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November 2020

To Hear Unspoken Words

To Hear Unspoken Words

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What does this sound like to you? I am not referring to the words themselves or the syntactic make-up of the sentence but the...
The Lapdog

For England, James?

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Amid a protracted take in Sam Mendes’ Skyfall, Daniel Craig plays a pensive James Bond sat tied to a chair waiting for a lift...
The Zoomers Are Coming

The Zoomers Are Coming

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I was born in 1980, too young to be gen X, too old to be a millennial. Labels elude me. However, I do have...
Throw Away Your Map

Throw Away Your Map

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In the last article I introduced the idea that the commonplace, generally accepted and promoted scientific way of apprehending the world as a machine...
The Fool

Tricksters and Fools

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2020 has been one hell of a year.  It doesn’t matter who or where you are, I’m sure you’ve felt what I have. A weird,...
Survivalism

Survivalism 2.0

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As I write this the US election results are sort-of coming along in a way that matches the rest of 2020; unpredictable and with...
Compassion

Compassion

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Left versus right, white versus black, dumb versus smart, young versus old. You’re too fat. You’re too skinny. You’re not rich enough. You’re too...
Quantity Culture

Quantity Culture

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We live in a time of quantity, which is not the same thing as a time of abundance. It’s a commonplace occurrence to find commentators...