Reflections on society, drawn from philosophical thinking about current day politics, science and spirituality
Challenging waste and exploitation
Waste and exploitation are intimately connected and contained within our cultural DNA. How do we imagine new, grassroots and decentralised ways of tackling them and discovering a better, fairer and more connected future?
How to stop being who you think you are and find your own path (spoiler alert: involves jumping)
Kindness bidding (accepting and advancing the offer)
How practicing kindness, rapport and gratitude can transform communication and change the world - one relationship at a time.
Language and Memory Systems
This blog examines the relationship between linguistics and systems of memory, including schema (gestalt) building via language; Theory of Mind (ToM) and its relationship to learning how to articulate and communicate at an early age; Semantic, Episodic and Procedural memory systems and the role of short vs long term memory. (All material sourced from University of Sydney Psychology Degree).
Partial mistrust and total acceptance (morality)
Take a little mud and expose the diamonds
Whose shoes are you wearing? (2003)
A discompassionate tale of empathy