Questions of our Time 1 – To Have or To Be?

By |2020-04-05T10:25:32+01:00April 5th, 2020|Essays|

 ‘the physical survival of the human race depends on a radical change of the human heart.' Erich Fromm The German-born humanistic philosopher and social psychologist Erich Fromm spent most of his working life trying to understand the human condition – and its predicament. He came to the conclusion that only a fundamental change in [...]

Consensus Reality Meltdown 4 – The Reset Button

By |2020-03-30T18:40:51+01:00March 27th, 2020|Blog, Essays|

The Reset Button   ‘We are dreaming a symbolic world, only briefly waking to what is real’ Arthur Deikman   We thought our reality was stable – a linear progression of events that had order and logic. Most people in modern societies were born into conditions of stability and security that created bubbles of contentment [...]

Consensus Reality Meltdown 3 – Self-Fulfilling Memes

By |2020-03-26T18:16:08+01:00March 26th, 2020|Blog, Essays|

It is time to acknowledge that the bubble of perception that forms one’s reality is not a solid structure. It is fluid and continuously shifting, readapting, and, from time to time, it wobbles. The information and inputs we receive, and process, affects our sense of reality. Recently, this consensus reality bubble that most people [...]

Consensus Reality Meltdown 2 – The Erosion of Perception

By |2020-03-25T13:44:07+01:00March 17th, 2020|Blog, Essays|

The Erosion of Perception   ‘Not the body but the soul becomes the subject of techno-social domination.’ Franco Berardi Modern technological societies are creeping more and more into a form of abstraction. This has been officially labelled as the ‘erosion of the collective perception of objective facts.’ I call it the continuation of the [...]

A Metaphysical Malaise?

By |2020-01-23T17:54:49+01:00January 23rd, 2020|Essays|

‘The real tragedy of our time lies not so much in the unprecedented external events themselves as in the unprecedented ethical destitution and spiritual infirmity which they glaringly reveal.’ Paul Brunton   There is little doubt that we are living in an age of extreme contradictions where opposing trends appear to exist side by side. It [...]

Year Ahead 2020: A Consensus Reality Meltdown (CRM)

By |2020-03-17T13:44:02+01:00January 6th, 2020|Blog, Essays|

The year ahead into 2020 will continue a process that has already begun and which we are seeing unfolding around us across the globe. Many of us are asking - is reality broken? It almost seems so. Reality – whatever that is or was – has been gradually retreating behind a spectacle of make-believe. One result [...]

The Artificial Extension of Childhood

By |2019-12-06T10:17:47+01:00December 6th, 2019|Essays|

The early years of childhood are our formative years where the hearts and minds of young souls are nurtured and developed. It is also the period of compulsory schooling, a form of social and informational programming that reaches us early before we can become fully formed adults. What we understand today as ‘modern’ forms of [...]

Jung & the Invasion of the Collective Mind

By |2019-11-21T12:24:46+01:00November 21st, 2019|Essays|

The question we are confronted with is a collective one, and it concerns us all. Why are so many of us, our fellow humans, behaving so badly? And not only badly, but in a way that is detrimental to our own well-being. It would seem more than strange, verging on the insane, that any creature [...]

automatons – life inside the unreal machine

By |2019-10-23T09:03:10+01:00October 23rd, 2019|Essays, Writings|

ɔːˈtɒmət(ə)n/ noun a moving mechanical device made in imitation of a human being. a machine which performs a range of functions according to a predetermined set of coded instructions. used in similes and comparisons to refer to a person who seems to act in a mechanical or unemotional way.   “Don’t you wish you were [...]

POP SPIRIT – the commodification of spirituality & simulated desires

By |2019-10-16T12:26:10+01:00October 16th, 2019|Essays|

ˈspɪrɪt/ noun the non-physical part of a person which is the seat of emotions and character. the prevailing or typical quality, mood, or attitude of a person, group, or period of time. A moment of enlightenment is of no use to someone who needs a good week of it. Idries Shah   We may need [...]

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