Category Archives: Our Culture / Ourselves

What’s Next For CoVid-19: Some Wild Guesses

Current CoVid-19 deaths for North America West Coast jurisdictions to [EDIT] March 30 per the nCoVid2019 Dashboard, and projected most likely (95% confidence intervals: +/- 50%) total deaths to the end of this wave of the pandemic for each jurisdiction … Continue reading

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No Choice But to Misbehave

In my now decades-long exploration of what it means to be human, some things now seem quite clear to me, while others continue to puzzle me. Some of the things that are clear, though I once thought them preposterous: After … Continue reading

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Links of the Quarter: March 2020

The mass of mankind is ruled not by its own intermittent moral sensations, still less by self-interest, but by the needs of the moment. It seems fated to wreck the balance of life on Earth — and thereby to be … Continue reading

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Nothing ‘You’ Would Be Interested In

This is a transcription of the introduction to Jim Newman’s ‘radical non-duality’ meeting in Vienna last month. Its message will never really make ‘sense’ to the individual, but I thought it one of the most articulate statements yet about what … Continue reading

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Ask Yourself This

Image by Min An from Pexels, CC0 A couple of years ago, I wrote a post called May I Ask a Question?, which summarized my thoughts on what makes a great question, the benefits of such questions, and the types … Continue reading

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Conversations on Radical Non-Duality

If you’re really into radical non-duality — the idea that there is no ‘you’ and that nothing separate is ‘real’, just an appearance in a limitless field of possibilities — you might want to subscribe to Frank McCaughey’s treasure trove … Continue reading

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What’s Apparently Happening: Frank McCaughey & Tim Cliss

Tim Cliss (left) in England; Frank McCaughey (right) in Dublin, Ireland (screen shot) For those intrigued by the ideas of radical non-duality, who are not drawn to watch long videos and prefer to learn by reading, here is an edited … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Animal

This clip is an 8-second excerpt of a short doc by Journey to the Microcosmos; this is almost exactly what I see under my little microscope I am watching a couple of tardigrades — an animal quite distinct from any … Continue reading

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Links of the Month: January 2020

Too many great links to wait until the end of the quarter to post them all. So here we go with another Links of the Month: PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S END cartoon by Michael Leunig The Unnecessariat: A fascinating ‘future state’ … Continue reading

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The Apology

photo by the author Eve Ensler, playwright, author, and screenwriter, recently wrote a haunting and powerful book called The Apology, and, after writing it, she realized that there was an apology inside her waiting to be spoken too. She explains: … Continue reading

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