Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Google University Effect

A very useful piece about the effect of the Internet on human thinking, which can then impact social relationships and cohesion. …….. I remain endlessly fascinated with the incredible social experiment we have all been living through over the last … Continue reading

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Greece claims Germany owes them money from World War Two

I find it truly sad how such a once-great nation like Greece – home of Socrates and Aristotle, birthplace of democracy and the modern Olympics – could sink to such pitiful depths. The country has chosen not to take responsibility for … Continue reading

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The dangers of certitude

One of the most intelligent articles I have ever read on the issue of religion versus science. Philip Bowring says that whatever our faith, secular or religious, there is a need to continually question received opinion, in the spirit of … Continue reading

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How music helps resolve our deepest inner conflicts

Billions of people enjoy music; many feel that they can’t live without it. Why? It’s a question that has puzzled scientists and philosophers for centuries. 2,400 years ago Aristotle wondered, “Why does music, being just sounds, remind us of the … Continue reading

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