I have not found it any easier to accept uncertainty in recent years despite my intellectual acceptance that it is unavoidable.
Hope and Despair
For the miserable, moody and mercurial, one’s outlook can swivel on a sixpence. Or dime, if you prefer. Not so … More
Peace at Last
Very occasionally one gets a glimpse of peace and today was one of those all too rare days.
Could Adolf have chosen to behave differently?
Pavlov’s dog aside we do not expect, largely, to change the nature or behavior of an animal. Why should we expect to change our own?
Happiness and Genetic Bingo
We can expect limited success in our endeavours to change but some change is better than none. We may be able to tip the balance in our favour.
Solace for Deep Weariness
I’m sure there is peace to be had and I have often found snatches of it. The big trick is to make it last.
Why Write a Blog
I write to educate myself.
Consciousness can only be sought through science and empirical, rational thought.
Embrace the positive avoid the negative.
Am I a Quale?
A quale is the singular form of the plural qualia. Qualia are a linguistic attempt to describe the subjective experience of consciousness.
Dealing with Depression
If you can deal with depression at all you need to determine whether your life is causing your anxiety or whether it is your anxiety which is ruining your life.
Peace which the World Cannot Give?
Can we find peace in this world despite what the Book of Common Prayer says?