Dear God

Dear God; dear Universe; dear Paradoxical Exigence of the Mind, I awake to the quarantine of the rain, spraying me like an infected bloom; my inner voice trying to cleanse me of the consternation that has clouded my internal skies for some time now; sparking storms and raging waves that crash against your distant shores. […]

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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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Choice

The problem with not recognising that we are solely responsible for our own happiness is that we spend nearly all of our time looking to blame someone else for the way we feel. We credit others with the power to either lift us up, or bring us down, when that job is ours, and ours […]

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Fog

You turn a shadow into human form, And expect her to forget. To grow with wisdom through her life, If only to remember. I understand this paradigm, This condition of the genes, That manifests such narrow minds, That are haunted by our dreams. We head for home Through fog and dark, Not knowing where This […]

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…Four, Five, Styx

I realise it might be time to stop mucking about and put my money where my mouth is. I’ve become relatively comfortable sitting on the impartial fence watching and participating in the odd debate, that if I’m honest has very little bearing if any on my beliefs. As a reflection of who I am as […]

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I think that people’s intelligence should be measured by degrees of gullibility rather than cognitive function. You would get a more accurate overview of trends in society and world events. I think it would reveal that self-preservation rates higher than common sense.

“IQ test to be replaced by the Haiku test; express in 11 syllables why you are incapable of seeing the bleeding obvious?”