Purposeless perfection


In the West people are immersed if not drowning in purpose and its companion drudgery. Everything has to be explained by its purpose; Babies are born in order to replace the dieing. Grade one has to be completed in order to enter grade two. Religion provides the club over your head that prevents you from …

Extinction Rebellion


Are we heading for a global food crisis within ten years, mass starvation and millions of refuges? And what can we do about it anyway? The U.K. group Extinction Rebellion believe they have a template offering to lay down their liberty and lives in opposition to collapse. Trump Resort in Ireland Will Build Seawalls to …

Thinking about thinking


It’s about 22 years since IBM’s Deep Blue beat World Champion Gary Kasparov in chess. The current software Komodo now ranks far higher than any human brain in existence. Humans distinguish themselves in reflective thought. That is we not only think but we think about thinking and by doing so we rewrite our brains and …

Is Ego Godlike?


I think it’s a bit odd that the Abrahamic religions concept of God is an ego. An ego is something that doesn’t belong in nature, it is separate and foreign to it. There is no harmony between ego and nature. Nature is foreign in this context and only exists to be utilized by ego. And …

The Hermit had no clothes 


People are forever signaling you what you are. They measure you up, evaluate you, and then encapsulate you in a unit of thought appropriately labeled and contained. It’s not enough to do this but if you miss their expectations they tell you so with a sharp redress and you are supposed to remember your place, …