Category Archives: Core thought

A new kind of self-awareness

‘Overview’ is a short film that explores the phenomenon of ‘the Overview Effect’ through interviews with five astronauts who have experienced it, and features insights from commentators and thinkers on the wider implications and importance of this understanding for society, … Continue reading

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Total solar eclipse: coincidence?

Preamble: There are five video clips in this wibblette. The longest is just over three minutes long, and they total a smidgeon over ten minutes. Just so you know. The short clip above, which comes from an hour-long BBC documentary … Continue reading

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Asking the right questions

Brian Greene explains that we live at a point in space and time that allows us a particular view of the cosmos. Continue reading

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We are a way for the Cosmos to know itself

As a prelude to an article I’m working on now that I plan to publish shortly, I offer you Carl Sagan’s words… The Cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be. Our contemplations of the Cosmos … Continue reading

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Here’s a question that really matters…

The guys from Positive Money went to ask young people a few questions about money. The first questions they asked were no-brainers. “Duh, everyone knows that.” But then they asked: Do you know where money comes from? Our money system … Continue reading

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So: you think your email is private? Think again…

We the people are walking blindfold into a future in which unaccountable anyones can access our private thoughts. Continue reading

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The awakening of homo fatuus brutus

The idea of gaining acceptance for a change of species name for humanity is all but impossible — and yet, at the same time, totally necessary. Continue reading

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How to change the world

The illimitable ocean consists of drops of water. Each drop of water counts. When a myriad drops of water move in the same direction, there is the irresistible tide… Continue reading

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How Man’s Effect On Nature Will Change Your Life

Further musings on the absurd antics of the dominant extant species on the only life-bearing planet known to said species. Continue reading

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MODERNISING MONEY

Originally posted on MODERN TIMES IN MUDSHIRES:
Money creation should only be used in the public interest ? The same banks that caused the financial crisis currently have the power to create 97% of the UK’s money. They’ve used this…

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