Corporal Punishment
  328. The Pros and Cons of Negativity
  329. The Pros and Cons of Nootropics
  330. The Pros and Cons of Organic Food and Farming
  331. The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters
  332. The Right and Wrong Ways to Boost Morale
  333. The Road to Enlightenment is Paved with Selfishness
  334. The Secret of Success
  335. The Secret to Happiness
  336. The Secret to a Clean Home
  337. The Secret to a Well Kept Yard
  338. The Secret to the Bellagio Hotel's Buffet
  339. The Source of All Evil
  340. The Suffering of Others
  341. The Television versus the Internet
  342. The Turtle and the Rabbit
  343. The Types of Employees at Large Companies
  344. The Types of Managers
  345. The Ultimate Green Wedding
  346. The World's Most Annoying Game
  347. The World's Stupidest Game: Coin Toss: Heads or Tails
  348. Think Before Donating
  349. Think Before You Speak
  350. Think More, Do Better
  351. Thinking versus Doing
  352. This is a Social Bookmarking Experiment
  353. Those Who Ignore History are Doomed to Repeat It
  354. Time Travel Theories
  355. Time is Our Most Valuable Asset
  356. Tips for Creating Customized Greeting Cards
  357. To All Smokers and Non-Smokers
  358. To Rationality Help Humanity
  359. To Rationally Help Humanity
  360. To Rent or Own?
  361. Toilet Paper is Not Sterile
  362. Top 18 Signs Your Department is Being Laid Off
  363. Top 4 Benefits of Wearing Safety Footwear
  364. Top Ten Reasons Why No One Clicks on Your Ads
  365. Turn a Dream into a Goal
  366. Turn your Scrap into Quick Cash
  367. Two Car Insurance Cards
  368. Umbrellas, Umbrellas, Umbrellas
  369. Undefined * Undefined = Undefined
  370. Undefined + Undefined = Undefined
  371. Undefined and Imaginary Numbers: Divide by Zerp
  372. Understanding Behavior Types
  373. Understanding Emergency Food Supplies
  374. Understanding Heavy Metal Music
  375. Understanding the Sanctity of Marriage
  376. Upgrading Smoke Detectors
  377. Useless Christmas Gifts
  378. Voice Mail Enhancement Idea
  379. Waking Up Less Sleepy
  380. Web 2.0 versus AdSense
  381. Wetting Public Toilet Paper in Public Restrooms
  382. What Causes Stress?
  383. What Doesn't Kill Us Will Try Again
  384. What You Need to do when Global Warming Causes Rising Sea Levels
  385. What does Infinity Divided by Infinity Equal?
  386. What does Infinity Minus Infinity Equal?
  387. What does Infinity to the Negative One Power Equal to?
  388. What does Zero Times Infinity Equal?
  389. What is Rich?
  390. What is Wrong with "How are You?"
  391. When to Replace an Aging Car
  392. Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?
  393. Who is Crazier?
  394. Why Demonstrations and Petitions Do Not Work
  395. Why Freshly Cut Grass Smells Good
  396. Why Outdoor Games are Best for Fitness?
  397. Why People Interrupt
  398. Why People Make Bad Decisions
  399. Why Rumors are Bad
  400. Why Would Aliens Attack Humanity?
  401. Why a Career Turns into a Job
  402. Why do Foods Taste Better when Someone Else Cooks?
  403. Wooden versus Concrete Roofs
  404. Words with Silent Letters
  405. Wristwatches are a Dying Technology
  406. Wristwatches are still Dying
  407. YOLO and Wisdom
  408. ln 0 is Undefined