The primary purpose of cultural systems, sub-systems and sub- or counter-cultures is also their primary method. That is (and fundamentally): the replication of the process of self-replication. Continue reading Culture: Gothic Complexity
Do our choices choose us ? Continue reading Choice and Illusion
Humanity requires a singular, unifying goal… Continue reading Humanity: Havoc or Hope ?
I’ve found myself several times near-hypnotised by the dancing patterns of ants on a summer day, swirling and pulsating across the ground near an ant nest; if you just stare at one spot and let your eyes defocus a little, … Continue reading Ant Colony
Yes. We are fundamentally free and in at least two different ways. At the social and cultural (or psychological) level – we do not determine the choices from which we choose but are free to choose from within the available … Continue reading You have Free Will
Decisions, both good and bad, are indelibly inked in time and like the bell which having been rung can not be un-struck, we just have to learn to live with them… Continue reading Bad Decisions
I wonder sometimes if all this digital media and virtual space we share is really something other than what it seems. We perceive a rich tapestry of choice and self-expression, a veritable cornucopia of tittilation, education and ideological assertion. It … Continue reading Go with the Flow: the Illusion of Choice ?