Where did the universe come from? Book Review

I suppose I should have expected the answers this book provides. I won’t say what those are because that would spoil the reading of the book for some people. Basically, physicists face a fundamental problem in that they have come no nearer to creating / finding a Theory of Everything in the last hundred years.Continue reading “Where did the universe come from? Book Review”

This Can’t Be Happening by George Monbiot

Number 4 in the ‘Penguin Books – Green Ideas’ series, this book is a collection of speeches and essays by the investigative journalist and ‘professional troublemaker’ George Monbiot, a leading voice in the fight for climate justice. This book isn’t just about the obvious changes we have to make such as removing petrol-driven cars fromContinue reading “This Can’t Be Happening by George Monbiot”

The Precipice by Noam Chomsky

This is a collection of interviews with America’s leading public intellectual from the time of the rise to power of Donald Trump to the end of his presidency. Noam Chomsky sheds light on how neoliberalism came into effect in the time of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher and has increased in intensity since, so thatContinue reading “The Precipice by Noam Chomsky”

Synchronicity – CG Jung

CG Jung first used the word synchronicity in 1930 in a memorial address for Richard Wilhelm, the translator of the I Ching or Book of Changes. Jung was seeking to explain the modus operandi of the I Ching and in later lectures he equated it with the Chinese concept of Tao. The philosophical principle thatContinue reading “Synchronicity – CG Jung”

Synchronicity – CG Jung

CG Jung first used the word synchronicity in 1930 in a memorial address for Richard Wilhelm, the translator of the I Ching or Book of Changes. Jung was seeking to explain the modus operandi of the I Ching and in later lectures he equated it with the Chinese concept of Tao. The philosophical principle thatContinue reading “Synchronicity – CG Jung”

The Roots of Coincidence – Arthur Koestler

For many decades, extra-sensory perception (ESP) – including clairvoyance and telepathy – has been dismissed as illusion and fakery. ESP was compared with the world of physics as scientists thought it existed and dismissed as unimportant and contradictory to the established scientific norms. But nowadays, with the advent of Quantum Physics breaking the established modelsContinue reading “The Roots of Coincidence – Arthur Koestler”

The Roots of Coincidence – Arthur Koestler

For many decades, extra-sensory perception (ESP) – including clairvoyance and telepathy – has been dismissed as illusion and fakery. ESP was compared with the world of physics as scientists thought it existed and dismissed as unimportant and contradictory to the established scientific norms. But nowadays, with the advent of Quantum Physics breaking the established modelsContinue reading “The Roots of Coincidence – Arthur Koestler”

Some more thoughts…

For you from some of my recent magazine reading. China Like other middle-income countries China has a debt problem about one third of its GDP is tied up in an indebted property sector that appears to be in crisis. Like other middle-income countries China risks “getting old before it gets rich”; its working-age population isContinue reading “Some more thoughts…”

Some more thoughts…

For you from some of my recent magazine reading. China Like other middle-income countries China has a debt problem about one third of its GDP is tied up in an indebted property sector that appears to be in crisis. Like other middle-income countries China risks “getting old before it gets rich”; its working-age population isContinue reading “Some more thoughts…”

Some thoughts…

For you from some of my recent magazine reading. A paradox of freedom The more people’s choices expand, the more human beings demand a stable space in which to make them. When this is threatened security eclipses liberty, for if order in society can no longer be relied on freedom has little value. The lessonContinue reading “Some thoughts…”