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Psychology

Locked

That which frees us is also that which binds us.

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politics

There is no perfect social system

Just as there may never be any isolated closure and teleological endpoint to logic, physics and mathematics – there can also never be any such thing as the “one true way” or ideological and social perfection. There are only successive approximations and iterative algorithmic refinements towards a better world, without end.

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culture

Choice and Illusion

Do our choices choose us ?

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culture

Humanity: Havoc or Hope ?

Humanity requires a singular, unifying goal…

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culture

An Abstraction of Flight

There exists a certain and specific (yet unbounded) freedom in our perception of the flight of birds…

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culture

Product

We are all products…

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culture

Conformity

An interesting montage of ideas and images, reflections from some powerful thinkers on the topic of conformity. Possibly more important than ever in our current socially-mediated, hyper-normative mass communications world…

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culture

Veiled

We suffocate ourselves in the symbols and signs, stories and concepts that we think represent life but in so doing we actually distract ourselves from the simplest fact of just living…

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culture

Disengaging

The world will continue unravelling, with or without me…

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life

Some Facts

You will never fully understand why you do the things you do nor why you have done things you have done…

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creativity

Nurturing Creativity

Nurture creativity wherever you find it – in yourself, in others or in the world. It is far too precious to waste…

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Philosophy

Freedom of Belief

I think we should practice respect for cultural traditions but not at the cost of recognising that the interpretations and translation of faith and its various assertions of truth exist in an altogether different dimension of belief than does science and the rational analysis of reality…