The Physics of Common Sense

I am re-posting this piece as it appears to have slipped through the net. Enjoy!   Validating one’s moment to moment experience is an important thing. It underpins our sense of identity, and has the power to either reinforce or destroy relationships, and I refer to all interrelationships with others. When our individual integrity is […]

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The Science of Common Sense

Validating one’s moment to moment experience is an important thing. It underpins our sense of identity, and has the power to either reinforce or destroy relationships, and I refer to all interrelationships with others. When our individual integrity is called into question a pivotal moment is created in which evaluative decisions are to be made, […]

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Sunday Tuesday.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 – 9:38am Today feels like a Sunday. Some distant memory of how Sundays used to be when I was a kid: quiet. I like quiet. There is something very comforting about quiet, or at least where ambient sounds are kept to a minimum. As a child, quiet meant that I wasn’t […]

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The Silence of Possibility

Excerpt from my book – untitled as yet. * Thursday, 29 December 2016 – 10:49am It’s fascinating to me that as I re-read some of the Seth material that I first began reading twenty years ago that it mirrors almost exactly what I’ve been writing about of late. Perhaps it could be said that all […]

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Yāska – Of Wise Men

“You have my full attention. The river of knowledge runs Wide and deep. Words mingle In amongst the fishes; scaling Depths that know no shiver Of doubt or remorse. Winged Syllables fill the air with resonant Compulsion; to breathe forth Lamenting changes in the blossoms Of the trees. Cranes digest nouns, And phrases are borne […]

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Truth V Common Sense

Knowledge as representing an indefatigable truth applicable to all of humanity, that is, each and every individual comprising humanity is a delusion. It is a convenience that applies to the person or persons that believe such a notion ensures safety and survival within a localised social and cultural setting. That kind of knowledge would be […]

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Wot you lookin a’?

What constitutes correct language in not necessarily an adherence to prescriptive norms. Within the english-speaking world alone today there are around 80 different official forms, each with their own distinct lexis, written and spoken grammars and variant dialects. It could be said that many of the intra and cross-cultural differences and divisions amongst speakers of […]

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Scratch n’sniff Icebergs

I’m re-posting this piece in light of an ensuing discussion about language that my previous post has sparked. I want to highlight that any notion of truth validated by linguistic exchange is vague at best and relies on mutual trust within a given social group, be they a body of scientists, or you and me […]

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