Category Archives: Philosophy

Becoming minimalist: “Happiness is not a destination, it’s a way of life.”

9 Common Pursuits That Rob Us of Happiness “Happiness is not a destination, it’s a way of life.” Happiness. We look for it in different places. Some of us hope to buy it. Some think we can earn it. Others … Continue reading

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Exit Jensen, engima and true believer

The outgoing Anglican Archbishop, Dr Peter Jensen, is leaving after 12 years at the post. One of interesting things Jensen mentioned; “You cannot trust human sinfulness.” Jensen has a problem with free market capitalism that is if anyone is allowed to … Continue reading

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And there was light…

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Human Brain Mapping

Brain mapping is a set of neuroscience techniques predicated on the mapping of (biological) quantities or properties onto spatial representations of the (human or non-human) brain resulting in maps. www.brain-map.org Funded by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen.

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A good article on interdependence

http://cloud81.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/84/ Stephen R. Covey, in his book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, points out that human beings evolve from dependence to independence and ultimately, if they are to fulfil their potential, they evolve beyond independence to a state of … Continue reading

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TVs not possible in 1926 by Lee De Forest a radio pioneer!

While theoretically and technically television may be feasible, commercially and financially it is an impossibility – Lee De Forest 1926

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Change, Courage and Wisdom

Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.

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Be Open!

Be Open! Mk 7:37 in the bible

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William Blake’s Poem

“To see a World in a Grain of Sand… And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the Palm of your hand, And Eternity in an hour.” William Blake

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What Makes Us Tick?

What Makes Us Tick? The Ten Desires that Drive us Hugh Mackay. The book that explains us to ourselves – from one of Australia’s most admired authors. 1. The desire to be taken seriously 2. The desire for my place … Continue reading

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